Summer in the Sun: Get There With the LIRR

Break your routine without breaking the bank, and enjoy the best this summer has to offer – with significant savings! – through Long Island Rail Road’s Summer Getaways.

The LIRR offers getaway packages tailored to each of the four seasons, filled with popular mainstays and exciting new additions. This summer, the LIRR is offering dozens of discounted rail and admission packages for summer staycations across Long Island and New York City.

“Long Island is home to some of the world’s most beautiful, serene beaches and communities, with world-class amenities and fun things to do for children and adults alike. We welcome everyone, New Yorkers as well as visitors, to ride with us on the Long Island Rail Road to their favorite summer spots to avoid traffic congestion and parking hassles – and enjoy summer out on the Island,” said LIRR President Phillip Eng.

To mark the start of a summer of savings, join the LIRR at Penn Station tomorrow, Wednesday, June 27, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the 34th Street Entrance/Seventh Avenue corridor to meet our Long Island Getaways vendors and have a chance to win exciting prizes, like a 2019 PGA Club Ticket package, Hotel Indigo East End Getaway, Splish Splash admission tickets, and other prizes.

Check out our Summer 2018 Getaways for a complete list of packages and details.

Long Island Getaways -- From beach days to bike rides to winery tours, Long Island has something for everyone.

  • Beaches and Waterparks: Long Beach, Jones Beach, Fire Island, Splish Splash
  • Outdoor Activities: Bethpage Golf & Tennis, Bethpage Polo at the Park, Bike Long Island, Captree Fishing, Greenport Lighthouse & Seal Watching Cruise (with LIRR escort), Great South Bay Kayak & Paddle Board
  • Wineries & Breweries: Long Island Wine Tours, North Fork Apple & Cider (with LIRR escort), Wine Country (with LIRR escort)
  • Quaint Villages: Montauk Lighthouse (with LIRR escort), Nautical Mile, Oyster Bay Village, Oyster Festival, Port Jefferson Village/Ferry
  • Shopping: Roosevelt Field Mall, Tanger Outlets – Deer Park
  • …And More: Resorts World Casino New York City, Nassau Coliseum, Hotel Indigo East End, MacArthur Airport, Calverton Cemetery (with LIRR escort)

Feel like heading into New York City? Check out our New York City Getaways.

  • Museums: American Museum of Natural History, Brooklyn Museum & Botanic Garden, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Madame Tussauds New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Ripley’s Believe It or Not!
  • Sightseeing: Gray Line Sightseeing Tours, New York “One Day” Pass, One World Observatory
  • Entertainment & Sports: Broadway Shows & Special Events, Gulliver’s Gate, National Geographic: Ocean Odyssey, VR World NYC
  • Event Venues: Barclays Center, Citi Field, Forest Hills Stadium, Madison Square Garden, Metlife Stadium

Don’t forget our Summer Saturdays customer appreciation program, where monthly pass holders will have the chance to bring along up to four additional companions aboard LIRR trains for only $1 per person, each way.