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There are 3 ways to get from New York to Montauk by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 42m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Montauk Montauk

$3

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Bus  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the bus from 40th & Lex to Montauk Montauk-Eastbound / ...

$20 - $65

Drive  •  2h 25m

  1. Drive from New York to Montauk 121.9 miles

$11 - $18

New York to Montauk by train

The train journey time between New York and Montauk is around 2h 51m and covers a distance of around 118 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2h 32m. Operated by MTA, the New York to Montauk train service departs from New York Penn Station and arrives in Montauk. Typically three trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 51m
Fastest train time:
2h 32m
Trains per week:
3
Cheapest price:
$3
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
16:06
Last train departs at:
17:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Montauk train schedules

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

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

The social distance requirement in Montauk is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Montauk is to train which costs $3 and takes 2h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Montauk is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 40th & Lex and arriving at Montauk. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Montauk. Services depart three times a week, and operate Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 2h 42m.

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The distance between New York and Montauk is 110 miles. The road distance is 121.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Montauk without a car is to train which takes 2h 42m and costs $3.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Montauk takes 2h 42m including transfers and departs three times a week.

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New York to Montauk bus services, operated by Hampton Jitney Inc., depart from 40th & Lex station.

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

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The best way to get from New York to Montauk is to train which takes 2h 42m and costs $3. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $20 - $65 and takes 3h 15m.

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  • Distance: 109.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 42m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Montauk, NY, USA?

MTA operates a train from New York Penn Station to Montauk 3 times a week. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 2h 42m. Alternatively, Hampton Jitney Inc. operates a bus from 40th & Lex to Montauk every 4 hours. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 3h 15m. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
MTA

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Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Montauk
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from 40th & Lex to Montauk
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Prepaid Online Rate
$25 - $35
Onboard
$30 - $40
Hampton Ambassador
Phone
631.283.4676
Website
hamptonambassador.com
Bus from 40th St - EB to Montauk
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
hamptonambassador.com
Prepaid
$52 - $56
Onboard
$58 - $62
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St to Montauk Village
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Book at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40

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New York to Montauk bus services, operated by Hampton Jitney Inc., arrive at Montauk station.

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New York to Montauk train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Montauk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Montauk is 122 miles. It takes approximately 2h 25m to drive from New York to Montauk.

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