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There are 6 ways to get from Islip Airport (ISP) to Manhattan by train, bus, car, towncar or shuttle

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Train  •  2h

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to New York Penn Station Ronkonkoma

$12 - $18

5 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave to NYC 3 Av & 42 St North Bound: Ronkonkoma-Cornell / ...

$17 - $52

Bus via 86th Street - Manhattan  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Airport Connection - WB to 86th Street - Manhattan Westbound

$22 - $62

Drive  •  1h 5m

  1. Drive from Islip Airport (ISP) to Manhattan 58.3 miles

$5 - $9

Towncar  •  1h 5m

  1. Take a town car from Islip Airport to Manhattan 58.3 miles

$190 - $270

Shuttle  •  1h 5m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Islip Airport to Manhattan

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Islip Airport (ISP) to Manhattan is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1h 5m.

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The fastest way to get from Islip Airport (ISP) to Manhattan is to drive which takes 1h 5m and costs $5 - $9.

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No, there is no direct bus from Islip Airport (ISP) to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from LI Macarthur Airport and arriving at NYC 3 Av & 42 St via Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 5m.

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The distance between Islip Airport (ISP) and Manhattan is 46 miles. The road distance is 58.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Islip Airport (ISP) to Manhattan without a car is to train which takes 2h and costs $12 - $19.

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It takes approximately 2h to get from Islip Airport (ISP) to Manhattan, including transfers.

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Islip Airport (ISP) to Manhattan bus services, operated by North Fork Express, depart from Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave station.

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The best way to get from Islip Airport (ISP) to Manhattan is to train which takes 2h and costs $12 - $19. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $17 - $55 and takes 2h 5m.

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Islip Airport (ISP) to Manhattan bus services, operated by North Fork Express, arrive at NYC 3 Av & 42 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Islip Airport (ISP) to Manhattan is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1h 5m to drive from Islip Airport (ISP) to Manhattan.

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  • Distance: 45.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h

What companies run services between Islip Airport (ISP), USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Ronkonkoma to New York Penn Station hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 1h 21m. Alternatively, North Fork Express operates a bus from Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave to NYC 3 Av & 42 St on demand. Tickets cost $15 - $50 and the journey takes 1h 41m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$10 - $16
Bus operators
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave to NYC 3 Av & 42 St
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com
Commuter fares
$15
North Fork fares
$35 - $50
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from Airport Connection - WB to 86th Street - Manhattan
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Book at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Shuttles by Jayride

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

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Shuttle from Islip Airport to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

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Towncar from Islip Airport to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$190 - $270
Private
$190 - $270

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