LIRR Escorted Tour: Sunday Cruise to Fire Island Lighthouse

Escorted Tour

72 days left (09/29/24)

Photo credit: Discover Long Island

Set sail on the Lauren Kristy, a 65ft turn-of-the-century style riverboat for a cruise along the scenic Great South Bay. Enjoy a buffet-style lunch along the way to the Fire Island Lighthouse, known as the tallest lighthouse on Long Island.

You’ll also visit the historic village of Babylon, where you can enjoy a leisurely stroll, local boutique-style shopping, and dining.

2024 Schedule:
Sunday, July 21, 2024
Sunday, September 29, 2024

The MTA Deal

$139.75 per adult ($96.50 per child ages 5-11). This escorted tour package includes discounted round-trip rail, bus transportation, a 3-hour cruise and buffet lunch on the Lauren Kristy, admission to the Fire Island Lighthouse, and a stop at the village of Babylon for shopping and dining.

How to Get Your Tickets

Tickets may be purchased at Gray, Green or Blue Ticket Machines and ticket windows at LIRR stations*. Select "MTA Away Deals," then, "Escorted Tours," then the tour.

Multiple tickets/vouchers will print. Be sure to take all items dispensed and board the rear train car. This tour has limited space availability.

* Tickets will be available at ticket vending machines up to the Wednesday before the tour and available at ticket windows until the day of the tour.

Important Information

Please check for train times and track assignments on the TrainTime App, digital signage, or information booth on the day of tour. Remember to board the rear car of the Babylon train at Jamaica. Tours are subject to cancellation, please check the status of the tour on the web or by calling (718) 217-5477. Also, customers are encouraged to call (718) 558-7419 to confirm their attendance prior to the tour. All train times, prices and dates may be subject to change. There is a transfer to a bus at Babylon Station. This escorted tour involves considerable walking to fully experience the destination.

Get Going

Train Schedule
Penn Station: departs @ 9:44 AM; returns @ 7:42 PM*
Atlantic Terminal: departs @ 9:21 AM *; returns @ 7:44 PM*
Grand Central: departs @ 9:13 AM*; returns @ 7:31 PM
Woodside: departs @ 9:55 AM; returns @ 7:38 PM*
Jamaica: departs @ 10:06 AM**; returns @ 7:11 PM
Babylon: arrives @ 10:59 AM; departs @ 6:19 PM

* transfer at Jamaica
** tour originates



Board the rear car of the Babylon train at Jamaica

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