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South Fork Commuter Connection
New Schedule Starts May 22, 2023
Train & Shuttle Schedules:
The South Fork Commuter Connection (SFCC) is a coordinated rail and bus system created to operate during peak commuting hours in order to provide workers with a public transportation travel option. The SFCC started on Monday, March 4, 2019, and was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020. We are pleased to announce it will resume service on September 7, 2021.
The SFCC operates Monday through Friday, except for major legal holidays and on Fridays during the summer. The service offers local LIRR trips, stopping in Speonk, Westhampton, Hampton Bays, Southampton, Bridgehampton, East Hampton, Amagansett, and Montauk. Select trains will connect with last-mile shuttle bus service to nearby workplaces and employment centers.
Commuters west of the canal are encouraged to park at an LIRR station west of the canal, then ride the train to their destination east of the canal. At the stations east of the canal, ‘last mile’ shuttle services will bring riders to the villages, hamlets and employment centers. Late afternoon bus and train service will return riders to their stations of origin.
The fare is $3.25 one-way, and includes the train ride and local ‘last-mile’ shuttle services.
Fare & Ticketing Information
For customers traveling within Zone 14, the fare is $3.25 one-way, and includes the train ride and local ‘last-mile’ shuttle services. One-way and round-trip tickets are valid for 60 days and can be purchased from Daily Ticket Machines as well as Full-Service Ticket Machines. Full-Service Ticket Machines sell all ticket types, including weekly (valid Saturday through Friday) and monthly tickets. All ticket types can be purchased via the MTA’s mobile ticketing application, MTA eTix.
Speonk Customers (Zone 12): To take advantage of the $3.25 South Fork Commuter Connection fare, purchase a special "South Fork Commuter Connection" ticket, which is available only from a Full-Service Ticket Machines at the following stations (the ticket can be found under the Deals & Getaways menu):
Speonk, Westhampton, Hampton Bays, Southampton
Parking West of the Canal:
There is plenty of free parking at the Speonk and Westhampton train station lots for commuters. Free parking is also available in Hampton Bays along Good Ground Rd. adjacent to the HB train station; and the Town is creating additional parking adjacent to the railroad off of Ponquogue Avenue. Please do not park in private and/or commercial parking lots near the station.
Parking East of the Canal:
Regulations are in place at most of the station parking lots east of the canal. If you are considering parking in one of these lots, please contact the municipality in which the lot is located for more information.
Parking Location Information:
Amagansett, Bridgehampton, East Hampton, Hampton Bays, Montauk, Speonk, Southampton, Westhampton
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LIRR Bike Policy
All South Fork Commuter Connection trains are considered Off-Peak, and bicycles may be brought on board, in accordance with LIRR bike policies.
For More Information
E-mail: SFCC@ehamptonny.gov, SFCC@southamptontownny.gov
Phone: To speak with a customer service agent, call 511 or 718-217-LIRR (718-217-5477) and say “Representative” when the prompts begin (available 6 a.m. and 10 p.m., daily).
Chat: Chat live with customer service agents through the free LIRR TrainTime app (6 a.m. and 10 p.m., daily).
SFCC TOWN HALL INFO: 631-702-2438
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