There are 8 ways to get from Long Island to Cortland by train, bus, car or plane

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, bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Cortland 252 / ...

$40 - $83

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Binghamton, Ny  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny Nyc
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Cortland 252 / ...

$39 - $96

6 alternative options

Bus College Express  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave to SUNY Cortland Corey Union College Express

$43

Bus Coach USA  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Islip, NY to Binghamton, NY Patchogue-Binghamton / ...
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Cortland 252 / ...

$55 - $93

Drive  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Centereach to Cortland 271.8 miles

$26 - $40

Train to Newark, fly to Ithaca  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Ithaca (ITH) EWR - ITH

$358 - $1,037

Train to New York JFK, fly to Syracuse, bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Syracuse (SYR) JFK - SYR
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Cortland

$102 - $346

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Syracuse, bus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Woodside
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Syracuse (SYR) LGA - SYR
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Cortland

$103 - $420

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Long Island to Cortland is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Long Island to Cortland is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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The distance between Long Island and Cortland is 204 miles. The road distance is 271.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h to get from Long Island to Cortland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Long Island to Cortland. However, there are services departing from Williams Boulevard and arriving at SUNY Cortland Corey Union via Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 1 min.

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What companies run services between Long Island, NY, USA and Cortland, NY, USA?

College Express operates a bus from Centereach to Cortland once daily. Tickets cost $41 and the journey takes 6 h 50 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Woodside
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
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.

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 Cortland
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to Cortland
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Cortland
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Schedules at
ourbus.com
College Express
Website
collegeexpressbus.com
Bus from Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave to SUNY Cortland Corey Union
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
collegeexpressbus.com

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