There are 5 ways to get from Albany to Long Island by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma

$56 - $99

Cheapest option

Bus Trailways New York  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Babylon Albany

$37 - $59

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 4051 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl to Lake Ronkonkoma Binghamton-Patchogue / ...

$45 - $88

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Centereach 197.2 miles

$19 - $28

Fly, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Newark (EWR) ALB - EWR
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma

$210 - $430

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Albany to Long Island is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Long Island is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The distance between Albany and Long Island is 133 miles. The road distance is 197.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Albany to Long Island, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Long Island. However, there are services departing from Albany, Ny and arriving at Williams Boulevard via New York, Ny, Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl and Expressway Drive North. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 59 min.

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What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Long Island, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Albany to Centereach via New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Ronkonkoma, and Ronkonkoma LIRR in around 4 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albany to Centereach via New York, Ny, Queens Vil, Ny, Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, Lake Ronkonkoma, and Expressway Drive North in around 6 h 59 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl to Lake Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.com
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Babylon
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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