LIRR Gets You to Meadowlands for Giants & Jets Football
Ready for football? The LIRR is again offering a special, one-ticket ride from Long Island to the Meadowlands to see the Giants and the Jets and other select stadium events.
This special single-purchase, round-tip ticket is good for travel on the LIRR and New Jersey Transit (NJT) on game days and includes the standard LIRR fare and $10.50 for the New Jersey portion of travel.
Here's the play. You take a regularly scheduled LIRR train to Penn Station. At Penn, grab a New Jersey Transit train for the 12 minute ride to NJT's Secaucus Junction Station. From there, hop on NJT shuttle train for a short ride that takes you to the stadium.
All this time, you're flashing just one ticket that gets you on the LIRR and both New Jersey Transit trains and back home again
Buying "Train to the Game" Tickets
LIRR customers can purchase joint LIRR/NJT tickets to "Meadowlands" Station for off-peak one-way, round-trip and ten-trip travel. Fans should purchase round-trip tickets before boarding since NJT does NOT sell this joint ticket, and tickets purchased on-board trains cost more.
These tickets are NOT available from Penn, Brooklyn, Long Island City or Hunterspoint Avenue stations and are NOT available on board LIRR trains.
LIRR Tickets Holders: Commuters/customers that already have an LIRR ticket to Penn or Zone 1 must purchase a NJT ticket to the Meadowlands. NJT tickets can be purchased at windows on the NJT upper level or at ticket machines, available throughout the NJT upper and lower levels. NJT machines list Penn as "New York Penn Station." Please allow extra time as lines may be long before games. We suggest using machines in NJT waiting area.
For More Information
Visit the LIRR's "Take the Train to the Game" webpage or www.njtransit.com for more information and links to train schedules. Follow the LIRR on twitter@LIRRTrain2Game or Facebook@MTALIRR. Customers can the LIRR's Travel Information Center at 718-217-5477 (718-217-LIRR). If you are deaf or hard of hearing, use your preferred relay service provider or the free 711 relay to reach LIRR at 718-217-5477.