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There are 5 ways to get from New York to Rockville Centre by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  41m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Rockville Centre Babylon

$6 - $9

4 alternative options

Subway, train  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport E
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Rockville Centre Babylon

$7 - $9

Hamptons , bus  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the Hamptons from 40th & Lex to Airport Connection-Eastbound
  2. Take the bus from 188 St/Horace Harding Exp to Merrick Bl/Archer Av Q17 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd to Merrick Rd + Davison Pl n4

$25 - $67

Taxi  •  31m

  1. Take a taxi from New York to Rockville Centre 22.1 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  31m

  1. Drive from New York to Rockville Centre 22.1 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Rockville Centre is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 31m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Rockville Centre is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Rockville Centre. However, there are services departing from 40th & Lex and arriving at Merrick Rd + Davison Pl via 188 St/Horace Harding Exp and Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Penn Station station and arriving at Rockville Centre. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41m.

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The distance between New York and Rockville Centre is 19 miles. The road distance is 22.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Rockville Centre without a car is to train which takes 41m and costs $6 - $9.

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The train from Penn Station to Rockville Centre takes 41m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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New York to Rockville Centre bus services, operated by Hampton Ambassador, depart from 40th & Lex station.

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New York to Rockville Centre train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Rockville Centre is to train which takes 41m and costs $6 - $9. Alternatively, you can Hamptons and bus, which costs $25 - $70 and takes 1h 43m.

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Map of how to get from New York to Rockville Centre.
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  • Distance: 19.4 miles
  • Duration: 41m

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

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from New York to Rockville Centre every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Rockville Centre via Airport Connection-Eastbound, 188 St/Horace Harding Exp, Merrick Bl/Archer Av, and Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd in around 1h 43m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Rockville Centre
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
LIRR
Train from Jamaica to Rockville Centre
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Hampton Ambassador
Phone
631.283.4676
Website
hamptonambassador.com
Bus from 40th & Lex to Airport Connection-Eastbound
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
hamptonambassador.com
Book at
hamptonambassador.com
Prepay
$45
Onboard
$50
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St to Airport Connection-Eastbound
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from 188 St/Horace Harding Exp to Merrick Bl/Archer Av
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd to Merrick Rd + Davison Pl
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from New York to Rockville Centre
Ave. Duration
31m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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New York to Rockville Centre bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, arrive at Merrick Rd + Davison Pl station.

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New York to Rockville Centre train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Rockville Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Rockville Centre is 22 miles. It takes approximately 31m to drive from New York to Rockville Centre.

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There are 204+ hotels available in Rockville Centre. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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