Fans are strongly encouraged to plan ahead and build significant time into their travels to and from Belmont Park. Significant delays should be anticipated accessing the property on those days, with fans encouraged to arrive early and stay late. Those utilizing public transportation to and from Belmont are also encouraged to purchase round-trip admission in order to further expedite their travels.
2150 Hempstead Turnpike
Elmont, NY 11003
On Saturday, June 5, the LIRR will provide extra trains to/from Belmont Park for the 153rd running of the Belmont Stakes. Eleven eastbound trains will be provided between 9:37 AM and 4:26 PM; trains will depart from Penn Station, stop at Jamaica for customers traveling from Brooklyn, Woodside and stations on Long Island to connect, and then operate direct to Belmont. Immediately following the race and continuing until Belmont Park closes, return trains will depart approximately every 15 minutes to Jamaica, Brooklyn and Penn Station.
For more information about LIRR Service to Belmont Park, visit the LIRR website or call the LIRR's 24-Hour Travel Information Center at 718.217.LIRR (5477).
* All details are subject to change. Please check this page for the most up-to-date information.
Exits off Cross Island Parkway
Queens Midtown Tunnel to Long Island Expressway East to Cross Island Parkway South.
Belt Parkway East to Cross Island Parkway North or Brooklyn-Queens Expressway to Long Island Expressway East to Cross Island Parkway South.
Grand Central Parkway East to Cross Island Parkway South or Belt Parkway East to Cross Island Parkway North.
From Staten Island:
Verrazano Bridge to Belt Parkway East to Cross Island Parkway North.
From Long Island:
Northern State Parkway or Long Island Expressway West to Cross Island Parkway South or Southern State Parkway West to Cross Island Parkway North.
From New Jersey:
(North): George Washington Bridge to Cross Bronx Expressway, to Throgs Neck Bridge to Cross Island Parkway South.
(South): Any Interstate bridge to Staten Island Expressway to Verrazano Bridge to Belt Parkway East to Cross Island Parkway North.
From Connecticut and Westchester:
Any route to Throgs Neck Bridge to Cross Island Parkway South.
N6 (MTA Long Island Bus):
Operates along Hempstead Turnpike, West Hempstead, Franklin Square, Elmont, Hollis and Jamaica. From Jamaica, the bus starts at Jamaica Bus Terminal (165th Street & 89th Avenue) and runs along Hillside Avenue to Francis Lewis Blvd. to Hempstead Ave. Stops in front of Belmont Park. Connections: Transfer from the F Train at either 169th Street or 179th Street stations.
Q110 (MTA Bus):
Service provided every 20 minutes to and from Belmont during racing days. Buses are available at Parsons Blvd. and Hillside Avenue and from Parsons Blvd. & Archer Ave., and various locations eastbound on Jamaica Avenue and Hempstead Avenue in Queens. The bus picks up and discharges inside Belmont at the west end of the track. Connections: Transfer from F Train at Parsons & Hillside; Transfer from E Train at Parsons & Archer.
Q2 (MTA Bus):
Originates at the Jamaica Bus Terminal (165th Street & 89th Ave.) and runs along Hillside Ave. to 187th Place to Hollis Ave. and ends at Hempstead Ave. and 225th Street adjacent to Belmont Park.The bus picks up and discharges inside Belmont at the west end of the track. Connections: Transfer from F Train at 169th Street or 179th Street stations.
MTA (Alternate Bus Service at Queens Village)
Take the LIRR from Penn Station or Jamaica to the Queens Village Station. Then board the Q27 bus under the trestle on Springfield Blvd and transfer to the Q2 bus at the intersection of Springfield Blvd. and Hempstead Ave. The bus picks up and discharges inside Belmont at the west end of the track.
Take the F train to 169th street or 179th street then take the N6 or the Q2 bus to Belmont, or take the E train to Jamaica Center (Parsons Blvd.) and then take the Q110 bus to Belmont.
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