There are 3 ways to get from Manhattan to Central Islip by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Central Islip Ronkonkoma

$13 - $18

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Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Central Islip 45.8 miles

$240 - $290

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Central Islip 45.8 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Central Islip is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Central Islip is to taxi which costs $240 - $290 and takes 58 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Central Islip is 40 miles. The road distance is 45.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Central Islip without a car is to train which takes 1 h 49 min and costs $12 - $18.

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It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Manhattan to Central Islip, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Central Islip is 46 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Manhattan to Central Islip.

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There are 52+ hotels available in Central Islip. Prices start at $113 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Central Islip.
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  • Distance: 40.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 49 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Central Islip, NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Manhattan to Central Islip hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Central Islip
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Central Islip
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$240 - $290
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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