Babylon Branch - Fare Zone 7

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Sunrise Highway (Route 27), between Hewlett Avenue and Merrick Avenue.


Mileage to Penn Station   
25.9 miles

Driving Directions    Map
Southern State Parkway to Exit 24. South on Merrick Avenue about 2-1/2 miles to Sunrise Highway and Station.

Connecting Services
Provider Phone Number Routes
NICE516-228-4000 N51
Parking, Bus and Taxi Information (pdf)

Accessibility   LIRR Elevator and Escalator Status
ElevatorEast end of Platform B, Track 2, between Street Level and Platform.Working
EscalatorJust east of station building, from street level to platformWorking
Accessibility   Ramp

Ticket Machines
A Full Service Ticket Machine is located against the column, near the escalator, another is located against the column, on the east side of the station building.

Ticket Office Hours
Weekdays: 6:10 AM - 1:45 PM (Closed 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM)

Waiting Room Hours
Weekdays: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Weekends: 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Please Note: The rehabilitation of the Merrick Station fire alarm and security systems is scheduled to be completed by September 2015. The waiting room will have limited access for the duration of this project.

Additional Info
The Town of Hempstead has announced that it will be implementing a Town-Resident Parking Permit Program at the Baldwin, Merrick, Bellmore, Wantagh and Seaford stations. Customers will now be required to purchase a Town-issued Resident parking permit for a majority of these station lots. The new restrictions will take effect on Friday, April 1, 2016.
Please observe the new Town-imposed parking restrictions at each station. The LIRR will continue to address this matter with the Town. For more information, please visit the Town's website at or contact the Town at (516) 812-3513 or (516) 489-5000.
For alternative commuter parking options, please visit the website at
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