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There are 7 ways to get from Long Island to Cortland by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Cortland 4262 / ...

$39 - $83

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Bus College Express  •  8h 1m

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

$42 - $82

Bus North Fork Express  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Medford LIE/Rt 495, Exit 64S, 7-Eleven Rt112 to SUNY Cortland Corey Union North Bound:Manorville-Cortland

$84

Drive  •  4h 51m

  1. Drive from Centereach to Cortland 271.8 miles

$26 - $40

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

  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

$105 - $339

Train to Newark, fly to Elmira/Corning, bus  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) EWR - ELM
  3. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Cortland

$223 - $899

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Syracuse, bus  •  7h 23m

  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 - $413

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

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

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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 8h 1m.

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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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The best way to get from Long Island to Cortland without a car is to train and bus which takes 7h 27m and costs $35 - $85.

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It takes approximately 7h 27m to get from Long Island to Cortland, including transfers.

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Long Island to Cortland bus services, operated by College Express, depart from Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave station.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 13m.

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Long Island to Cortland bus services, operated by College Express, arrive at SUNY Cortland Corey Union station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Long Island to Cortland is 272 miles. It takes approximately 4h 51m to drive from Long Island to Cortland.

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Map of how to get from Long Island to Cortland.
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  • Distance: 203.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 27m

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 - $43 and the journey takes 6h 50m. North Fork Express also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
LIRR
Train from Central Islip to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
LIRR
Train from Central Islip to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
LIRR
Train from Central Islip to Woodside
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
LIRR
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.

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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
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
College Express
Website
collegeexpressbus.com
Bus from Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave to SUNY Cortland Corey Union
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41 - $43
Schedules at
collegeexpressbus.com
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave to SUNY Cortland Corey Union
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com
Bus from Medford LIE/Rt 495, Exit 64S, 7-Eleven Rt112 to SUNY Cortland Corey Union
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Cortland
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Cortland
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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JetBlue Airways and Delta offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Syracuse Airport.

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