There are 3 ways to get from Long Island to Manhattan by 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station Ronkonkoma

$16 - $21

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Brentwood to Woodside Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the bus from Roosevelt Av/61 St to E 60 St/Park Av Q32

$13 - $22

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Centereach to Manhattan 52.2 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Long Island to Manhattan is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Long Island to Manhattan is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 7 min.

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The distance between Long Island and Manhattan is 47 miles. The road distance is 52.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Long Island to Manhattan, including transfers.

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

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Centereach to Manhattan hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h 22 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 Woodside
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Roosevelt Av/61 St to E 60 St/Park Av
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info

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