There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Long Island University by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Manhattan - E. 57th St. and 5th Ave. to Northern Blvd + Glen Cove Rd Mid Town PM Outbound

$18 - $50

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Train, bus via Great Neck  •  2h

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Great Neck Port Washington
  2. Take the bus from Great Neck LIRR Sta @ south side to LIU Post n20H

$11 - $13

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Hicksville Port Jefferson / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hicksville LIRR Station to LIU Post n20H

$13 - $16

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Long Island University 24 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Long Island University 24 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Long Island University is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Long Island University is to taxi which costs $120 - $160 and takes 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Long Island University. However, there are services departing from Manhattan - E. 57th St. and 5th Ave. and arriving at LIU Post via Northern Blvd + Glen Cove Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 40m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Long Island University is 20 miles. The road distance is 24 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Long Island University without a car is to bus which takes 1h 40m and costs $18 - $50.

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It takes approximately 1h 40m to get from Manhattan to Long Island University, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Long Island University bus services, operated by North Fork Express, depart from Manhattan - E. 57th St. and 5th Ave. station.

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Manhattan to Long Island University bus services, operated by North Fork Express, arrive at Northern Blvd + Glen Cove Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Long Island University is 24 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Manhattan to Long Island University.

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  • Distance: 19.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 40m

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

North Fork Express operates a bus from Manhattan - E. 57th St. and 5th Ave. to Northern Blvd + Glen Cove Rd once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $50 and the journey takes 1h 9m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Great Neck
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
LIRR
Train from Penn Station to Hicksville
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from Manhattan - E. 57th St. and 5th Ave. to Northern Blvd + Glen Cove Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com
Commuter fares
$15
North Fork fares
$35 - $50
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Great Neck LIRR Sta @ south side to LIU Post
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Bus from Hicksville LIRR Station to LIU Post
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Long Island University
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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