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There are 4 ways to get from Long Island to Delaware by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Wilmington Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$73 - $128

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Bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Airport Connection - WB to 40th Street - Manhattan Westbound
  2. Take the bus from Midtown - 34 W. 31st St. to Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St.

$37 - $82

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Centereach to Wilmington 181.8 miles

$17 - $26

Fly, train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Islip (ISP) to Philadelphia (PHL) ISP - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak

$269 - $1,359

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The cheapest way to get from Long Island to Delaware is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Long Island to Delaware is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Long Island to Delaware. However, there are services departing from Williams Boulevard and arriving at Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. via Airport Connection - WB and Midtown - 34 W. 31st St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 52 min.

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The distance between Long Island and Delaware is 193 miles. The road distance is 181.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Delaware without a car is to train which takes 3 h 48 min and costs $70 - $130.

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It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Long Island to Delaware, including transfers.

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Long Island to Delaware bus services, operated by Hampton Luxury Liner, depart from Airport Connection - WB station.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Delaware is to train which takes 3 h 48 min and costs $70 - $130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $85 and takes 5 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from Islip Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 9 min.

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Long Island to Delaware bus services, operated by Rockledge Bus, arrive at Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. station.

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Map of how to get from Long Island to Delaware.
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  • Distance: 193.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 48 min

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

You can take a train from Centereach to Wilmington via Ronkonkoma LIRR, Ronkonkoma, Penn Station, and New York Penn Station in around 3 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Centereach to Wilmington via Expressway Drive North, Airport Connection - WB, 40th Street - Manhattan, and Midtown - 34 W. 31st St. in around 5 h 52 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Islip to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
LIRR
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.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$60 - $110
Business Class
$80 - $200
First Class
$190 - $280
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $150
Bus operators
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from Airport Connection - WB to 40th Street - Manhattan
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Rockledge Bus
Phone
7577171677VA
Email
climing44@yahoo.com
Website
rockledgebus.com
Bus from Midtown - 34 W. 31st St. to Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St.
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
rockledgebus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Long Island to Delaware is 182 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to drive from Long Island to Delaware.

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American Airlines offers flights from Islip Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Delaware. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Islip Airport is to bus which takes 18 min and costs $2.

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