The station opened on April 22, 2000. Northbound service from the station is available to Hoboken Terminal. Service is also available to Tonnelle Avenue, in North Bergen, by transferring at stations between Liberty State Park and Pavonia-Newport for the West End Avenue-Tonnelle Avenue route. Southbound service is available to 8th Street in Bayonne. The Liberty State Park station is a transfer point for those travelling between stations on the West Side Avenue (Jersey City) and 8th Street (Bayonne) extensions. Connection to PATH trains to midtown Manhattan and to New Jersey Transit commuter train service are available at Hoboken Terminal. Transfers to PATH trains to Newark, Harrison, and downtown Manhattan are available at Exchange Place.