2009 Belmont Fall Meet
Save $1 Off Grandstand Admission with LIRR Belmont Park Package
Enjoy a new Fall season of racing at beautiful Belmont Park.
Special Offer: The best way to add to your enjoyment of the races is taking the MTA Long Island Rail Road. The LIRR's Belmont Park package includes rail transportation and $1 discount off the $2 grandstand admission to the track. LIRR trains will operate to and from Belmont Park for all racing days.
Race Dates: racing five days a week: Wednesdays
- Sundays beginning Friday, September 11 - Sunday, October 25, 2009; also
open Columbus Day - Monday, October 12
Closed: Mondays & Tuesdays, and Wednesday, October 14
Time: first race begins at 1:00 PM
For Travel to Belmont from New York City and Brooklyn
Belmont Park is only a half-hour from midtown Manhattan by train. Package tickets for Belmont Park can be purchased at LIRR Stations and Ticket Machines in advance or on the day of travel.
Buy Before Boarding and Save
Be sure to buy your ticket before boarding. Belmont Package tickets are available at open ticket offices, as well as gray and blue Ticket Machines. Just press the "Getaways/Packages" button on the first screen, then select "Belmont Park". You can pay with cash, ATM/debit or credit cards at ticket offices and gray machines; blue machines accept debit and credit cards only. Ticket Machines are available at most stations. There is no ticket office or machine at Belmont.
Fares from New York, Brooklyn and Woodside
At Stations: one-way $7, round-trip $12
On-Board: one-way $13, round-trip (not available)
Fares from Jamaica
At Stations: one-way $6, round-trip $9
On-Board: one-way $11, round-trip (not available)
For Travel to Belmont from Long Island
The LIRR's discount package for travel from Nassau, Suffolk and Queens counties is valid for off-peak trains arriving in Jamaica in time to transfer to the "Belmont Special" to the Park.
Round-trip Package Fares from Long Island (At Stations
Zone 3 (Rosedale, St Albans, Queens Village, Hollis) - $9
Zone 4 (Far Rockaway, Lynbrook, Hempstead, Mineola) - $11
Zone 7 (Long Beach, Massapequa, Hicksville, Oyster Bay) - $13
Zone 9 (Babylon, Deer Park, Huntington, Northport) - $16
Zone 10 (Bay Shore, Sayville, Ronkonkoma, Patchogue, Pt. Jefferson) - $20
Commutation Ticket Holders
Weekly and monthly ticket holders can use their tickets for travel to Jamaica and need only purchase a $9 round-trip package ticket at an LIRR station/machine prior to boarding the Belmont Special to cover the fare between Belmont Park and Jamaica. Round-trip tickets are not sold on-board trains. One-way tickets for travel between Jamaica and Belmont, sold on trains to use in conjunction with a monthly or weekly ticket, are $11. A one-way ticket from Jamaica to Belmont, purchased at an LIRR station to use in conjunction with a monthly or weekly ticket, is $6.00.
CityTicket is not valid for travel to Belmont Park.
Belmont is a special event station and therefore services are limited. The station is not wheelchair accessible, and there are no elevators and only limited escalator service. It is necessary to use a staircase to and from most train platforms.
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