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There are 5 ways to get from New Paltz to Long Island by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the bus from New Paltz to New York, Port Authority
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma

$32 - $83

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Bus  •  7h

  1. Take the bus from New Paltz, NY to Babylon Albany

$30 - $48

3 alternative options

Bus via New York, Port Authority  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the bus from New Paltz to New York, Port Authority
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave South Bound: Cornell-Manorville / ...

Train  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma

$40 - $72

Drive  •  2h 27m

  1. Drive from New Paltz to Centereach 128.8 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from New Paltz to Long Island is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from New Paltz to Long Island is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Paltz to Long Island. However, there are services departing from New Paltz and arriving at Williams Boulevard via New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave and Ronkonkoma LIRR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 9m.

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The distance between New Paltz and Long Island is 84 miles. The road distance is 128.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New Paltz to Long Island without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 26m and costs $30 - $85.

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It takes approximately 4h 26m to get from New Paltz to Long Island, including transfers.

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New Paltz to Long Island bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from New Paltz station.

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The best way to get from New Paltz to Long Island is to bus which takes 5h 9m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $75 and takes 5h 58m.

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New Paltz to Long Island bus services, operated by North Fork Express, arrive at Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Paltz to Long Island is 129 miles. It takes approximately 2h 27m to drive from New Paltz to Long Island.

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  • Distance: 83.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 26m

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

You can take a bus from New Paltz to Centereach via New York, Port Authority, New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave, Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave, and Ronkonkoma LIRR in around 5h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a train from New Paltz to Centereach via Poughkeepsie Train Station, Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station, New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Ronkonkoma, and Ronkonkoma LIRR in around 5h 58m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
LIRR
Amtrak

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New Paltz to New York, Port Authority
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $65
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Bus from New Paltz, NY to Babylon
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
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trailwaysny.com
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
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northforkexpress.com

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