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Take the Long Island Rail Road to College
LIRR College Ticket Pilot Program
MTA Long Island Rail Road and Molloy College have partnered to provide the first-ever discounted college ticket initiative for full-time students traveling to and from campus on the Long Island Rail Road. The LIRR-Molloy College Ticket Pilot Program will focus on Molloy's signature Manhattan-based theatre program, CAP 21, and enrolled students who live on the Rockville Centre campus.
The LIRR-Molloy College Ticket Pilot Program provides a 25% discount subsidized by Molloy College. Students must purchase a monthly ticket or ten-trip ticket package via the MTA eTix mobile ticketing app. Molloy students will submit proof of purchase to Molloy College to receive the credit to their student account.
The objectives of this Pilot Program are to:
- Offer students savings to ease the financial burden of commuting by providing a 25% discount subsidized by Molloy, when they purchase Monthly or Ten-Trip LIRR tickets
- Increase/develop awareness of LIRR service as an efficient, more environmentally friendly and safer alternative to driving a car
In order to participate, students must use the LIRR’s MTA eTix App.
- Students may purchase an MTA eTix Monthly or Ten-Trip Ticket from LIRR at full price
- Students must submit proof of purchase to the Molloy College Student Affairs Office (print MTA eTix e-mail receipt)
- Molloy College will reimburse the student’s account with the 25% credit (dollar amount) for ticket purchased
For additional details on this pilot program, students can contact the Molloy College Student Affairs Office or visit www.molloy.edu/LIRRtickets
Ride the Train to Long Island’s Colleges and Universities
If you are traveling to one of Long Island’s fine universities or colleges, why not take the train? The Long Island Rail Road provides frequent service with convenient bus, shuttle or taxi connections from many of our stations.
For schedule information, visit mta.info/lirr, download the LIRR TrainTime App, or call 511 and say “LIRR” at the prompt.
One-way and Round-trip tickets are sold at station ticket windows and ticket machines or through the MTA eTix® App (LIRR's Mobile Ticketing App). For substantial savings, purchase off-peak, ten-trip, weekly and monthly tickets. Buy before boarding — the best way to buy tickets is by purchasing them in advance to save money and time.
UniTickets are combination bus/rail tickets that offer special discounts for monthly or weekly travel to/from certain LIRR stations on local bus routes. UniTickets are valid on certain New York City Transit buses in Queens, NICE Bus in Nassau County, and Long Beach Bus buses.
Reduced-Fare tickets are available for Senior Citizens (age 65+), Medicare recipients, and people with disabilities (valid all times except AM Peak westbound trains). Trains and buses are wheelchair accessible.
Directions to Long Island Colleges
1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530; (800) 233-5744
Take the LIRR to Nassau Boulevard Station and take the Adelphi shuttle or walk five blocks east or take the Adelphi shuttle from Mineola or Hempstead LIRR stations
Farmingdale State College
2350 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, NY 11735; (631) 420-2000
Take the LIRR to Farmingdale Station and transfer to the n70 Bus or Huntington and Amityville Stations and transfer to the S1 Bus or Wyandanch and Bay Shore Stations and transfer to the 2B Bus or take the Farmingdale State College Shuttle Bus
1000 Fulton Avenue, Hempstead, NY 11549; (516) 463-6600
Take the LIRR to Hempstead Station and transfer to the n70, n71, n72 Buses or take the Hofstra Shuttle Bus from Mineola Station
1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre, NY 11570; (516) 323-3000
Take the LIRR to Rockville Centre or Hempstead Station and transfer to the n16 Bus or take the Molloy College shuttle bus from Hempstead Station or Rockville Centre
New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury Campus
Northern Boulevard, Old Westbury, NY 11568; (516) 686-1000
Take the LIRR to Hicksville Station and transfer to the n20H Bus or take the NYIT shuttle Bus from Manhasset Station
Suffolk Community College
533 College Road, Selden, NY 11784; (631) 451-4110
Take the LIRR to Smithtown Station and transfer to the S58 Bus or Brentwood Station and transfer to the 3A or S41 Bus or Wyandanch or Amityville Stations and transfer to the S33 Bus or Patchogue Station and transfer to the S66 Bus, or Riverhead Station transfer to the 8A Bus
SUNY at Old Westbury
223 Store Hill Road, Old Westbury, NY 11568; (516) 876-3000
Take the LIRR to Hicksville Station and transfer to the n20H Bus or take the SUNY Old Westbury Shuttle Bus
Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
225 Eastview Drive, Central Islip, NY 11722; (631) 761-7000
Take the LIRR to Central Islip Station and transfer to the 3C Bus or Touro Shuttle Bus
Long Island Rail Road: Schedules & Fares
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Long Island Rail Road
For up-to-the-minute service info, visit mta.info/lirr, download the LIRR’s Train Time® or MYmta app, or call the LIRR’s Customer Service Center at 511 and say “LIRR” at the prompt. To buy LIRR Mobile Tickets directly on your mobile device, download MTA eTix, the LIRR’s Mobile Ticketing app.
Deaf/hard of hearing customers: use your preferred relay service provider or the free 711 service relay to reach 511
Deaf/hard of hearing customers: use your preferred relay service provider or the free 711 service relay to reach 511.
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