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How to get fromEast Islip to Manhattanby train, bus or car

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

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  1. Train1h 20m

    1. Take the train from Great River to JamaicatrainMontauk Branch
    2. Take the train from Jamaica to Grand Central TerminaltrainBabylon Branch / ...

    $3–21

3 alternative options

  1. Line 2 bus, train2h 6m

    1. Take the bus from Montauk Hwy/Champlin Ave to Babylon LIRRbus2
    2. Take the train from Babylon to New York Penn StationtrainBabylon Branch / ...

    $6–23

  2. Train, bus2h 57m

    1. Take the train from Babylon to JamaicatrainBabylon Branch / ...
    2. Take the bus from Sutphin Blvd/Archer Av to East 60th Street & 2nd AvenuebusQ60

    $7–24

  3. Drive58 min

    1. Drive from East Islip to Manhattancar51.4 mi

    $10–14

East Islip to Manhattan by train

Calendar64Weekly Trains
Duration1h 20mAverage Duration
Ticket$3Cheapest Price
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  • Distance: 46.2 mi
  • Duration: 1h 20m

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

You can take a train from Great River to Grand Central Terminal via Jamaica in around 1h 20m.

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