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There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Smithtown by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 17m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Huntington Port Jefferson
  2. Take the train from Huntington to Smithtown Port Jefferson

$3

4 alternative options

Bus via Huntington, NY / Melville, NY  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the bus from 44th St & 3 Ave to Huntington LIE/Rt 495, Exit 49, Northside Park & Ride Stratton Jitney Stratton-NYC
  2. Take the bus from Old Willets Path/LI Motor Pkwy to Smithtown LIRR S45

Bus  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the bus from NYC 3 Av & 42 St to Commack LIE/Rt 495, Exit 54, Wicks Road South Park & Ride North Bound: Ronkonkoma-Cornell / ...
  2. Take the bus from Old Willets Path/LI Motor Pkwy to Smithtown LIRR S45

$21 - $53

Taxi  •  1h 3m

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Smithtown 49 miles

$250 - $310

Drive  •  1h 3m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Smithtown 49 miles

$4 - $7

Manhattan to Smithtown by train

The train journey time between Manhattan and Smithtown is around 1h 45m and covers a distance of around 49 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 35m. Operated by MTA, the Manhattan to Smithtown train service departs from New York Penn Station and arrives in Smithtown. Typically 106 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 45m
Fastest train time:
1h 35m
Trains per week:
106
Cheapest price:
$3
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:47
Last train departs at:
23:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Smithtown train schedules

Manhattan → Smithtown
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Smithtown is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Smithtown is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Smithtown is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 8 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Smithtown is to train which costs $3 and takes 2h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Smithtown is to taxi which costs $250 - $310 and takes 1h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Smithtown. However, there are services departing from 44th St & 3 Ave and arriving at Smithtown LIRR via Huntington, NY / Melville, NY and Old Willets Path/LI Motor Pkwy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan station to Smithtown. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Smithtown via Huntington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 17m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Smithtown is 41 miles. The road distance is 49 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Smithtown without a car is to train which takes 2h 17m and costs $3.

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It takes approximately 2h 17m to get from Manhattan to Smithtown, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Smithtown bus services, operated by Stratton Jitney, depart from 44th St & 3 Ave station.

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Manhattan to Smithtown train services, operated by MTA, depart from New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Smithtown is to train which takes 2h 17m and costs $3. Alternatively, you can bus via Huntington, NY / Melville, NY, which costs and takes 2h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Smithtown.
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  • Distance: 40.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 17m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Smithtown, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Manhattan to Smithtown via Huntington in around 2h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to Smithtown via Huntington LIE/Rt 495, Exit 49, Northside Park & Ride, Huntington, NY / Melville, NY, Islip, NY, and Old Willets Path/LI Motor Pkwy in around 2h 59m.

Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Huntington
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Train from Huntington to Smithtown
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Stratton Jitney
Phone
631.283.4600
Website
reservations.hamptonjitney.com
Bus from 44th St & 3 Ave to Huntington LIE/Rt 495, Exit 49, Northside Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
reservations.hamptonjitney.com
Book at
reservations.hamptonjitney.com
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Old Willets Path/LI Motor Pkwy to Smithtown LIRR
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from NYC 3 Av & 42 St to Commack LIE/Rt 495, Exit 54, Wicks Road South Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com
Commuter fares
$15
North Fork fares
$35 - $50
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Smithtown
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Manhattan to Smithtown bus services, operated by Suffolk County Transit, arrive at Smithtown LIRR station.

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Manhattan to Smithtown train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Smithtown station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Smithtown is 49 miles. It takes approximately 1h 3m to drive from Manhattan to Smithtown.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Smithtown. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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