A train to Far Rockaway. Transfer at Broad Channel to the S (shuttle) train. Stops at 90th, 98th, 105th, and 116th. Get off of the train and walk two blocks up to the boardwalk. L train to Broadway Junction. Transfer to the A to Far Rockaway. From Brooklyn: J or Z train to Broadway Junction. Transfer to the A to Far Rockaway. See above. L train to Broadway Junction. Transfer to the A to Far Rockaway.
Fron Queens: Q22 from bus terminal on Archer Avenue. SUBWAY: A to Broad Channel then shuttle train. From Brooklyn/Manhattan: J train towards Jamaica. Get off at Woodhaven. Take the Q53. Make sure you are on the proper side of the street! You can also take the A to Lefferts Blvd. Get off at Rockaway Blvd. Cross the street to the bus island next to Duncan Donuts. The Q53 will take you over the Cross Bay Bridge. Get off at 96th St across the street from Veggie Island’s grocery store. Walk up the block to the concessions stands. You can also take the bus to 108th By ferry: Departing to Riis Beach/Fort Tilden from Southstreet Seaport at Pier 11, ferries leave at 9:15, 11:45, and 3:45. One way fare is $15. 00. Ferry service charges an additional $5 for bicycles if you would like to ride to Rockaway Beach to dine on fabulous beach fare. Currently we are working on a shuttle service to Rockaway Beach from Riis so that you can do the same. You can also take the 22 or 16 bus from Rockaway Blvd (short walk to the street) to the concessions stands.
Get yourself to Prospect Park, then follow Ocean Parkway and its protected greenway all the way to Neptune Avenue which will then turn into Shore Parkway and take you straight to the Marine Parkway Bridge. If you do not want to ride home, catch the S train at it’s various spots along Rockaway Blvd.
Be aware of traffic! Early am and later pm traffic issues allow for breakfast, lunch and dinner at the concessions. Make a day of it. Find yourself on the BQE towards Staten Island/Verrazano Bridge. Follow signs to the Belt Parkway West (veering left). Take exit 11S for Flatbush Ave S toward Rockaways. Merge onto Flatbush and continue onto Marine Pkwy Bridge. Toll to and from is $3.25. Continue straight onto Beach Channel Dr. Continue onto Rockaway Freeway. Take a right at 108th to Shorefront Pkwy. First concession stand at 106th will be on the right. Follow Shorefront Pkwy. Other concessions stands to follow.
There is free parking on the other side of Shorefront Pkwy on the various streets as well as a parking lot between Beach 94th and 95th streets. PARKING: Free Parking