There are 3 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to East Hampton by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 34 min

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

$21 - $29

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from 40th & Lex to East Hampton Montauk-Eastbound / ...

$27 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

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

$10 - $15

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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.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 40th & Lex and arriving at East Hampton. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and East Hampton is 95 miles. The road distance is 102.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to East Hampton without a car is to train which takes 2 h 34 min and costs $21 - $29.

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

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Grand Central Terminal to East Hampton bus services, operated by Hampton Jitney Inc., depart from 40th & Lex station.

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Grand Central Terminal to East Hampton train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to East Hampton is to train which takes 2 h 34 min and costs $21 - $29. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $27 - $45 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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  • Distance: 95.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 34 min

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 once a week. Tickets cost $21 - $29 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, Hampton Jitney Inc. operates a bus from Grand Central Terminal to East Hampton hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $32 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
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Hampton Luxury Liner
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St to East Hampton
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Hampton Ambassador
Phone
631.283.4676
Website
hamptonambassador.com
Bus from 40th & Lex to East Hampton
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
hamptonambassador.com
Book at
hamptonambassador.com

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