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There are 6 ways to get from Long Island to Quincy by train, bus, car ferry, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston

5 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Port Jefferson to Prudential

Bus, car ferry, train

  1. Take the bus from Middle Country Rd/Smith Ln to Riverhead County Center
  2. Take the bus from Riverhead County Center to Orient Point Ferry Dock
  3. Take the car ferry from Orient Point to New London
  4. Take the train from New London to Boston

Drive

  1. Drive from Centereach to Quincy

Train to New York JFK, fly

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS)

Train to New York La Guardia, fly

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS)

Long Island to Quincy by bus and train

The journey time between Long Island and Quincy is around 8h 24m and covers a distance of around 294 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 22m. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 13m. Operated by Suffolk County Transit, Long Island Rail Road, Amtrak Acela Express and others, the Long Island to Quincy service departs from Hawkins Ave/Williams Blvd and arrives in Quincy Center. Typically 33 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
6h 2m
Layover time:
2h 22m
Total time:
8h 24m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
6h 13m
Journey distance:
294 miles
Services per week:
33
Cheapest price:
$32
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:16
Last service departs at:
19:08

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Long Island to Quincy bus and train schedules

Long Island → Quincy
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Quincy is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Quincy is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Long Island to Quincy is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Long Island to Quincy is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Long Island to Quincy station. However, there are services departing from Middle Country Rd/Smith Ln and arriving at Burgin Pkwy @ Quincy Center Station via Coram Plaza, Port Jefferson, Huntington Ave @ Belvidere St, Forest Hills and Ashmont. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 57m.

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The distance between Long Island and Quincy is 147 miles. The road distance is 252.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Quincy without a car is to train which takes 6h 58m and costs $30 - $230.

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It takes approximately 6h 58m to get from Long Island to Quincy, including transfers.

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Long Island to Quincy bus services, operated by Hampton Jitney Inc., depart from Port Jefferson station.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Quincy is to train which takes 6h 58m and costs $30 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $75 and takes 8h 57m.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 3m.

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Long Island to Quincy bus services, operated by Hampton Jitney Inc., arrive at Prudential station.

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Map of how to get from Long Island to Quincy.
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  • Distance: 146.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 58m

What companies run services between Long Island, Suffolk County, NY, USA and Quincy, MA, USA?

You can take a train from Centereach to Quincy via Ronkonkoma LIRR, Ronkonkoma, New York Penn Station, Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station, Boston, and South Station in around 6h 58m. Alternatively, Hampton Jitney Inc. operates a bus from Port Jefferson to Prudential twice a week. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 4h 43m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $290
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $310
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Hyannis
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$11 - $15
Peak
$10 - $19
Train from Ronkonkoma to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$10 - $14
Peak
$8 - $17
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$140 - $200
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$140 - $200
Business Seat - Child
$140 - $200
First Class - Adult
$220 - $310
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$220 - $310
First Class - Child
$220 - $310
Train from New London to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$95 - $140
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$95 - $140
Business Seat - Child
$95 - $140
First Class - Adult
$160 - $220
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$150 - $220
First Class - Child
$150 - $220
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
Train from New London to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $95
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$29 - $95
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
Bus operators
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from Port Jefferson to Prudential
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Onboard
$30 - $40
Prepaid Online Rate
$50 - $60
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Middle Country Rd/Smith Ln to Riverhead County Center
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Riverhead County Center to Orient Point Ferry Dock
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Ferry operators
Long Island Ferry
Website
longislandferry.com
Car ferry from Orient Point to New London
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $80
Schedules at
longislandferry.com
Book at
longislandferry.com
Passenger
$17 - $19
Vehicle and Passenger
$55 - $80

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Yes, the driving distance between Long Island to Quincy is 252 miles. It takes approximately 4h 44m to drive from Long Island to Quincy.

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American Airlines, Delta, Cape Air and JetBlue Airways offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Boston Airport.

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