The best way to get to and from a Mets game is by riding the to Mets-Willets Point. It's fast, convenient and the stops just steps away from the front gate.
For weekday afternoon and all weekend games, there is local service only to the stadium. However, for evening games express service whisks you from Midtown Manhattan to Flushing. Customers attending night games, including weekends, benefit from express service back to Manhattan.
Express trains leave Willets Point shortly after the conclusion of each home game and the service runs until about one hour after the game. Express trains are queued outside of Willets Point and arrive on the middle track every six minutes. The travel time between Mets- Willets Point and Queensboro Plaza has also been shortened by about six minutes compared with local service.
Train service to Mets-Willets Point is also available on eastbound Port Washington Branch trains from Penn Station and westbound trains from Great Neck and Port Washington. The train ride is just 18 minutes from Penn Station to Mets-Willets Point. For those traveling on the LIRR from Long Island, the new ballpark is just six minutes from Woodside, 17 minutes from Great Neck and 27 minutes from Port Washington. From Long Island, customers may go directly to the stadium from Port Washington Branch stations. Customers from other branches should transfer at Woodside.
For persons with disabilities, there are some important things to note in preparation for the trip to the Mets-Willets Point station, which is accessible only on game days and for special events.
Customers needing to use the station's accessible features must board the local. Green lights illuminated in the shape of a circle around the 7 route marker identify the train as a local. Access is available from 90 minutes before until 45 minutes after baseball games and selected special events.
ADA access to the station is from Flushing-bound trains only. MTA Long Island Rail Road customers must transfer at Woodside to/from the to the game.