There are 3 ways to get from Manhattan to East Islip by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Babylon Babylon / ...
  2. Take the bus from Babylon LIRR to Woodland Drive S40

$14 - $18

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Bus  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave South Bound: Cornell-Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the bus from Ronkonkoma LIRR to Middle Road S59 / ...

$19 - $51

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to East Islip 52.5 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to East Islip is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to East Islip is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to East Islip. However, there are services departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC and arriving at Carleton Avenue via Ronkonkoma LIRR and Railroad Avenue. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 22m.

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The distance between Manhattan and East Islip is 41 miles. The road distance is 52.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to East Islip without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 35m and costs $13 - $18.

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It takes approximately 2h 35m to get from Manhattan to East Islip, including transfers.

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Manhattan to East Islip bus services, operated by North Fork Express, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC station.

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Manhattan to East Islip bus services, operated by Suffolk County Transit, arrive at Middle Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to East Islip is 53 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Manhattan to East Islip.

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

You can take a bus from Manhattan to East Islip via Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave, Ronkonkoma LIRR, Middle Road, and Railroad Avenue in around 3h 22m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Babylon
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Babylon LIRR to Woodland Drive
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Ronkonkoma LIRR to Middle Road
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
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northforkexpress.com
Commuter fares
$15
North Fork fares
$35 - $50

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There are 86+ hotels available in East Islip. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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