MTA Press Releases

Press Release
January 19, 2018
From Rail to Sea: Save With LIRR Package Deal to the 2018 New York Boat Show®
Special Discount Package Features LIRR Tickets + Entrance to Boat Show January 24-28 at the Javits Center

The Long Island Rail Road has partnered with the Progressive Insurance® New York Boat Show®, taking place January 24-28, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, to offer rail customers special discounts with a combined ticket option. The package is part of the LIRR’s 2018 New York City Getaways and includes discounted round-trip rail to Penn Station – about a 15-minute walk from the Javits Center -- and admission to the New York Boat Show, adding up to significant savings of up to 35% off.

The 2018 Progressive Insurance® New York Boat Show® brings lifelong boaters and enthusiastic dreamers the latest in luxury motor yachts, sport fishers, performance boats, watersport boats and thousands of new marine technologies and accessories. Beyond delivering a shopping paradise for boaters, the world’s first and longest-running boat show is the perfect destination for families looking to escape winter and plan for summer on the water.

Discount Package Includes: Up to 35% Savings

  • LIRR Off-Peak Round-Trip rail fare
  • Admission to NY Boat Show

Package Prices For Adults:

  • Customers boarding at stations Patchogue, Medford, Port Jefferson and all stations west: $27.50
  • Package also available for customers boarding at stations Bellport to Montauk and Yaphank to Greenport: $42.50

For more details on the Boat Show package, click here.

Wednesday-Friday: 12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

To purchase:

Buying Tickets at LIRR Gray, Green or Blue Ticket Machines: Press the “Getaways/Packages” button on the first screen, then select NYC Getaways, then the button for your package or deal. Pay with credit cards or ATM/debit cards. Gray and green machines also accept cash. See here for more information on buying tickets.

Travel Information from Penn Station:

Address: Javits Center, 34-39th Streets & 11th Avenue

Once you arrive at Penn Station, the Javits Center is a three-block walk west to 11th Avenue. A New York City Transit Bus option is also available via the M34 westbound bus, boarding at 34th St. and 8th Ave. (MetroCard and additional fare required).