Take the LIRR to U.S. Open Tennis Men's Finals

The LIRR is providing service to the U.S. Open Tennis Men's Finals today (Sept. 10) with trains stopping at Mets-Willets Point Station, which is just a short walk to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

The LIRR is the fastest and most convenient way to get to all the tennis action of the Men's Finals today, September 10.

The train ride is just 19 minutes from Penn Station to the Mets-Willets Point Station. For those traveling from Long Island, the tennis stadium is just six minutes from Woodside, 17 minutes from Great Neck and 27 minutes from Port Washington.

Following is LIRR service to the Mets-Willets Point Station for the U.S. Open:

Eastbound (Mets-Willets Point stops added to the following Penn Station to Port Washington and Great Neck trains)

Departing Penn Station at: 12:49 PM, 1:19 PM, 1:49 PM, 2:19 PM, 2:49 PM, 3:18 PM, 3:49 PM, 4:25 PM, 4:46 PM, 5:14 PM, 5:29 PM, 5:50 PM, 5:56 PM, 6:14 PM, 6:42 PM, 7:14 PM, 7:49 PM, 8:19 PM, 8:48 PM, 9:18 PM, 9:48 PM, 10:18 PM, 10:48 PM, 11:18 PM, 11:48 PM, 12:19 AM, 1:18 AM.

Westbound (Mets-Willets Point stops added to the following trains from Port Washington and Great Neck):

Departing Port Washington at: 12:40 PM, 1:10 PM, 1:40 PM, 2:10 PM, 2:40 PM, 3:10 PM, 3:40 PM, 4:06 PM, 4:36 PM, 5:00 PM, 5:23 PM, 6:24 PM, 7:09 PM, 7:39 PM, 8:09 PM, 8:39 PM, 9:09 PM, 9:39 PM, 10:09 PM, 10:39 PM, 11:39 PM, and 12:40 AM.

Departing Great Neck at: 5:44 PM, 6:04 PM, 6:23 PM, and

6:44 PM.

If you are traveling to Mets-Willet Point Station from branches other than Port Washington can take the LIRR to Woodside Station, then transfer to a Port Washington Branch train. Since Mets-Willets Point Station is located in Fare Zone One, tickets to that zone from outlying stations are valid to Mets-Willets Point. However, you must hold onto their ticket stubs and inform ticket collectors of your intention to travel to Mets-Willets Point.

Since on-board fares are higher, customers are advised to buy tickets in advance at ticket offices, ticket machines. Customers planning to travel with other tennis fans, may want to purchase a Peak or Off-Peak Ten-Trip ticket.


LIRR Customers with mobility impairments who are traveling to the U.S. Open should travel to Woodside Station. At Woodside Station, which is ADA accessible, customers should transfer to a Flushing-bound No. 7 subway train to the Mets-Willets Point subway stop and use the Passarelle Ramp (boardwalk) to get to the U.S. Open.

To return to Woodside after the matches, customers with mobility impairments should board the No. 7 subway and travel one stop east to its end point, the Flushing-Main Street Station. There, after a brief wait on the train, the subway will head west to Woodside. This is necessary due to the location of the ramp, which will only permit access to the eastbound platform.

For additional information, customers can contact the LIRR's Travel Information Center by calling 511, the New York State Travel Information Line, and say: Long Island Rail Road. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, use your preferred relay service provider for the free 711 relay to reach LIRR at 511.