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Service Areas & Commuter Lots

The 23 service areas on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway offer food, fuel, and a variety of services and amenities. The commuter lots provide parking spots for carpoolers and connections to regional bus services.

Service Areas

    • OCEAN VIEW SERVICE AREA (BOTH DIRECTIONS)

      Milepost: 18.3, Center median between exits 17 and 20, Cape May County
      GPS Coordinates: 39° 10' 52.797" LAT / -74° 43' 22.859" LON

      Services available:

      • APlus Convenience Store
      • Sunoco Service Station
      • Restrooms 
      • New Jersey Tourism Information Center - Open all year from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 7 days a week

This service area operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week from Memorial Day to Labor Day. For the rest of the year, the hours of operation are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

  • FRANK SINATRA SERVICE AREA (BOTH DIRECTIONS)

    Milepost: 41.4, Center median between exits 40 and 44, Atlantic County
    GPS Coordinates: 39° 28' 15.202" LAT / -74° 31' 43.822 LON

    Services available:

    • Dunkin'
    • Burger King
    • Auntie Anne's
    • Z Market
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Restrooms (including a family restroom)
  • CELIA CRUZ SERVICE AREA (BOTH DIRECTIONS)

    Milepost: 76, Center median between exits 74 and 80, Ocean County
    GPS Coordinates: 39° 52' 27.238" LAT / -74° 12' 52.634" LON

    Services available:

    • Burger King
    • Z Market
    • Dunkin'
    • Nathan's
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Restrooms (including a family restroom)
  • JUDY BLUME SERVICE AREA (BOTH DIRECTIONS)

    Milepost: 100 Located between Interchanges 98 and 100 north and southbound
    GPS Coordinates: 40° 11' 53.799" LAT / -74° 5' 56.758" LON

    Services available:

    • Starbucks
    • Shake Shack
    • Auntie Anne's
    • Z Market
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Restrooms (including a family restroom)
  • BON JOVI SERVICE AREA (BOTH DIRECTIONS)

    Milepost: 124, Center median between exits 124 and 124, just south of the Driscoll Bridge, Middlesex County
    GPS Coordinates: 40° 27' 58.365" LAT / -74° 17' 19.796" LON

    • Services available:

      • Starbucks
      • Burger King
      • Auntie Anne's
      • Popeyes
      • Z Market
      • Restrooms (including a family restroom)

    This location closed for renovations on November 28, 2023. The main building reopened on May 21, 2024. There are no fuel services available at this location until further notice. 

  •  COLONIA NORTH SERVICE AREA (NORTHBOUND)

    Milepost: 133, between exits 131B and 135, Middlesex County
    GPS Coordinates: 40° 35' 27.736" LAT / -74° 19' 23.285" LON

    Services available:

    • Exxon Service Station
    • Shell Service Station
    • Subway
    • Dunkin' Donuts
    • Circle K convenience store

    Colonia North and Colonia South are the only privately owned and operated facilities on the Parkway. 

  • COLONIA SOUTH SERVICE AREA (SOUTHBOUND)

    Milepost: 133, between exits 135 and 131B, Middlesex County
    GPS Coordinates: 40° 34' 54.972" LAT / -74° 19' 54.462" LON

    Services available:

    • Exxon Service Station
    • Shell Service Station
    • Subway
    • Dunkin' Donuts
    • Circle K convenience store

    Colonia South and Colonia North are the only privately owned and operated facilities on the Parkway. 

  • WHITNEY HOUSTON SERVICE AREA (NORTHBOUND)

    Milepost: 145, between exits 140 and 141, Union County
    GPS Coordinates: 40° 41' 54.822" LAT / -74° 15' 6.434" LON

    Services available:

    • Starbucks
    • Popeyes
    • Shake Shack 
    • Applegreen Convenience Store
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Restrooms (including a family restroom)
  • LARRY DOBY SERVICE AREA (NORTHBOUND)

    Milepost: 153, between exits 151 and 153A, Essex County
    GPS Coordinates: 40° 50' 17.258" LAT / -74° 10' 42.991" LON

    • APlus Convenience Store
    • Sunoco Service Station 
    • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (EVgo)
    • Restrooms
  • CONNIE CHUNG SERVICE AREA (SOUTHBOUND)

    Milepost: 153, between exits 153A and 151, Essex County
    GPS Coordinates: 40° 50' 10.797" LAT / -74° 10' 51.759" LON

    Services available:

    • Starbucks
    • Burger King
    • Chick-fil-A 
    • Applegreen Convenience Store
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (Applegreen Electric)
    • Restrooms (including a family restroom)
  • JAMES GANDOLFINI SERVICE AREA (BOTH DIRECTIONS)

    Milepost: 171, Center median between exits 171 and 172, Bergen County
    GPS Coordinates: 41° 2' 53.146" LAT / -74° 3' 59.310" LON

    The main building and service station at this location closed for renovations on December 4, 2023. They are expected to remain closed until mid-2024. No food, fuel, or restrooms will be available until they reopen. The commuter lot at this location will close for approximately four weeks starting on April 1st. The Rockland Coach commuter bus service, which normally operates out of the service area, will be temporarily relocated to the commuter parking area located off Exit 14 of the New York State Thruway in Clarkstown, Rockland County, New York.


Commuter Lots

  • INTERCHANGE 10

    Milepost: 9.9

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

  • OCEAN VIEW SERVICE AREA

    Milepost: 18.3

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

    NJ TRANSIT Bus Route #552 (Cape May to Atlantic City) stops at this Service Area and runs express service to the Atlantic City Bus Terminal. For schedule, click here.

  • INTERCHANGE 25

    Milepost: 25.4

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

  • FANK SINATRA SERVICE AREA

    Milepost: 41.1

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

  • CELIA CRUZ SERVICE AREA

    Milepost: 76

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

    Academy provides bus service to New York City from this location. Click here for information.

  • INTERCHANGE 81

    Milepost: 80.8

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

  • INTERCHANGE 91

    Milepost: 92.6

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

    NJ TRANSIT (Route #137) and Academy offer bus service to New York from the Brick Park and Ride in the northeast section of Interchange 91. NJ Transit also offers bus service to New York from the Dorado Park and Ride on Lanes Mill Road West, which is southwest of Interchange 91. For NJ Transit schedules, click here or call NJ TRANSIT's toll-free customer service number at (800) 772-2222. For Academy click here.

  • INTERCHANGE 98

    Milepost: 98.1

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

  • JUDY BLUME SERVICE AREA

    Milepost: 100

    This service area has three lots. The lot known as Belmar South is used primarily by carpoolers. It is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

    Bus Service is provided by Academy at the Belmar North and LukOil Commuter Lots. For schedules, click here.

  • INTERCHANGE 105

    Milepost: 106.3

    The carpool lot at the south end is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

    Bus service is provided by Academy. For schedules, click here.

  • EXIT 109 NORTHBOUND / ACADEMY BUS LOT

    Milepost: 109.9

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

    Bus service is provided by Academy. For schedules, click here.

  • EXIT 109 SOUTHBOUND

    Milepost: 110.4

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

  • PNC BANK ARTS CENTER / SOUTHBOUND

    Milepost: 116

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

    Academy Bus offers New York Commuter Service from this lot. For schedules, click here.

  • INTERCHANGE 120 - SOUTHBOUND

    Milepost: 121.1

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

    Bus service is provided by NJ TRANSIT. For schedules, click here or call NJ TRANSIT's toll-free customer service number at (800) 772-2222.

  • JON BON JOVI SERVICE AREA

    Milepost: 124

    There are two commuter lots in this service area.

    The carpool lot at the south end is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

    Bus service is provided by Academy from the lot at the north end of the service area. For schedules, click here.

  • WHITNEY HOUSTON SERVICE AREA

    Milepost: 142.3

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

  • CONNIE CHUNG SERVICE AREA

    Milepost: 153

    The service area is under construction. No commuter parking is available.

  • ALLWOOD ROAD

    Milepost: 154.3

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

    New Jersey Transit operates this Garden State Parkway Commuter Parking facility and currently offers Daily Parking ($2.00 per Day) and Monthly Parking ($25.00 per month) Parking permits through the available parking payment kiosk on site. For schedule, call NJ TRANSIT's toll-free customer service number at (800) 772-2222.

  • INTERCHANGE 165 - N/S COMMUTER LOTS

    Milepost: 165

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

    Bus service is provided by NJ TRANSIT. For schedules, click hereor call NJ TRANSIT's toll-free customer service number at (800) 772-2222.

  • JAMES GANDOLFINI SERVICE AREA

    Milepost: 171

    Rockland Coaches serve this location.

Service Areas

  • JOHN FENWICK SERVICE AREA (NORTHBOUND)

    Named for the founder of the first permanent English settlement in New Jersey.

    Milepost: 5.4, between Interchanges 1 and 2, Oldmans Township, Salem County
    GPS Coordinate: 39° 41' 44.049" LAT / -75° 23' 46.695" LON

    This service area is closed for renovations. No food, fuel, or restrooms are available.

 

  • CLARA BARTON SERVICE AREA (SOUTHBOUND)

    Named for the woman who founded the American Red Cross and established the first free school in New Jersey.

    Milepost: 5.4, between Interchanges 2 and 1, Oldmans Township, Salem County
    GPS Coordinate: 39° 41' 52.553" LAT / -75° 23' 48.244" LON

    This service area is closed for renovations. No food, fuel, or restrooms are available.

     

  • WALT WHITMAN SERVICE AREA (SOUTHBOUND)

    Named for the great American poet who lived in Camden for the last decade of his life.

    Milepost: 30.2, between Interchanges 3 and 4, Cherry Hill Township, Camden County
    GPS Coordinate: 39° 53' 9.306" LAT / -75° 0' 9.947" LON

    Services available:

    • Popeyes
    • Starbucks
    • Shake Shack
    • Applegreen convenience store
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (Tesla)
    • Restrooms (including a family restroom) 

     

  • JAMES FENIMORE COOPER SERVICE AREA (NORTHBOUND)

    Named for the Burlington native who wrote "The Last of the Mohicans"

    Milepost: 39.4, between Interchanges 4 and 5, Mount Laurel, Burlington County
    GPS Coordinate: 39° 58' 50.291" LAT / -74° 53' 18.236" LON

    Services available:

    • Burger King
    • Auntie Anne's
    • Popeyes
    • Starbucks
    • Applegreen convenience store
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (Tesla)
    • Restrooms (including a family restroom) 

     

  • WOODROW WILSON SERVICE AREA (NORTHBOUND)

    Named for the New Jersey governor who became the 28th President of the United States

    Milepost: 58.7, between Interchanges 7 and 7A Hamilton Township, Mercer County
    GPS Coordinate: 40° 10' 34.420" LAT / -74 37' 43.105" LON

    Services available:

    • Burger King
    • Subway
    • Panda Express
    • Dunkin'
    • Applegreen convenience store
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (Tesla)
    • Restrooms (including a family restroom) 

     

  • RICHARD STOCKTON SERVICE AREA (SOUTHBOUND)

    Named for the Mercer County native who was a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

    Milepost: 58.7, between Interchanges 7A and 7 Hamilton Township, Mercer County
    GPS Coordinate: 40° 10' 40.171" LAT / -74° 37' 52.122" LON

    Services available:

    • Burger King
    • Auntie Anne's
    • Nathan's
    • Dunkin' Donuts
    • Z Market
    • Vending
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (Tesla)
    • Restrooms (including a family restroom)

     

  • MOLLY PITCHER SERVICE AREA (SOUTHBOUND)

    Named for a Revolutionary War heroine

    Milepost: 71.7, between Interchanges 8 and 8A Cranbury, Middlesex County
    GPS Coordinate: 40° 19' 15.867" LAT / -74° 29' 17.891" LON

    Services available:

    • Shake Shack
    • Subway
    • Panda Express
    • Starbucks
    • Applegreen convenience store
    • Vending
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (Tesla)
    • Restrooms (including a family restroom) 

     

  • JOYCE KILMER SERVICE AREA (NORTHBOUND)

    Named for the New Brunswick native who achieved fame as a poet, journalist, and critic.

    Milepost: 78.7, between Interchanges 8A and 9 East Brunswick, Middlesex County
    GPS Coordinate: 40° 25' 0.251" LAT / -74° 26' 37.409" LON

  • Dunkin'
  • Nathans
  • Popeyes
  • Shake Shack/li>
  • Applegreen convenience store
  • Sunoco Service Station
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (Tesla)
  • Restrooms (including a family restroom) 

 

  • GROVER CLEVELAND SERVICE AREA (NORTHBOUND)

    Named for the Caldwell native who served as the 22nd and 24th President of the United States.

    Milepost: 92.9, between Interchanges 11 and 12 Woodbridge Township, Middlesex County
    GPS Coordinate: 40° 33' 25.388" LAT / -74° 15' 47.486" LON

    Services available:

    • Starbucks
    • ReFRESH & Co.
    • Popeyes
    • Nathan's
    • Auntie Anne's
    • Vending
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Restrooms (including a family restroom)

     

  • THOMAS EDISON SERVICE AREA (SOUTHBOUND)

    Named for the great inventor who did much of his most important work at a lab in the Menlo Park section of the township that now bears his name

    Milepost: 92.9, between Interchanges 11 and 12 Woodbridge Township, Middlesex County
    GSP Coordinate: 40° 33' 36.208" LAT / -74° 15' 52.573" LON

    Services available:

    • Starbucks
    • Pret-A-Manger
    • Burger King
    • Auntie Anne's
    • Chick-fil-A
    • Z Market
    • Vending
    • A-Plus Market
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Restrooms (including a family restroom) 

     

  • ALEXANDER HAMILTON SERVICE AREA (SOUTHBOUND)

    Named for the Founding Father and political philosopher who served as the first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

    Milepost: 111.6, Easterly Alignment, between Interchanges 15E and 16E Secaucus, Hudson County
    GPS Coordinate: 40° 46' 11.820" LAT / -74° 3' 54.905" LON

    Services available:

    • Starbucks
    • A Plus Convenience Store
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Restrooms

     

  • VINCE LOMBARDI SERVICE AREA (BOTH DIRECTIONS)

    Named for the Latin and chemistry teacher at St. Cecilia’s High School in Englewood who went on to become a legendary coach in the NFL

    Milepost: 116 Easterly Alignment & 115.5 Westerly Alignment, Ridgefield Borough, Bergen County
    GPS Coordinate: 40° 49' 36.945" LAT / -74° 1' 41.258" LON


    Services available:

    • Shake Shack
    • Popeyes
    • Pret-A-Manger
    • Dunkin' Donuts
    • Travel Mart
    • Vending
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Restrooms (including a family restroom)
    • Truck parking
    • Commuter parking in NJTRANSIT lot
    • Car and van pool parking

     


Commuter Lots

  • 8A INTERCHANGE PARK AND RIDE

    Milepost: 0, Route 130, Cranbury, Middlesex County

    This park-and-ride facility is located just off Interchange 8A at the corner of Route 130 South and Friendship Road. From the toll booth, take Route 32 West to Route 130 South. The park-and-ride is on the right about 600 feet after the turn.

    Parking permits are sold as follows:

    • Daily Permits are available for $2.00 per day and are only valid for the date purchased.
    • Monthly Permits are available for $35.00 per month and are only valid for that month. The Monthly Permits can be purchased at the Ticket Sales office located within the terminal. The Monthly Permits are sold from the 28th day of each month to the 5th day of the following month.

    Academy and Coach USA Suburban Transit offer coordinated bus service to New York City from this location. For a schedule, click here.

  • VINCE LOMBARDI PARK AND RIDE

    Milepost: 116 Easterly Alignment & 115.5 Westerly Alignment

    NJ TRANSIT provides weekday bus service between this park-and-ride facility and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City. For schedule, click here.