Nassau Inter-County Express kicks off its summer service to Jones Beach State Park and the Nikon Jones Beach Theater from the Freeport LIRR station beginning Saturday, May 26. The n88 route non-stop service departs from Freeport every 30 minutes on the half hour from 8:30 a.m. through 7:30 p.m., stopping at Jones Beach’s two bathhouses and the Central Mall, and returning to the Freeport station.
Through June 24, bus service to Jones Beach is Saturday and Sunday only; daily service from 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. begins on Monday, June 25 and continues through Labor Day. The one-way fare is $2.25 and Metro Cards as well as exact change are accepted. A special train-bus package fare is also available.
NICE will also offer service back to Freeport following major concerts at the Nikon Jones Beach Theater. Buses will depart beginning at the conclusion of the concert. For a list of these concerts, please visit www.nicebus.com or www.livenation.com.
The LIRR will offer a discounted travel package to Jones Beach from Penn Station and Jamaica, Queens. This package will include a round-trip LIRR ticket to Freeport station and a round trip NICE bus voucher for Jones Beach. The package fare is $17.50 from Penn Station and $14.50 from Jamaica. For more information on this package and schedules, please go to www.mta.info.
Jones Beach features a host of family attractions, including two swimming pools, a miniature golf coarse, and expansive beaches with a two-mile boardwalk. The park features 6.5 miles of ocean beaches for surf bathing, and a half-mile bay beach for still-water bathing. Jones Beach is also 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.
For the n88 Jones Beach bus schedule, trip planner, and concert information, please go to www.nicebus.com. A mobile version of this website is available for smart phones.
“The best way to reach Jones Beach is with NICE”
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