People tend to check in during these times:
Avoid the temptation to go to street level for a smoke--it doesn't get much sleazier than here.
They take Apple Pay!
Meeting someone pre flight? There's a bar!
Extremely convenient :-)
Coming from the JFK? Have your mta card refilled beforehand or you will have to wait in line for a long time because of all the tourists.
U can get to so many destinations from here....
You can grab a snack upstairs, near the JFK airtrain
No one ever wants to "change" here, but I guess it's tradition!
Headin to the city
Don't be confused - they're two ways to get to platform 1! It's the same train ;)
Fascinating to watch all the suburban lines converge here, and the commuters making a quick change depending on their terminal destination.
Manhattan bound 💃
Tracks 1 and 2 are always NYC, track 3 is always BK. Pay attention!
Back to the city again. Turn up time shortly...
Queens I'm home
Waitin for my train
The seat is not your personal bed, be mindful that other patrons paid for a ticket and have a right to a seat too.#rudeandnastypassengers
Be wary of pooping pigeons overhead when sitting on any of the benches on the upper mezzanine of LIRR. 😖
The best way to get to jfk. Take the lirr
If you wanna use Air train service to JFK, fine. If you wanna use Q3 or Q6 Buses to JFK, Fine. But use AirTrain service. Less stops and more faster than the Q3 or Q6 Buses.
$0.99 water and sodas. Good for a hot day
You can watch for the trains coming in from the upper platform, and avoid the crowd below
Try and get a good spot in front of the train doors before they open or you'll be run over by all the rude old women
Are the trains ever on time?!
The main entrance to the station, where tickets may be purchased
$4 City pass on the weekend is legit.
Watch the gap, people.
Queen of Jamaica
Listen for schedule changes
Come to Jamaica and feeel all right.
Not the tropical island I've seen all these commercials about...
3 Little Birds.... On my doorstep ....
Airtrain 10 trip tickets last a year (now?).
Your backpack/bag/purse does not need it's own seat!
Buy your tickets ahead of time. They have closed the Windows and you have to buy your tickets upstairs which has a long line
Doesn't ANYONE know how to read the platform signs?! That's why they are there!!!!! Stop getting on the train and shouting "which train goes to Babylon?!" So annoying!
LIRR beers at the tracks are $2.50 for domestic and $3.50 for imported. We should be doing happy hour here.
The one part of NYC I dont miss!
Wear headphones on the train because no one shuts up and music is the only way to tune them out
The original design of this station included a pneumatic tube for high speed Victorian style travel to the island nation of Jamaica.
Don't put your smelly feet on the seats!
Let the people off the train before trying to get on
You can buy tickets w a credit card onboard now. About time.
listen to some bob Marley and pretend you're in the real jamaica
There's no where to get coffee in the AM!
Always have exact change for the ticket machine, unless you Want to collect the gold coins.
Power outlets and USB power outlets can be found at the AirTrain Upper Concourse at 2 of the 3 trianglar shaped info kiosks.
If you don't know how to use the ticket machines PLEASE go to the tellers downstairs or ask for help from the person behind you. Otherwise you will incur the wrath of people behind you.
The heat lamps make me nice and warm..... And idly I feel like a roasted chicken being kept warm before serving.