There are 6 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to East Hampton by train, bus or car

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  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to East Hampton Montauk

$21 - $29

5 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from 40th Street - Manhattan to East Hampton Hampton-Eastbound / ...

$27 - $45

Bus via 50th Street - Manhattan  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from 50th Street - Manhattan to East Hampton

$40

Train via Hunterspoint Avenue  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Hunterspoint Avenue to East Hampton Montauk

$23 - $32

Hamptons  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the Hamptons from 59th & Lex to East Hampton Hampton-Eastbound

$48

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to East Hampton 102.3 miles

$10 - $15

What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and East Hampton, NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Grand Central Terminal to East Hampton 3 times a week. Tickets cost $21 - $29 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, Hampton Luxury Liner operates a bus from Grand Central Terminal to East Hampton every 3 hours. Tickets cost $40 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to East Hampton
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Hunterspoint Avenue to East Hampton
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Hampton Luxury Liner
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 40th Street - Manhattan to East Hampton
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 50th Street - Manhattan to East Hampton
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Hampton Ambassador
Phone
631.283.4676
Website
hamptonambassador.com
Bus from 40th & Lex to East Hampton
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
hamptonambassador.com
Book at
hamptonambassador.com
Bus from 59th & Lex to East Hampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
hamptonambassador.com
Book at
hamptonambassador.com
Hampton Jitney Inc.

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Grand Central Terminal and East Hampton is 153 km. The road distance is 164 km.

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to East Hampton is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to East Hampton is to drive which takes 1 h 59 min and costs $10 - $15.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Penn Station and arriving at East Hampton. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 40th Street - Manhattan and arriving at East Hampton. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

The train from Penn Station to East Hampton takes 2 h 11 min including transfers and departs three times a week.