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There are 8 ways to get from Long Island to Worcester by bus, car ferry, train, 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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Bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Airport Connection - WB to 40th Street - Manhattan
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Springfield
  3. Take the bus from Springfield to Worcester, MA - Union Station 255 / ...

$53 - $137

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Train, night bus  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Babylon to Forest Hills Babylon
  2. Take the night bus from New York, Ny to Worcester, Ma 2026

$36 - $73

6 alternative options

Car ferry, train, bus  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Port Jefferson to Bridgeport
  2. Take the train from Bridgeport Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Springfield to Worcester, MA - Union Station 255 / ...

$61 - $110

Train, bus  •  8 h 38 min

  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
  4. Take the bus from Springfield to Worcester, MA - Union Station 255 / ...

$119 - $290

Train  •  8 h 49 min

  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
  4. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak to Worcester Amtrak

$132 - $313

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Centereach to Worcester 207.3 miles

$20 - $30

Train, fly to Boston, bus  •  5 h 58 min

  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

$81 - $327

Train, fly to Worcester  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Worcester (ORH) JFK - ORH

$95 - $459

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

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

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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 bus which takes 8 h 35 min and costs $50 - $140.

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It takes approximately 8 h 35 min to get from Long Island to Worcester, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Worcester is to bus which takes 8 h 35 min and costs $50 - $140. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $130 - $320 and takes 8 h 49 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Long Island to Worcester is 207 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 51 min 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 $90 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Long Island to Worcester.
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  • Distance: 120.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 35 min

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

You can take a bus from Centereach to Worcester via Expressway Drive North, Airport Connection - WB, 40th Street - Manhattan, Grand Central - 42 St, Times Sq - 42 St, New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, and Springfield in around 8 h 35 min. 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 in around 8 h 49 min.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Worcester
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bridgeport Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from New Haven Union Station to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
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 to Worcester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
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
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 Babylon to Forest Hills
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
mta.info
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Bus operators
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Springfield
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Springfield to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
peterpanbus.com
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 New York, Ny to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Night bus from New York, Ny to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Ferry operators
888 44 Ferry
Website
88844ferry.com
Car ferry from Port Jefferson to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
88844ferry.com
Book at
buytickets.88844ferry.com

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