There are 2 ways to get from Long Island to Rutgers University by train or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick Northeast Corridor

$20 - $30

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Centereach to Rutgers University 94.1 miles

$9 - $14

What companies run services between Long Island, NY, USA and Rutgers University, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Centereach to Rutgers University via Ronkonkoma LIRR, Ronkonkoma, Penn Station, New York Penn Station, and New Brunswick in around 3 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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Long Island to Rutgers University?

The distance between Long Island and Rutgers University is 121 km. The road distance is 151 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Long Island to Rutgers University?

The cheapest way to get from Long Island to Rutgers University is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 41 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Long Island to Rutgers University?

The quickest way to get from Long Island to Rutgers University is to drive which takes 1 h 41 min and costs $9 - $14.

How long does it take to get from Long Island to Rutgers University?

It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Long Island to Rutgers University, including transfers.