New York is sports, and mass transit is the best way to see your teams and players in action. Beat traffic, tolls, parking headaches, and rising gas prices. Let the LIRR take you to the games.
Barclays Center - Brookyn
Barclays Center is a major sports and entertainment venue in the heart of Brooklyn. Take the train and purchase LIRR tickets at ticket offices/machines to "Atlantic Terminal" Brooklyn. The stadium is across the street from the station.
Madison Square Garden - Penn Station
Take the Long Island Rail Road to Penn Station, directly under the Garden. Purchase LIRR tickets at ticket offices/machines to Penn Station.
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Customers can take the LIRR and NJT to MetLife Stadium for football games and select events. Purchase LIRR tickets at ticket offices/machines to "Meadowlands" station.
New York Mets
Take LIRR Out to the Ballgame at Citi Field. Direct train service to the ballpark is available from Penn Station, Woodside, and all stations on the Port Washington Branch. The ride from Penn Station is just a quick 19 minutes and affords you the company of your fellow Mets fans. The ballpark is just 17 minutes from Great Neck and 27 minutes from Port Washington. For those traveling from Long Island on other branches, fans can reach Citi Field by changing at Woodside, just a five-minute ride from the stadium. Purchase LIRR tickets at ticket offices/machines to "Mets-Willets Point" station.
USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
The LIRR is the easiest way to get to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Take Port Washington Branch trains to Mets-Willets Point Station. From other LIRR branches transfer at Woodside. Buy round-trip tickets in advance. Customers must hold onto their LIRR tickets and have them ready to present for collection upon exiting the train at Mets-Willets Point Station. You can purchase your mobile tickets through MTA eTix, the FREE mobile ticketing app that allows LIRR customers to purchase and display tickets directly from their mobile devices. Visit mta.info/eTix to learn more. For more information on the US Open, visit: https://www.usopen.org/index.html
New York Yankees
Take the Long Island Rail Road to Penn Station. From Penn Station, walk one block east to 34 St. Herald Sq. and take the B or D to 161 St. Yankee Stadium. Purchase LIRR tickets at ticket offices/machines to "Yankee Stadium". On the "Add Options" screen you may select to add MetroCard for subway travel.
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