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Jones Beach 2014 Summer Service


Service to Jones Beach via the n87 from Hicksville and the NON-STOP n88 from Freeport
 

  • The Non-stop n88 departing from Freeport LIRR station to the Jones Beach State Park's two Bathhouses and the Central Mall
  • Buses depart from Freeport LIRR every 30 minutes (The n88 goes non-stop to Jones Beach's two Bathhouses and Central Mall; Starting June 22nd, the n87 stops at Hicksville, Newbridge Road, East Meadow, Wantagh, Freeport, Jones Beach Bathouses & Cental Mall, then returns to Freeport;)
  • Departure times from Jones Beach denotes a West Bathhouse departure.
  • Buses departing from Freeport LIRR station may be held at the discretion of supervisors, to enable transfers arriving from LIRR trains.
  • Bus Service runs rain or shine


Daily service from both Freeport and Hicksville runs thru Labor Day, September 1st. The one-way cash fare is $2.25. The MetroCard and NICE GoMobile app fare is $2.50. Please note, our fare boxes do not accept dollar bills. If paying with cash, please have your quarters ready.


  n87/88 Daily Service
   June 22nd - September 1st
n87/88 Hicksville LIRR East Meadow Levittown Wantagh LIRR Freeport To Jones Beach 
88         8:31 8:50
88         9:31 9:50
87 9:30 9:38 9:48 9:53 10:01 10:20
88         10:31 10:50
87 10:30 10:38 10:48 10:53 11:01 11:20
88         11:31 11:50
87 11:30 11:38 11:48 11:53 12:01 12:20
88         12:31 12:50
87 12:30 12:38 12:48 12:53 1:01 1:20
88         1:31 1:50
87 1:30 1:38 1:48 1:53 2:01 2:20
88         2:31 2:50
87 2:30 2:38 2:48 2:53 3:01 3:20
88         3:31 3:50
87 3:30 3:38 3:48 3:53 4:01 4:20
88         4:31 4:50
87 4:30 4:38 4:48 4:53 5:01 5:20
88         5:31 5:50
87 5:30 5:38 5:48 5:53 6:01 6:20
88         6:31 6:50
87 6:30 6:38 6:48 6:53 7:01 7:20
88         7:31 7:50
88         8:31 8:50
n87/88 From Jones Beach Freeport Wantagh LIRR Levittown East Meadow Hicksville LIRR 
88 9:00 9:19        
88 10:00 10:19        
87 10:30 10:49 10:57 11:02 11:12 11:20
88 11:00 11:19        
87 11:30 11:49 11:57 12:02 12:12 12:20
88 12:00 12:19        
87 12:30 12:49 12:57 1:02 1:12 1:20
88 1:00 1:19        
87 1:30 1:49 1:57 2:02 2:12 2:20
88 2:00 2:19        
87 2:30 2:49 2:57 3:02 3:12 3:20
88 3:00 3:19        
87 3:30 3:49 3:57 4:02 4:12 4:20
88 4:00 4:19        
87 4:30 4:49 4:57 5:02 5:12 5:20
88 5:00 5:19        
87 5:30 5:49 5:57 6:02 6:12 6:20
88 6:00 6:19        
87 6:30 6:49 6:57 7:02 7:12 7:20
88 7:00 7:19        
87 7:30 7:49 7:57 8:02 8:12 8:20
88 8:00 8:19        
88 9:00 9:19        


Jones Beach features a host of family attractions including two swimming pools, a miniature golf course, and expansive beaches with a boardwalk. The park features 6.5 miles of ocean beaches for surf bathing, and a ½ mile bay beach for still water bathing. Jones Beach also is home to the Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center, which offers educational tours and programs for all ages. For more information about Jones Beach State Park please go to www.nysparks.com.

Additionally, NICE will be offering service back to Freeport, via the n88, after major concert events at the the Nikon Jones Beach Theater. Concert progress will be monitored and buses will load for the return trip 30 minutes after the show ends. For a list of these concerts please visit www.livenation.comWe will be providing service to/from the following shows  LINKIN PARK on August 19th.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the show starts at 6:30 p.m.  Rod Stewart /Santana on August 20th.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. We will have buses waiting outside of the Theater to take you back to Freeport when the show has ended.

The Long Island Railroad offers a discounted travel package to Jones Beach from Penn Station / Atlantic Station (Brooklyn) and Jamaica, Queens. This package includes a discounted one-day round trip LIRR ticket to Freeport station and a round trip NICE BUS voucher for Jones Beach. The package fare is $18.75 from Penn Station / Atlantic Station and $15.25 from Jamaica.  Train service is approximately every half hour.   For more information on this package and schedules, please call 511 or go to http://web.mta.info/lirr/getaways/beach/JonesBeach.htm  

The best way to reach Jones Beach State Park is with NICE.