The City provides free visitor transportation to and from Rikers at the following locations:
All persons 16 years of age and older must present valid current identification.
Rikers Visit buses are ADA compliant and staffed by drivers with Vision Zero training.
In-Person Visits are only available on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
Rikers Visit Bus schedule
The typical one-way route time is 45 min for the Harlem stop and 60 min for the Brooklyn stop. This is subject to changing traffic conditions and therefore times may vary from those provided in the schedule as we expand this new service.
Call 311 for information about Rikers Visit Bus service.