There are 4 ways to get from Long Island to New Jersey 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.

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Bus, train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Williams Boulevard to Ronkonkoma LIRR S59 / ...
  2. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station

$16 - $148

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Bus  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Williams Boulevard to Expressway Drive North S57
  2. Take the bus from Airport Connection - WB to 40th Street - Manhattan
  3. Take the bus from Grand Central Terminal to Newark Airport - Terminal C
  4. Take the bus from Terminal C to Broad St At Market St 62 / ...

$35 - $81

Train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Penn Station Ronkonkoma

$44 - $59

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Centereach to Newark 64.4 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Long Island to New Jersey. However, there are services departing from Williams Boulevard and arriving at Broad St At Market St via Airport Connection - WB, Grand Central Terminal and Terminal C. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between Long Island and New Jersey is 88 miles. The road distance is 64.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Island to New Jersey without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Long Island to New Jersey, including transfers.

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Long Island to New Jersey bus services, operated by Suffolk County Transit, depart from Williams Boulevard station.

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The best way to get from Long Island to New Jersey is to bus which takes 3 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 44 min.

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Long Island to New Jersey bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Broad St At Market St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Long Island to New Jersey is 64 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to drive from Long Island to New Jersey.

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Map of how to get from Long Island to New Jersey.
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  • Distance: 87.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 min

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

You can take a bus from Centereach to Newark via Expressway Drive North, Airport Connection - WB, 40th Street - Manhattan, Grand Central Terminal, Newark Airport - Terminal C, and Terminal C in around 3 h 37 min. Alternatively, Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Centereach to Newark hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 14 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
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 Central Islip to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Williams Boulevard to Expressway Drive North
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
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

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