MTA Press Releases

Press Release
June 30, 2009
MTA LIRR "Splish Splash" Package Cools You Off For Summer Enjoyment
Package Good For Children And Adults Daily, Weekends And Holidays Through Sept. 8

The MTA Long Island Rail Road has a cool summer entertainment package that's great fun for children and adults. The "Splish Splash" LIRR package includes round-trip rail and bus transportation as well as admission to the park at a savings of up to 28%. Splish Splash has been voted one of America's top five water parks by the Travel Channel.

The LIRR "Splish Splash" package for adults is $58.75 and for children 4-11 is $46.00. Children must be under 48 inches tall for the child price at Splish Splash or the difference must be paid at the Park. Tickets can be purchased with cash, personal check, debt or credit card at any open ticket office. Tickets are also available at LIRR full-service (gray or blue) "Tickets" machines. Just select the "Getaways/Packages" button on the first screen.

Customers should take the train to the Ronkonkoma Station and board a North Fork Express Bus to Splish Splash. The schedule is as follows:

Weekdays (Going) (through September 8)

Trains depart Penn Station at 7:39 AM and 9:15 AM

Trains arrive Ronkonkoma Station at 8:59 AM and 10:37 AM

Buses depart Ronkonkoma Station at 9:10 AM and 10:55 AM

Buses arrive Splish Splash at 9:50 AM and 11:25 AM

Weekdays (Returning)

Bus departs Splish Splash at 6:55 PM

Bus arrives Ronkonkoma Station at 7:30 PM

Train departs Ronkonkoma Station at 7:58 PM

Train arrives Penn Station at 9:19 PM

Weekends and Holidays (Going) (through September 7)

Trains depart Penn Station at 7:16 AM, 8:16 Am and 9:16 AM

Trains arrive Ronkonkoma Station at 8:35 AM, 9:35 AM and 10:35 AM

Buses depart Ronkonkoma Station at 8:50 AM, 9:50 AM and 10:50 AM

Buses arrive Splish Splash at 9:20 AM, 10:20 AM and 11:20 AM

Weekends and Holidays (Returning)

Buses depart Splish Splash at 5:40 PM and 7:30 PM

Buses arrive Ronkonkoma Station at 6:30 PM and 8:30 PM

Trains depart Ronkonkoma Station at 6:40 PM and 8:40 PM

Trains arrive Penn Station at 7:59 PM and 9:59 PM

For further travel information 24-hours a day, customers can contact the LIRR's Travel Information Center in New York City at 718-217-LIRR, in Nassau County at 516-822-LIRR or in Suffolk County at 631-231-LIRR. The Travel Information Center's TDD number for the hearing impaired is 718-558-3022. Customers can also consult the LIRR's website at