South Fork Commuter Connection
The South Fork Commuter Connection (SFCC) is a coordinated rail and bus system created to operate during peak commuting hours in order to provide workers with a public transportation travel option.
This service started on Monday, March 4, 2019. It will operate Monday through Friday year-round, except for major legal holidays and except on Fridays during the summer.
The service offers local LIRR trips, stopping in Speonk, Westhampton, Hampton Bays, Southampton, Bridgehampton, East Hampton, Amagansett, and Montauk. Select trains will connect with ‘last-mile’ shuttle bus service to nearby workplaces and employment centers.
The schedule below will be in effect from January 6 – March 8, 2020.
The $1 fee for shuttle bus service has been eliminated! The purchase of a regular
LIRR ticket is now all you need to use both the train and connecting shuttle bus.
‘LAST-MILE’ CONNECTING SHUTTLE SERVICE
Click the following links for connecting shuttle service schedules:
Southampton, La versión en español Southampton
Bridgehampton, La versión en español Bridgehampton
Bridgehampton - View Bus or Reserve - Reservation suggested
East Hampton Village, Amagansett & Montauk
Destinations and schedules will vary by station, so please review carefully. Shuttle schedules and routes are flexible and subject to change based on demand, time of the year and traffic conditions. Advance notice will be provided for any planned shuttle service changes.
FARE & TICKETING INFORMATION
For customers traveling within Zone 14, the fare is $3.25 one-way, and includes the train ride and local ‘last-mile’ shuttle services. One-Way and Round-Trip tickets are valid for 60 days and can be purchased from Daily Ticket Machines as well as Full-Service Ticket Machines. Full-Service Ticket Machines sell all ticket types, including weekly (valid Saturday through Friday) and monthly tickets. All ticket types can be purchased via the MTA’s mobile ticketing application, MTA eTix.
Speonk Customers (Zone 12): To take advantage of the $3.25 South Fork Commuter Connection fare, purchase a special ‘South Fork Commuter Connection’ ticket from a Full-Service Ticket Machine at the following stations (the ticket can be found under the Deals & Getaways menu):
For daily ticket purchasers, we recommend buying tickets for both rides in the AM to prepare for the return trip, as a ticket must be presented before boarding the shuttles.
Commuters traveling from west of the Shinnecock Canal are encouraged to park at an LIRR station west of the canal (Speonk, Westhampton, Hampton Bays), then ride the train to their destination east of the canal. At the stations east of the canal, ‘last-mile’ shuttle services will bring riders to the Villages, hamlets and employment centers. Late-afternoon bus and train services will return riders to their stations of origin.
Parking West of the Canal:
Free, unrestricted parking is available at the LIRR's Speonk and Westhampton stations. Free, unrestricted parking is also available at Hampton Bays Station, along Good Ground Road. Please do not park in private and/or commercial parking lots near the stations.
Parking East of the Canal:
Regulations are in place at most of the station parking lots east of the canal. If you are considering parking in one of these lots, please contact the municipality in which the lot is located for more information.
THE 511NY RIDESHARE
511NY Rideshare is New York State's home for ride-matching, commuter and traveler services that can help you find a smarter and greener way to get where you're going. Visit 511NY Rideshare to learn about their guaranteed-ride program for public transportation users.
LIRR BIKE POLICY
All South Fork Commuter Connection trains are considered Off-Peak, and bicycles may be brought on board, in accordance with LIRR bike policies.
Information is also available by emailing SFCC@ehamptonny.gov, SFCC@southamptontownny.gov; or by calling the LIRR Customer Service Center (CSC): (718) 217-LIRR or 718-217-5477. Customers can also access the LIRR CSC through calling 511 and saying “LIRR” at the prompt.
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