There are 2 ways to get from New Jersey to Long Island by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak 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 / ...

$43 - $57

1 alternative option

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 takes 1 h 19 min and costs $6 - $10.

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The distance between New Jersey and Long Island is 140 km. The road distance is 104 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from New Jersey to Long Island, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Newark to Centereach. However, you can take the train to New York Penn Station, take the walk to Penn Station, take the train to Ronkonkoma, take the walk to Ronkonkoma LIRR, then take the bus to Williams Boulevard. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Centereach.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$30 - $40
Business Class
$45 - $75
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org

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