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There are 4 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Long Beach Long Beach

$6 - $10

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Bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Main St/Horace Harding Ey N to Merrick Bl/Archer Av
  2. Take the bus from Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd to Merrick Rd + S Village Ave n4
  3. Take the bus from Rockville Centre LIRR to E Park St + Long Beach Rd n15

$28 - $47

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach 25.9 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach 25.9 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach is to taxi which costs $130 - $170 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach. However, there are services departing from 40th & Lex and arriving at E Park St + Long Beach Rd via Main St/Horace Harding Ey N, Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd and Rockville Centre LIRR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Penn Station station and arriving at Long Beach. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Long Beach is 20 miles. The road distance is 25.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach without a car is to train which takes 1 h 15 min and costs $6 - $10.

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The train from Penn Station to Long Beach takes 52 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Main St/Horace Harding Ey N station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach 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 Long Beach is to train which takes 1 h 15 min and costs $6 - $10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $28 - $50 and takes 2 h 19 min.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach.
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  • Distance: 20.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and Long Beach, NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach via Main St/Horace Harding Ey N, Merrick Bl/Archer Av, Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd, Merrick Rd + S Village Ave, and Rockville Centre LIRR in around 2 h 19 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
LIRR
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 Merrick Rd + S Village Ave
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Bus from Rockville Centre LIRR to E Park St + Long Beach Rd
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, arrive at E Park St + Long Beach Rd station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Long Beach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach is 26 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach.

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