Atlantic Beach, NY is easily accessible by car. Visitors driving from NYC can cross the Atlantic Beach Bridge for $2 / trip or $15 prepaid for 20 trips. EZ-Pass is not accepted and yearly decals for unlimited passage are available for purchase. A toll is charged for both ways in and out of Atlantic Beach. Drivers who wish to avoid the toll will need to cross the Long Beach Bridge on the other side of the island. Both Uber and Lyft operate in the area and are easily accessible.
Atlantic Beach does not have any train stations – the nearest MTA LIRR stations are:
Long Beach (on the island)
22.7 miles from NYC Penn Station
Inwood (across the bridge)
19.9 miles from NYC Penn Station
Far Rockaway (Queens)
20.4 miles from NYC Penn Station
19.5 miles from NYC Penn Station
Prices range from peak to off peak hours, volume (monthly, weekly, 10-pack), and if purchased on train or at the station / online. The fare is approximately $10-$20 each way to and from NYC Penn Station. Senior citizen and disabled discounts are available. The approximate duration is 1 hour, but varies depending on the day of the week and time of day.
The closest NYC subway is the A train at the Mott Av station in Far Rockaway. It is approximately 3.1 miles via the Nassau Expressway, and the N33 bus goes directly from the station to Atlantic Beach.
There is a ferry from Rockaway to Wall Street for $2.75 which accepts Metrocard. The ferry is approximately 6.7 miles from Atlantic Beach.
By Bicycle or Foot
There is a bike and pedestrian lane on the Atlantic Beach bridge. The walk is approximately 4.3 miles from the five-towns (center of Woodmere) to the center of Atlantic Beach.
The Nassau Inter-County Express N33 bus line services Atlantic Beach, with service from the Mott Av A train station in Far Rockaway, all the way to the Long Beach train station. The bus stops every few blocks on Park St within Atlantic Beach. The fare is $2.75, with passes and senior citizen discounts available.