There are 3 ways to get from Long Island to New Jersey by train or car

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Train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station Ronkonkoma

$16 - $148

2 alternative options

Train via Suffolk Avenue  •  3 h 16 min

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

$57 - $147

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Centereach to Newark 64.4 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Long Island to New Jersey is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Long Island to New Jersey is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 19 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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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Long Island to New Jersey, including transfers.

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

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Centereach to Newark 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 Central Islip to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info

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