There are 3 ways to get from Long Island to Manhattan by train, bus or car
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Train • 2h 11m
$15 - $21
2 alternative options
Bus • 2h 35m
$22 - $62
Drive • 1h 9m
$5 - $8
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Long Island to Manhattan is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 9m.
The quickest way to get from Long Island to Manhattan is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 9m.
No, there is no direct bus from Long Island to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from Williams Boulevard and arriving at 79th Street - Manhattan via Airport Connection - WB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 35m.
The distance between Long Island and Manhattan is 47 miles. The road distance is 53 miles.
The best way to get from Long Island to Manhattan without a car is to train which takes 2h 11m and costs $14 - $21.
It takes approximately 2h 11m to get from Long Island to Manhattan, including transfers.
Long Island to Manhattan bus services, operated by Suffolk County Transit, depart from Williams Boulevard station.
The best way to get from Long Island to Manhattan is to train which takes 2h 11m and costs $14 - $21. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $65 and takes 2h 35m.
Long Island to Manhattan bus services, operated by Hampton Luxury Liner, arrive at 79th Street - Manhattan station.
Yes, the driving distance between Long Island to Manhattan is 53 miles. It takes approximately 1h 9m to drive from Long Island to Manhattan.
What companies run services between Long Island, Suffolk County, NY, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?
Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 1h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Centereach to Manhattan via Airport Connection - WB in around 2h 35m.
Bus from Airport Connection - WB to 79th Street - Manhattan
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 5m
- 3 times a day
- Estimated price
- $20 - $60
- Schedules at
- Book at
- $45 - $60
- Coach Class
- $20 - $28
- Luxury Class
- $30 - $40
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