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There are 8 ways to get from Buffalo State College to Long Island by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma Branch

$80 - $210

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Night bus, train  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the night bus from Buffalo, Ny to New York, Ny 311 / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma Branch

$57 - $132

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Thru-Bus, bus  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Take the Thru-Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal Toronto / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave South Bound: Cornell-Manorville / ...

Drive  •  8 h

  1. Drive from Buffalo State College to Centereach 441.2 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Buffalo to New York JFK, train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York JFK (JFK) BUF - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma

$85 - $384

Fly Buffalo to New York La Guardia, train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BUF - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Ronkonkoma

$83 - $388

Fly Buffalo to Newark, train  •  7 h 53 min

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

$123 - $502

Train to Rochester, fly to New York JFK, train  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to New York JFK (JFK) ROC - JFK
  3. Take the train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma

$135 - $368

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo State College to Long Island is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo State College to Long Island is to fly and train which costs $85 - $390 and takes 6 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo State College to Long Island. However, there are services departing from Grant St & Buffalo State College and arriving at Smith Lane via Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street, New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave, Railroad Avenue and Smith Haven Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 34 min.

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The distance between Buffalo State College and Long Island is 335 miles. The road distance is 441.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo State College to Long Island without a car is to train which takes 12 h 30 min and costs $80 - $210.

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It takes approximately 12 h 30 min to get from Buffalo State College to Long Island, including transfers.

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Buffalo State College to Long Island bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street station.

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The best way to get from Buffalo State College to Long Island is to train which takes 12 h 30 min and costs $80 - $210. Alternatively, you can Thru-Bus and bus, which costs and takes 12 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Buffalo Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 min.

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Buffalo State College to Long Island bus services, operated by North Fork Express, arrive at Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave station.

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  • Distance: 335 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 30 min

What companies run services between Buffalo State College, NY, USA and Long Island, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Buffalo State College to Centereach via Grant St & Buffalo State College, Church St & Main St, Buffalo Amtrak Station, New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Ronkonkoma, and Ronkonkoma LIRR in around 12 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Buffalo State College to Centereach via Grant St & Buffalo State College, Church St & Main St, Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street, New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal, New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave, Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave, Railroad Avenue, and Smith Haven Mall in around 12 h 34 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Buffalo to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $410
Train from Buffalo Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to New York
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$65 - $90
Economy
$90 - $130
EconomyPlus
$120 - $170
Business
$160 - $220
Train from Buffalo to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$19 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
LIRR
Train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
LIRR
Train from Woodside to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$35 - $55
Online Fare
$45 - $75
Standard Fare
$60 - $90
Refundable
$65 - $100
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Night bus from Buffalo, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Book at
trailwaysny.com
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo State College to Long Island is 441 miles. It takes approximately 8 h to drive from Buffalo State College to Long Island.

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American Airlines, JetBlue Airways and Delta offer flights from Buffalo Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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