How to get to Long Beach on public transit

Find out how to get to Long Beach on MTA trains.

Beaches are open in Beach Park between Maple Boulevard and Nevada Avenue. Lifeguards are on duty daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. You need a beach pass to visit Long Beach. 

You can get to Long Beach on the Long Island Rail Road. 

How to get to Long Beach on public transit 

By LIRR: Take a Long Beach-bound Long Island Rail Road train.  

Fare information: Peak fares range from $9 to $37, depending on the origin station. Off-peak fares range from $6.50 to $28, depending on the origin station.

Starting July 1, you can buy a LIRR package that includes round-trip train fare from New York City and admission to the beach. Get more information.

Plan your trip.

Tips for getting to the beach 

  • Buy your LIRR ticket before you board. You can buy tickets at a ticket office or at a vending machine, or use the MTA's eTix app

  • Allow plenty of time. You may need to transfer or take a different line to finish your trip. Learn more about planned service changes

  • Keep seats and aisles clear. Try to keep your beach gear out of walkways and doorways, too.   

Visit Long Beach, the "City by the Sea"

Buy a LIRR package that includes round-trip train fare from New York City and admission to the beach.

Option 1: Take the LIRR to Long Beach

Take a Long Beach-bound train from Penn Station, Jamaica, Lynnbrook, or other local stops on the Long Beach branch. 

Exit at Long Beach station. From there, it's a short walk to the beach.