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Long Island Rail Road Tutorial

Part 1 Sign up for Mail&Ride account

There are 2 different ways you can sign up for a Long Island Rail Road Mail&Ride account.

Option 1: You can call Long Island Rail Road at 511 and request an application by mail – then click here to skip to Part 2 below.

Option 2: Log in or create an account on the Long Island Rail Road Mail&Ride section of their website https://www.mailandride.com/mrcust/faces/home.jspx  and follow the steps below.

Step 1: Fill in the origin and destination of the pass you want to order.

Step1 Mail Ride 

Step 2: Select the Metro Card option you want to order (if needed).

 Step2 Mail Ride

Step 3: Fill out the personal information form.

 Step3 Mail Ride 2 

Step 4: It will prompt you for a secret question and answer.

 Step4 Mail Ride 

Step 5: Choose a payment option.  You will need to enter a payment method even though you will be signing up with WageWorks to send monthly payments.  Choose your method. 


Step5 Mail Ride

Step 6: Enter checking or credit card information required.

Credit Card 

Step6 Mail Ride 


 Step6 2 Mail Ride


Step 7: You will be prompted to complete your order.  You will be assigned a Mail&Ride Account Number.  Please retain this number.

 Step7 Mail Ride 2



Part 2: Enroll with WageWorks

Step 1: Log onto your account on www.wageworks.com

Step 2: Click on "Enroll in Commuter" and then "Commuter Transit." Select "MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)" as the service provider.

 Step2 Long Island

Step 3: Click on the LIRR Mail&Ride Payment.

 Step3 Long Island

Step 4: Enter in the Mail&Ride Account number that was assigned to you by Long Island Rail Road and enter the dollar amount of the pass you have ordered.

 Step4 Lirr Tutorial 2

Step 5: Confirm your Contact Information.  You will be required to check the terms and conditions box indicating that this information is accurate.

 Step5 Lirr Tutorial 2 

Step 6: Confirm and submit your order.

 Step6 Long Island 2