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There are 5 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Jones Beach State Park by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Merrick Babylon / ...

$47 - $65

4 alternative options

Line 7 subway, train  •  1 h 41 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

Bus  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Main St/Horace Harding Ey N to Merrick Bl/Archer Av Q44-Sbs
  2. Take the bus from Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd to Henry St + Merrick Rd n4

$60 - $94

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Jones Beach State Park 35.1 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Jones Beach State Park 35.1 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Jones Beach State Park is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Jones Beach State Park is to taxi which costs $180 - $230 and takes 39 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Jones Beach State Park is 27 miles. The road distance is 35.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Jones Beach State Park without a car is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs $45 - $65.

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It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to get from Grand Central Terminal to Jones Beach State Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Jones Beach State Park is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs $45 - $65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $95 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Central Terminal to Jones Beach State Park is 35 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Grand Central Terminal to Jones Beach State Park.

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There are 54+ hotels available in Jones Beach State Park. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to Jones Beach State Park.
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  • Distance: 26.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 22 min

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 $7 - $10 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Jones Beach State Park via JFK Airport Connection, Main St/Horace Harding Ey N, Merrick Bl/Archer Av, Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd, and Henry St + Merrick Rd in around 2 h 2 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Main St/Horace Harding Ey N to Merrick Bl/Archer Av
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
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
Other operators
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Jones Beach State Park
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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