Long Island Tailgate

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where Is My Pickup Location?

Currently, Long Island Tailgate offers three pickup locations along the Long Island Expressway at Exits 63, 49 and 32. We may add more locations in the future. Please see the maps and directions below.

Directions to LIE 63 Pickup Location

From the east:

  • Take exit 63 from I-495 E.
  • Take exit 63 toward No Ocean Ave/Patchogue Mt Sinai.
  • Turn right onto N Ocean Ave
  • Turn right and travel to destination about 100 feet on your right.

From the west:

  • Take exit 63 from I-495 W.
  • Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 63 toward N Ocean Ave/Mount Sinai/Patchogue/County Rd 83,
  • Merge onto Express Dr S.
  • Use the left 3 lanes to turn left onto N Ocean Ave.
  • Turn right and travel to destination about one-tenth of a mile (0.1 miles) on your right.

Directions to LIE 49 Pickup Location

From the east:

  • Take exit 49 from I-495 E.
  • Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 49N for NY-110 N toward Huntington.
  • Merge onto N Service Rd.
  • Travel about 170 ft to the destination on your left.

From the west:

  • Take exit 49 from I-495 W.
  • Merge onto NY-110 N/Broadhollow Rd toward Huntington.
  • Travel about one-half mile (0.5 miles) to Pinelawn Rd.
  • Turn right onto Pinelawn Rd.
  • Travel about one-half mile (0.5 miles) to N Service Rd.
  • Turn right onto N Service Rd.
  • Travel about 170 ft to the destination on your left.

Directions to LIE 32 Pickup Location

From the east:

  • Take exit 32 from I-495 E.
  • Continue onto Horace Harding Expy.
  • Travel about two-tenths of a mile (0.2 miles), crossing over Little Neck Pkwy, to the destination straight ahead.

From the west:

  • Take exit 32 from I-495 W.
  • Merge onto Horace Harding Expy.
  • Use the left lane to turn left onto Little Neck Pkwy.
  • Turn left at the 1st cross street onto Horace Harding Expy.
  • Travel about 300 ft, crossing over Little Neck Pkwy, to the destination straight ahead.

When Is My Pickup Time?

Pickup times vary based upon tailgate event locations and tailgate start times.

Please note traffic and/or weather conditions may impact bus arrival times at your pickup location. Times may vary for certain events.

Pickup Times for LIT Tailgates starting at 10:30 AM:

  • LIE Exit 63
    • Bus arrives 7:45 AM
    • Bus departs 8:00 AM
  • LIE Exit 49
    • Bus arrives 8:20 AM
    • Bus departs 8:35 AM
  • LIE Exit 32
    • Bus arrives 8:55 AM
    • Bus departs 9:10 AM

Pickup Times for LIT Tailgates starting at 1:30 PM:

  • LIE Exit 63
    • Bus arrives 10:30 AM
    • Bus departs 10:45 AM
  • LIE Exit 49
    • Bus arrives 11:05 AM
    • Bus departs 11:20 AM
  • LIE Exit 32
    • Bus arrives 11:40 AM
    • Bus departs 11:55 AM

Pickup Times for LIT Tailgates starting at 5:30 PM:

  • LIE Exit 63
    • Bus arrives 2:30 PM
    • Bus departs 2:45 PM
  • LIE Exit 49
    • Bus arrives 3:05 PM
    • Bus departs 3:20 PM
  • LIE Exit 32
    • Bus arrives 3:40 PM
    • Bus departs 3:55 PM

Can You Pick Me Up at My Location?

Long Island Tailgate (LIT) is happy to accommodate you with a personalized bus pickup location, but this requires:

  • A group booking of 50 or more people.
  • A location than can accommodate a full-sized coach bus.

Contact LIT for your personalized pickup!