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There are 3 ways to get from New Jersey to Long Island by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
  3. Take the bus from Ronkonkoma LIRR to Williams Boulevard S59 / ...

$16 - $147

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Broad St At Market St to Terminal C 62
  2. Take the bus from Terminal C to Grand Central Terminal
  3. Take the bus from 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St to Airport Connection - EB
  4. Take the bus from Expressway Drive North to Williams Boulevard S57

$40 - $81

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Centereach 64.8 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Long Island is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Long Island is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to Long Island. However, there are services departing from Broad St At Market St and arriving at Williams Boulevard via Terminal C, 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St and Expressway Drive North. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Long Island is 88 miles. The road distance is 64.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Long Island without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 57 min and costs $16 - $150.

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from New Jersey to Long Island, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Long Island bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Broad St At Market St station.

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New Jersey to Long Island bus services, operated by Suffolk County Transit, arrive at Williams Boulevard station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Long Island is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to drive from New Jersey to Long Island.

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There are 31+ hotels available in Long Island. Prices start at $107 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Long Island.
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  • Distance: 87.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

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

You can take a bus from Newark to Centereach via Terminal C, Grand Central Terminal, 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St, Airport Connection - EB, and Expressway Drive North in around 4 h 14 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Ronkonkoma LIRR to Williams Boulevard
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Expressway Drive North to Williams Boulevard
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Newark Airport Express
Phone
+1-908-354-3330
Email
olympia@coachusa.com
Website
newarkairportexpress.com
Bus from Terminal C to Grand Central Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17
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Newark Airport Express
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St to Airport Connection - EB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40

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