There are 10 ways to get from Long Island to Florida by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly Islip to Fort Lauderdale  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Islip (ISP) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) ISP - FLL

$184 - $1,705

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  23 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Huntington to Forest Hills Port Jefferson
  2. Take the bus from 95 Canal Street, New York, NY to Jacksonville Gate Gas Station Star Line Express

$96 - $102

8 alternative options

Fly Islip to Orlando  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Islip (ISP) to Orlando (MCO) ISP - MCO

$167 - $1,208

Train to New York JFK, fly to Jacksonville  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Jacksonville (JAX) JFK - JAX

$110 - $469

Fly Islip to Tampa  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Islip (ISP) to Tampa (TPA) ISP - TPA

$165 - $655

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Jacksonville  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Woodside
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Jacksonville (JAX) LGA - JAX

$115 - $395

Train to Newark, fly to Jacksonville  •  7 h 25 min

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

$160 - $689

Train  •  21 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Jacksonville Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...

$145 - $400

Bus  •  25 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Tanger to 3 Av & E 42 St North Fork
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Jacksonville, Fl 1003 / ...

$115 - $270

Drive  •  16 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Centereach to Jacksonville 1000.3 miles

$95 - $150

Questions & Answers

The distance between Long Island and Florida is 1027 miles. The road distance is 1000.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Florida without a car is to train which takes 21 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Long Island to Florida, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Florida is to fly which takes 5 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 21 h 55 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 25 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Islip Airport to Fort Lauderdale Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Long Island to Florida is 1000 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 37 min to drive from Long Island to Florida.

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Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Islip Airport to Fort Lauderdale Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Florida. Prices start at $100 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 .

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Map of how to get from Long Island to Florida.
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  • Distance: 1026.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 22 min

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

Southwest Airlines, Frontier Airlines and American Airlines fly from Holbrook to Fort Lauderdale every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Centereach to Jacksonville via Ronkonkoma LIRR, Ronkonkoma, Penn Station, New York Penn Station, Jacksonville Amtrak, and Amtrak Station in around 21 h 55 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Islip to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $3,400
Flights from Islip to Fort Lauderdale via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $3,400
Flights from Islip to Fort Lauderdale via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $3,400
Flights from Islip to Fort Lauderdale via Tampa
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $3,400
Flights from Islip to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Islip to Orlando via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Islip to Orlando via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Islip to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Islip to Tampa via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Islip to Tampa via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Newark to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Islip to Fort Lauderdale via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $4,100
Flights from Islip to Orlando via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,200
Flights from New York JFK to Jacksonville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Jacksonville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Islip to Tampa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Jacksonville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Jacksonville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Newark to Jacksonville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Jacksonville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Newark to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Jacksonville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Islip to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Islip to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Islip to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
52 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
Train from Central Islip to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Huntington to Forest Hills
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
mta.info
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Jacksonville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$230 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$270 - $380
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Starline Bus
Website
starlinebus.com
Bus from 95 Canal Street, New York, NY to Jacksonville Gate Gas Station
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
starlinebus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from Tanger to 3 Av & E 42 St
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Online
$20 - $29
Onboard
$24 - $35
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 Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $230

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