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There are 4 ways to get from East Islip to Manhattan by train, subway, bus or car

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Train, subway  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the train from Islip to Jamaica Montauk Branch
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St E

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Bus, train  •  1h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Montauk Hwy/Carleton Ave to Babylon LIRR S40
  2. Take the train from Babylon to New York Penn Station Babylon Branch / ...

Train, bus  •  2h 55m

  1. Take the train from Babylon to Jamaica Babylon Branch / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sutphin Bl /Archer Av to E 60 St/2 Av Q60

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from East Islip to Manhattan 51.6 miles

East Islip to Manhattan by train and subway

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1h 22m Average Duration
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The most affordable way to get from East Islip to Manhattan is to drive, which costs $5 - $8 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Islip to Manhattan is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from East Islip to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from Islip and arriving at 5 Av/53 St via Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 22m.

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The distance between East Islip and Manhattan is 41 miles. The road distance is 51.6 miles.

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The best way to get from East Islip to Manhattan without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 22m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 22m to get from East Islip to Manhattan, including transfers.

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East Islip to Manhattan train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Islip station.

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East Islip to Manhattan train services, operated by MTA, arrive at 5 Av/53 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Islip to Manhattan is 52 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from East Islip to Manhattan.

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  • Distance: 41.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 22m

What companies run services between East Islip, NY, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from East Islip to Manhattan. However, you can take the train to Jamaica, take the walk to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport, then take the subway to 5 Av/53 St. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from East Islip to Manhattan via Babylon LIRR and Babylon in around 1h 53m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
new.mta.info
Train from Islip to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
new.mta.info
Train from Babylon to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
new.mta.info
Train from Babylon to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
new.mta.info
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$3
Bus operators
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Montauk Hwy/Carleton Ave to Babylon LIRR
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Bus from Sutphin Bl /Archer Av to E 60 St/2 Av
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
mta.info
Standard
$2 - $7
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$1 - $4

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