There are 8 ways to get from Long Island to Cape Charles by train, plane, taxi, bus, car or night bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to New York JFK, fly, taxi  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Norfolk (ORF) JFK - ORF
  3. Take a taxi from Norfolk to Cape Charles

$256 - $750

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Train, drive  •  11h 38m

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Newport News Amtrak Station
  4. Drive from Newport News Amtrak Station to Cape Charles

$108 - $346

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Train to New York La Guardia, fly, taxi  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Woodside
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Norfolk (ORF) LGA - ORF
  3. Take a taxi from Norfolk to Cape Charles

$267 - $807

Train to Newark, fly, taxi  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Norfolk (ORF) EWR - ORF
  3. Take a taxi from Norfolk to Cape Charles

$289 - $718

Bus, taxi  •  10h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave to New York, NY - Port Authority
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Times Square 37th St to Virginia Beach, VA
  3. Take a taxi from Virginia Beach, VA to Cape Charles

Train, bus  •  12h 6m

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Jamaica Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Hampton, VA Nyc

$179 - $223

Train, night bus  •  9h 38m

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
  3. Take the night bus from Wilmington, De to Exmore, Va 905

$131 - $223

Drive  •  7h 11m

  1. Drive from Centereach to Cape Charles 377.6 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Long Island to Cape Charles is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 7h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Long Island to Cape Charles is to train and fly and taxi which costs $250 - $750 and takes 5h 6m.

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The distance between Long Island and Cape Charles is 294 miles. The road distance is 377.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Cape Charles without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 10h 29m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from Long Island to Cape Charles, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Norfolk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 27m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Long Island to Cape Charles is 378 miles. It takes approximately 7h 11m to drive from Long Island to Cape Charles.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Norfolk Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Cape Charles. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Long Island to Cape Charles.
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  • Distance: 293.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 6m

What companies run services between Long Island, NY, USA and Cape Charles, VA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Long Island to Cape Charles. However, you can take the bus to Ronkonkoma LIRR, take the walk to Ronkonkoma, take the train to Jamaica, take the walk to Jamaica AirTrain, take the train to JFK Terminal 4, take the walk to New York JFK airport, fly to Norfolk, then take the taxi to Cape Charles. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Ronkonkoma LIRR, take the walk to Ronkonkoma, take the train to Woodside, take the walk to Woodside - 61 St, take the line 7 subway to 74 St - Broadway, take the walk to 74 St/Roosevelt Av Station, take the bus to Lga Intl Airport/Terminal B, take the walk to New York La Guardia airport, fly to Norfolk, then take the taxi to Cape Charles.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Newark to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
LIRR
Train from Ronkonkoma to Woodside
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
LIRR
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
LIRR
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from New York Penn Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Washington Union Station to Newport News Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$55 - $120
Business Class Seat
$90 - $170
Train from New York Penn Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $200
First Class
$190 - $330
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 New York, NY - Port Authority
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com
Sprinter Bus
Phone
+1 757-456-5555
Website
sprinterbus.net
Bus from New York, NY - Times Square 37th St to Virginia Beach, VA
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $45
Book at
Sprinter Bus
Lion VA
Phone
+1-917-398-0398
Email
help@ilikebus.com
Website
lionva.com
Bus from New York, NY to Hampton, VA
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
lionva.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Wilmington, De to Exmore, Va
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Other operators
Taxi from Norfolk to Cape Charles
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Black & White Cabs of Virginia Beach
Phone
+1 757-855-3334
Website
vabeachblackandwhitecabs.com

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