There are 5 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Long Beach by train, subway, 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

4 alternative options

Line 7 subway, train  •  2 h 2 min

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

$8 - $11

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

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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 34 min.

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

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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.

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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 26.4 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 Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny 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 line 3506 bus and bus, which costs $12 - $22 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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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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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 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
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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 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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