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Alternative Subway & Bus Information for Long Island Rail Road Customers

Eastbound

This page has been created to familiarize LIRR customers with options that may be useful if severe weather or other events require a full or partial suspension of LIRR train service. This convenient reference tool consolidates information on existing bus and subway routes so that customers have all the available transportation options.

 

BABYLON BRANCH

 

FAR ROCKAWAY BRANCH

East of Rosedale:


Locust Manor, Laurelton & Rosedale:

 

HEMPSTEAD BRANCH

East of Floral Park:


Hollis, Queens Village, Bellerose & Floral Park:

 

LONG BEACH BRANCH

 

MONTAUK BRANCH

 

OYSTER BRANCH

 

PORT JEFFERSON BRANCH

East of Hicksville:


New Hyde Park, Merillon Ave & Mineola:


Carle Place, Westbury & Hicksville:

 

PORT WASHINGTON BRANCH

 

RONKONKOMA BRANCH

 

WEST HEMPSTEAD BRANCH


St. Albans:

 

Transit Hubs in Jamaica for Service to Long Island

Transit Hubs in Jamaica for Service to Long Island - Map

Jamaica has 4 major subway/bus transfer hubs. They are:
LIRR Jamaica Station, Sutphin/Archer/JFK subway stop (LIRR, //subway trains, AirTrain JFK, Bus Q6, Q8, Q9, Q20, Q24, Q30, Q31, Q40, Q41, Q43, Q44, Q54, Q56, Q60, Q65)

Jamaica Center/Parsons/Archer subway stop
(// subway trains, Bus N4, Q4, Q5, Q20, Q24, Q25, Q30, Q31, Q34, Q42, Q44, Q54, Q56, Q65, Q83, Q84, Q85, Q110, Q111, Q112, Q113)

Jamaica - 165th Street Bus Terminal
(Bus N1, N6, N22, N22A, N24, N26, Q1, Q2, Q3, Q6, Q8, Q9, Q36, Q41, Q76, Q77)

Jamaica- 179th Street
( subway train, Bus N1, N6, N22, N22A, N24, N26, Q1, Q2, Q3, Q17, Q36, Q43, Q76, Q77, Q110)

 

At Penn Station, Where Do I Catch the Subway to Queens?
For train to Far Rockaway: Follow signs to downtown train at 8th Avenue/34th Street/Penn Station. Proceed to the middle (express) platform and take Downtown train marked Far Rockaway/Mott Av. Do not take Lefferts Boulevard or Rockaway Park/Beach 116th St train.

For train to Jamaica Station (Sutphin/Archer subway stop) and Jamaica Center: Follow signs to uptown local and train platform at 8th Avenue/34th Street/Penn Station.

For train to 179th Street-Jamaica: Take uptown train to Union Turnpike-Kew Gardens and change for (same platform). Or walk from Penn Station one block east along 34th Street (towards Empire State Building) to Sixth Avenue, and board uptown train at 34th Street Station.

For // train to 42nd Street/Times Square: Follow signs to uptown // trains at 7th Avenue/34th Street/Penn Station. Take any uptown train, (, or ) one stop to 42nd Street/Times Square. train is one level downstairs at 42nd Street/Times Square.


Travel Tips:

For more information see the following helpful phone numbers and websites:
Suffolk County Transit: 631-852-5200
Huntington Area Rapid Transit (HART Bus): 631-427-8287
NICE Bus (Nassau Inter County-Express): 516-228-4000

Download LIRR Alternative Subway & Bus Information Brochure (PDF)

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