There are 4 ways to get from Edison to Long Island City by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT

$9 - $24

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Edison Station to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor

$10 - $14

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edison to Long Island City 37.5 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Edison to Long Island City 37.5 miles

$3 - $6

Questions & Answers

The distance between Edison and Long Island City is 29 miles. The road distance is 37.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Edison to Long Island City without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to get from Edison to Long Island City, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Edison to Long Island City is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 13 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edison to Long Island City is 37 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Edison to Long Island City.

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There are 1801+ hotels available in Long Island City. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edison to Long Island City.
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  • Distance: 29.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

What companies run services between Edison, NJ, USA and Long Island City, NY, USA?

Coach USA operates a bus from Edison to Long Island City hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $21 and the journey takes 1 h. Megabus also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a train from Edison to Long Island City every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Edison Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Edison to Long Island City
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Edison Taxi
Phone
+1 732-201-5555
Website
edisontaxi.com
Five Star Taxi
Phone
+1 732-339-3046

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