NICE cross-honoring LIRR Tickets: Aug 17th & 18th
Attention LIRR customers: To assist with railroad construction, NICE will provide free transfers for all ticket-holding LIRR passengers in both directions from Hempstead Transit Center to Mineola Intermodal Center the weekend of August 17th and 18th.
Riders are asked to use the n40/n41 route. Please present your LIRR ticket to the operator upon boarding. Extra buses will be running to accommodate the anticipated influx of LIRR riders. Real-time arrival information available on the NICE GoMobile app, available as a free dowload in iTunes and Android stores.
Questions? Call our Transit Information Center at 516-336-6600. View a full schedule here.
MTA LIRR Service Alert:
"Due to the Tyson Road Bridge Project, on Aug 17-18 all LIRR Hempstead Branch service will be suspended east of Floral Park (as well as at Bellerose Station) from approximately 12 AM Saturday to 12:30 AM on Monday as work is performed. During this time, Hempstead Branch trains will continue to operate out of Atlantic Terminal but will originate and terminate at Mineola Station (instead of Hempstead).
As an alternative, customers can use nearby stations, and NICE Bus will cross-honor LIRR tickets for travel between Hempstead and Mineola (N40/N41 bus routes). Visit www.nicebus.com for bus schedules.
There will be no train service at Bellerose, Stewart Manor, Nassau Boulevard, Garden City, Country Life Press and Hempstead.
For additional information, call 511 and say LIRR."
Express Service to Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
NICE Bus and Live Nation are excited to announce the launch of express bus service to Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater for the 2019 Summer Concert Season.
Sponsored by Live Nation, riders can now use NICE Bus' n88 service out of the Freeport LIRR station, with concert service starting 90 minutes prior to show time, operating up to 90 minutes past the end of each concert. Pickups and drop-off are located at the East Bathhouse, a short walk across from the amphitheater.
Bus fare is $2.75 one-way for all Jones Beach and Concert service. Riders can purchase tickets through the NICE GoMobile payment app (available as a free download in the app store), using an MTA MetroCard, or with exact change in coins (no dollar bills) for payment.
“Nothing says ‘summer on Long Island’ like enjoying a concert at Jones Beach with family or friends,” said Nassau County Executive Laura Curran. “I’m excited to partner with Live Nation to provide this bus service to help more of our residents enjoy these memorable events.”
Bus service will begin May 30th with the Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band show and run on all show nights through September, ending with the final concert of the season on Thursday, September 19th.
"NICE Bus is proud to partner with Live Nation to expand service to Nassau County's beachside entertainment destination," said Jack Khzouz, NICE Bus CEO. "We'd like to thank Executive Curran and Live Nation for making this partnership happen and expanding transportation options for eventgoers in the county and beyond. We encourage all Jones Beach concertgoers to join us for a ride to the beach this summer."
The Long Island Railroad also offers a discounted travel package to Jones Beach from Penn Station / Atlantic Station (Brooklyn) and Jamaica, Queens during the summer months, including NICE's n88 Jones Beach service. Riders can visit the MTA website for schedules and fare info for LIRR service to Freeport.
For additional information about n88 Jones Beach and Concert Service please click here. For Jones Beach concert ticket sales please visit the Live Nation website.