There are 4 ways to get from Long Island to Yonkers by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the train from New York to Yonkers VIA Rail / ...

$32 - $73

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Bus, line 7 bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Smith Lane to No Pick Ups S63
  2. Take the bus from Patchogue LIRR to No Pick Ups S40
  3. Take the bus from Babylon to New Rochelle, NY
  4. Take the line 7 bus from New Rochelle Transit Center Lane C to Main St @ Mill St 7 / ...

$21 - $34

2 alternative options

Bus, line 5 bus  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Lake Ronkonkoma to White Plains, NY Patchogue-Binghamton / ...
  2. Take the line 5 bus from White Plains Bus Terminal Lane F to Nepperhan Ave @ New Main St 5

$23 - $36

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Centereach to Yonkers 56.8 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Long Island to Yonkers is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Long Island to Yonkers is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Long Island to Yonkers. However, there are services departing from Williams Boulevard and arriving at Nepperhan Ave @ New Main St via Lake Ronkonkoma and White Plains Bus Terminal Lane F. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 58 min.

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The distance between Long Island and Yonkers is 44 miles. The road distance is 56.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Yonkers without a car is to train which takes 3 h 8 min and costs $30 - $75.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Long Island to Yonkers, including transfers.

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Long Island to Yonkers bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Lake Ronkonkoma station.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Yonkers is to train which takes 3 h 8 min and costs $30 - $75. Alternatively, you can bus and line 5 bus, which costs $22 - $40 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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Long Island to Yonkers bus services, operated by Westchester County Bee-Line System, arrive at Nepperhan Ave @ New Main St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Long Island to Yonkers is 57 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to drive from Long Island to Yonkers.

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  • Distance: 44.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

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

You can take a train from Centereach to Yonkers via Ronkonkoma LIRR, Ronkonkoma, Penn Station, and New York in around 3 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Centereach to Yonkers via Expressway Drive North, Lake Ronkonkoma, White Plains, NY, and White Plains Bus Terminal Lane F in around 4 h 58 min.

Train operators
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Yonkers
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $55
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$19 - $28
Economy
$21 - $29
Economy Plus
$35 - $55
Business
$29 - $45
Business Plus/Sleeper
$55 - $80
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Yonkers Amtrak
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $30
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Business Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Room
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Westchester County Bee-Line System
Phone
+1 914 995-2000
Website
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from White Plains Bus Terminal Lane F to Nepperhan Ave @ New Main St
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from New Rochelle Transit Center Lane C to Main St @ Mill St
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Smith Lane to No Pick Ups
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Patchogue LIRR to No Pick Ups
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Babylon to New Rochelle, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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