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Posted by on Sep 1, 2014 in Barclays Arrival, Credit Cards, Transportation | 0 comments

Save Money on LIRR or Metro North with CityTicket

Recently, I realized a lot of people did not know they could save money when riding the LIRR (Long Island Railroad) or Metro North by buying a CityTicket. When I told them I pay just $4 one-way between Penn Station and many popular stops, such as Flushing or Jamaica for JFK International Airport, they were often surprised. A normal off peak ticket from Penn Station to Jamaica, for example, costs $7 so a CityTicket can result in quite a big discount.     LIRR or Metro North CityTicket Only available on Saturdays and Sundays, and it has to be used the day it was purchased Allows travel between Brooklyn or Manhattan and Queens on MTA Long Island Rail Road Allows travel between Manhattan and the Bronx on MTA Metro North Railroad   To buy them at the ticket kiosk, simply hit the CityTicket button rather than the one-way or round-trip buttons. Instead of paying the normal rates, you’ll pay just $4. For a list of the eligible CityTicket stations,...

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