There will be extra trains at the Mets-Willets Point station...

There will be extra trains at the Mets-Willets Point station for the U.S. Open. Credit: Jeff Bachner

The LIRR is adding trains to the Mets-Willets Point station for the U.S. Open, which begins on Monday.

The extra stop, added through Sept. 8, is on three peak westbound trains during the 8 a.m. hour on the Port Washington Branch. The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, home to the tournament in Flushing, Queens, is 27 minutes from Port Washington.

Fans traveling from Long Island on other branches can reach the tennis center by changing trains at Woodside.

For those headed east, there's direct service to Mets-Willets Point from both Penn Station and Grand Central Madison.

New York City Transit is running five additional No. 7 subway trains to supplement regularly scheduled service, the MTA said. Supplemental trains will run express from Mets-Willets Point to 74th St-Broadway and then make all local stops to 34 St-Hudson Yards.

More than 880,000 people are expected to attend the tournament, according to the MTA. The Mets have a homestand at adjacent Citi Field for the U.S. Open's first week as well.

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