There are 10 ways to get from Alexandria to Long Island by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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 Amtrak Acela Express  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma

$152 - $389

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from New Carrollton, Md to New York, Ny 2908 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hunterspoint Avenue to Smithtown Port Jefferson

$45 - $92

8 alternative options

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to New York Penn Station Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma

$98 - $219

Bus  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Alexandria, VA to Manhattan, NY
  2. Take the bus from 3 Av/E 44 St to Tanger North Fork-Eastbound

$57 - $64

Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Alexandria to Centereach 292.6 miles

$28 - $45

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma

$88 - $332

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Ronkonkoma

$76 - $456

Train, train to Baltimore, fly to Islip  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  3. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Islip (ISP) BWI - ISP

$226 - $618

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the subway from Braddock Rd Metrorail Station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York JFK (JFK) IAD - JFK
  3. Take the train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma

$92 - $321

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma

$119 - $511

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alexandria to Long Island is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alexandria to Long Island is to train and fly which takes 4 h 18 min and costs $220 - $650.

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The distance between Alexandria and Long Island is 407 km. The road distance is 468 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Alexandria to Long Island, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alexandria to Long Island. However, there are services departing from Alexandria, VA and arriving at Hammond Lane via New York, NY - 34th St. & 8th Ave, 3 Av/E 44 St and Tanger Mall Drive. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 47 min.

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

You can take a train from Alexandria to Centereach via Washington Union Station Amtrak, New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Ronkonkoma, and Ronkonkoma LIRR in around 6 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alexandria to Centereach via Manhattan, NY, New York, NY - 34th St. & 8th Ave, New York, NY - Madison & 43th St., 3 Av/E 44 St, Tanger, and Tanger Mall Drive in around 9 h 47 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Islip
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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
Train from Hunterspoint Avenue to Smithtown
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $140
Business Seat
$120 - $210
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$19 - $29
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Room
$120 - $170
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from Braddock Rd Metrorail Station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New Carrollton, Md to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Alexandria, VA to Manhattan, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
gobuses.com
Hampton Jitney Inc.

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