There are 3 ways to get from Long Island to Jersey City by bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  2 h 44 min

  1. S59 / ...

$16 - $21

Cheapest option

Train, line 119 bus  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Ronkonkoma
  2. 119

$13 - $19

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. 59 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

The distance between Long Island and Jersey City is 86 km. The road distance is 94 km.

The cheapest way to get from Long Island to Jersey City is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Long Island to Jersey City is to drive which takes 1 h 15 min and costs $5 - $9.

It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Long Island to Jersey City, including transfers.

What companies run services between Long Island, NY, USA and Jersey City, NJ, USA?

There is no direct connection from Centereach to Jersey City. However, you can take the bus to Ronkonkoma LIRR, take the walk to Ronkonkoma, take the train to Penn Station, take the walk to 33rd Street, then take the train to Journal Square. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Centereach to Jersey City via Smith Haven Mall, Brentwood Parkway, Brentwood, Penn Station, and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 3 h 57 min.

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 Brentwood to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
mta.info
Port Authority NYNJ
Bus operators
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Williams Boulevard to Ronkonkoma LIRR
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org

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