There are 6 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Jones Beach State Park by train, subway, bus, taxi 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  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Freeport Babylon

$47 - $59

Cheapest option

Line 7 subway, bus  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 7 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Flushing - Main St 7 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Main St/39 Av to Merrick Bl/Archer Av
  3. Take the bus from Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd to Henry St + Merrick Rd n4

$43 - $63

4 alternative options

Line 7 subway, train  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 7 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Woodside - 61 St 7 / ...
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Merrick Babylon

$49 - $67

Line 3506 bus, bus, taxi  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 3506 bus from New York, Ny to Hempstead, Ny
  2. Take the bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Broadway + N Main St n40 / ...
  3. Take a taxi from Broadway + N Main St to Jones Beach State Park

$52 - $72

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Jones Beach State Park 35.7 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Jones Beach State Park 35.7 miles

$3 - $5

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Jones Beach State Park is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Jones Beach State Park is to taxi which costs $190 - $230 and takes 40 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Jones Beach State Park is 27 miles. The road distance is 35.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to get from Grand Central Terminal to Jones Beach State Park, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and Jones Beach State Park, NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Grand Central Terminal to Jones Beach State Park every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 47 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Freeport
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Merrick
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Hempstead, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Broadway + N Main St
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Bus from Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd to Henry St + Merrick Rd
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Main St/39 Av to Merrick Bl/Archer Av
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Broadway + N Main St to Jones Beach State Park
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Seaford Taxi and Airport Service
Phone
+1 516 236-5735
Website
seafordtaxis.com
Bethpage Taxi
Phone
+1 516-652-2353
Website
bethpagelongislandtaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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