There are 4 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach by train, 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 16 min

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

$6 - $10

3 alternative options

Line 3506 bus, bus  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 3506 bus from New York, Ny to Hempstead, Ny 3506 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hempstead Transit Center to E Park St + Long Beach Rd n15

$12 - $22

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach 26.4 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach 26.4 miles

$2 - $4

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 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach via New York, Ny, Hempstead, Ny, and Hempstead Transit Center in around 2 h 26 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Hempstead Transit Center to E Park St + Long Beach Rd
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach?

The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Long Beach is 33 km. The road distance is 42 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach?

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 34 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach?

The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach is to taxi which takes 34 min and costs $140 - $170.

Is there a direct train between Grand Central Terminal and Long Beach?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Penn Station and arriving at Long Beach. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

Is there a direct bus between Grand Central Terminal and Long Beach?

No, there is no direct bus from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach. However, there are services departing from New York, Ny and arriving at E Park St + Long Beach Rd via Hempstead Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

How long does it take to get from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach?

The train from Penn Station to Long Beach takes 53 min including transfers and departs hourly.