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There are 9 ways to get from Long Island to Worcester by train, bus, car ferry, night bus, car or plane

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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Train, bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
  3. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Hartford Amtrak Station
  4. Take the bus from Harford, CT to Worcester, MA - Union Station

$118 - $274

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Train, night bus  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the night bus from New York, Ny to Worcester, Ma 2026

$35 - $73

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Bus  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Airport Connection - WB to 40th Street - Manhattan
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Hartford, CT
  3. Take the bus from Harford, CT to Worcester, MA - Union Station

$51 - $110

Train  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
  3. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Worcester Union Station

$132 - $313

Bus, car ferry, train  •  10h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Smith Lane to Riverhead County Center S58
  2. Take the bus from Riverhead County Center to Orient Point Ferry Dock S92
  3. Take the car ferry from Orient Point to New London
  4. Take the train from New London Union Station to Boston South Station
  5. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station 277 / ...

$102 - $263

Drive  •  3h 51m

  1. Drive from Centereach to Worcester 207.3 miles

$20 - $30

Train to New York JFK, fly to Boston, bus  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS
  3. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station

$83 - $329

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston, bus  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Woodside
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS
  3. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station

$81 - $293

Bus, train to New York JFK, fly to Worcester  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Roy Drive to Suffolk Avenue
  2. Take the train from Central Islip to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Worcester (ORH) JFK - ORH

$97 - $461

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The cheapest way to get from Long Island to Worcester is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Long Island to Worcester is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Long Island to Worcester station. However, there are services departing from Williams Boulevard and arriving at Worcester, MA - Union Station via Airport Connection - WB, Grand Central Terminal, Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY and Harford, CT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 35m.

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The distance between Long Island and Worcester is 120 miles. The road distance is 207.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Worcester without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 20m and costs $110 - $280.

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It takes approximately 8h 20m to get from Long Island to Worcester, including transfers.

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Long Island to Worcester bus services, operated by Hampton Luxury Liner, depart from Airport Connection - WB station.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Worcester is to bus which takes 8h 35m and costs $50 - $110. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $130 - $320 and takes 8h 53m.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Long Island to Worcester bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Worcester, MA - Union Station.

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Map of how to get from Long Island to Worcester.
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  • Distance: 120.1 miles
  • Duration: 8h 20m

What companies run services between Long Island, NY, USA and Worcester, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Centereach to Worcester via Airport Connection - WB, 40th Street - Manhattan, Grand Central Terminal, Port Authority Bus Terminal, Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, and Harford, CT in around 8h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Centereach to Worcester via Ronkonkoma LIRR, Ronkonkoma, Penn Station, New York Penn Station, New Haven Union Station, and Springfield Amtrak Station in around 8h 53m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Worcester
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
LIRR
Train from Central Islip to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
LIRR
Train from Central Islip to Woodside
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
LIRR
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 New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Amtrak

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Hartford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from New Haven Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Worcester Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New London Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Harford, CT to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Hartford, CT
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
peterpanbus.com
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from Airport Connection - WB to 40th Street - Manhattan
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Smith Lane to Riverhead County Center
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
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
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Roy Drive to Suffolk Avenue
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Night bus from New York, Ny to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Ferry operators
Long Island Ferry
Website
longislandferry.com
Car ferry from Orient Point to New London
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
longislandferry.com
Book at
longislandferry.com
Passenger
$17
Vehicle
$42

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Yes, the driving distance between Long Island to Worcester is 207 miles. It takes approximately 3h 51m to drive from Long Island to Worcester.

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

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There are 45+ hotels available in Worcester. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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