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Take the Train and Bus to Work

If you work on Long Island, we can make your commute easier. Convenient bus connections are available from 46 Long Island Rail Road stations. Buses meet a large number of trains during the rush hour and throughout the day. And with many different ticket options, we make your trip more affordable as well.

One-Way Bus Fares 
MetroCard or exact change is accepted on NYC Transit and NICE.
Nassau Inter County-Express: $2.75 cash fare; $3.00 MetroCard Fare 
NYC Transit: $2.75
Suffolk Transit: $2.25 (routes S92 & 10C, $2.50)
HART: $2.00
Long Beach: $2.25

UniTicket combines bus fare and LIRR train fare into one money-saving ticket. The following discounted bus options 
are available with the purchase of a LIRR monthly or weekly ticket.

Monthly/Weekly MetroCard
Nassau Inter County-Express: $50.25/$12.25
NYC Transit: (limited routes) $41.25/$11.00
Long Beach: $30/N/A

Rail/Bus Timetables
To simplify your commute, the Long Island Rail Road has put together Rail/Bus Timetables that provide train and connecting bus times for popular bus routes.

These timetables are available at local stations:

Station Bus Route Rail/Bus Timetable
Amityville S-1 Route 110
Great Neck N25 Lake Success
Hicksville N78, N79 Plainview
Mineola N22, N24 Roosevelt Field

Purchasing LIRR Tickets 
The LIRR offers convenient options for purchasing tickets.

Join Mail&Ride and enjoy the convenience of our monthly ticket-by-mail subscription service. Save 2% when you purchase a joint Monthly Ticket/Monthly Unlimited MetroCard. You can manage your account online, and pay using a number of convenient options. Visit for details or call 511, say “LIRR” – then say “Mail&Ride” at the prompt. All tickets have a MetroCard on the reverse side. Choose the MetroCard option that works best for you:

  • $0 Option: $0 MetroCard value and LIRR fare. MetroCard value can be added at any NYC Transit station booth.
  • $50.00 Option: $52.50 MetroCard value and LIRR fare. MetroCard value can be added or transferred to another card at any NYC Transit station booth. MetroCard valid for 6 months.
  • $121.00 Option: Unlimited Monthly MetroCard and 2% discount on LIRR fare. Expires at the end of the month. MetroCard value cannot be added or transferred to another card. Unlimited Metrocard cannot be used on Express Buses.

Ticket Machines 
Convenient ticket machines sell most ticket types and accept cash, credit or debit cards.

Ticket Offices 
Tickets can be purchased at open ticket offices with cash, credit or debit, check or money order.

Tickets cost more when purchased on the train so always Buy Before Boarding.

LIRR Ticket Types 
We offer a variety of ticket types based on your traveling pattern.

  • Monthly: Unlimited rides during the calendar month
  • Weekly: Unlimited rides Saturday through Friday
  • Off-Peak Ten-Trip: Good on off-peak trains from/to Zone 1 only. Ticket offers a discount of 15% off the price of 10 regular off-peak fares and is valid for six months from date of purchase.
  • One-Way Off-Peak: Valid for one trip in either direction for off-peak travel

Travel Information:
Schedules & Fares: 511

Nassau Inter County-Express: 516-336-6600
Suffolk County Transit: 631-852-5200
Long Beach Bus: 516-431-4445

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