MTA Press Releases

Press Release
March 31, 2010
Nothing But Green Lights Ahead, When You Take The MTA LIRR To The NY International Auto Show, April 2-11
Save Money with the LIRR's Special Package Ticket

When heading to the New York Auto Show, MTA Long Island Rail Road customers should leave the driving to us.

See some of the hottest cars & trucks ever displayed under one roof at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center . That means more sneak peeks, more brand new '10 & '11 production models, more concept vehicles than ever before, and no salesman hovering over your shoulder! Don't miss it!

The LIRR discount package includes up to 30% savings on admission and off-peak round trip rail fare. The package cost $25 for adults (zones 1-10) and $34 for adults (zones 12-14) and $4 for children 5-11. Seniors 65-plus should check current regular admission and rail fare and compare with adult package price. Commuters can save $3 off the Auto Show admission by presenting a discount coupon at the Auto Show box office at the time of purchase. Discount coupons are available at the Penn Station ticket office.

LIRR Auto Show package tickets must be purchased in advance at a LIRR ticket office or full service ticket machine. Tickets are good on trains arriving in Penn Station weekdays after 9:30 AM and returning up to 4 AM the following day, or anytime weekends.

Auto Show hours are: Friday April 2 (Sneak Preview): 11 AM-10:30 PM

Saturday, April 3 (Opening Day): 11 AM-10:30 PM

Monday- Saturday 11 AM – 10:30 PM

Sunday 10 AM – 7 PM

For schedules and fares, customers can contact the LIRR 24-hour Travel Information Center in Suffolk County at 631-231-LIRR, in Nassau County at 516-822-LIRR or in New York City at 718-217-LIRR. The Travel Information Center's TDD telephone number for the hearing impaired is 718-558-3022. Customers can also consult the LIRR's website at