LIRR Escorted Tour: Greenport Lighthouse Cruise

Escorted Tour

50 days left (09/7/24)

Photo credit: Discover Long Island

Visit Greenport for a memorable cruise to the Long Beach Bar “Bug” Lighthouse.

Start by exploring the East End Seaport Museum located on the historic Greenport waterfront offering dynamic exhibits showcasing the rich maritime heritage of Long Island’s East End.

Then, set sail on a narrated cruise to “Bug Lighthouse”, an iconic lighthouse and bright beacon welcoming mariners to the protected waters of Peconic Bay. You will also have the opportunity to explore inside the lighthouse originally built in 1870.

After the cruise, enjoy your evening in town! Take some time to shop, dine or simply enjoy a scenic stroll around the beautiful Village of Greenport.

2024 Schedule:
Saturday, August 17, 2024
Saturday, September 7, 2024

The MTA Deal

$64.25 per adult ($22.00 per child ages 5-11). This escorted tour package includes discounted round-trip rail, admission to the East End Seaport Museum, and a two-hour narrated cruise and tour of the “Bug Lighthouse”.

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 Ronkonkoma 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. This escorted tour involves considerable walking to fully experience the destination.

Get Going

Train Schedule
Penn Station: departs @ 12:44 PM*; returns @ 11:42 PM
Atlantic Terminal: departs @ 12:41 PM*; returns @ 12:04 AM
Grand Central: departs @ 12:58 PM; returns at 11:46 PM
departs @ 12:55 PM; returns @ 11:38 PM
departs @ 1:21 PM; returns @ 11:20 PM
Hicksville: departs @ 1:44 PM; returns @ 10:56 PM
Ronkonkoma: departs @ 2:22 PM**; returns @ 10:20 PM

* transfer at Jamaica to the rear car of the 1:21 PM Ronkonkoma train
** transfer at Ronkonkoma for the train to Greenport



Board the rear car of the Ronkonkoma train at Jamaica

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