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There are 5 ways to get from New York to Shelter Island by train, bus or plane

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Train

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

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Train via Smithtown

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Greenport

3 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from 3 Av/E 44 St to Greenport

Bus via Water Mill

  1. Take the bus from 40th St - EB to Water Mill
  2. Take the bus from Montauk Hwy/Station Rd to 1st St/Adams St

Fly, travel

  1. Fly from New York Skyports Seaplane Base (NYS) to Bridgeport (BDR)
  2. Travel from Bridgeport to Shelter Island

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Shelter Island is to train which costs $16 - $26 and takes 2h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Shelter Island is to train which costs $16 - $26 and takes 2h 18m.

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It is approximately 90 miles to get from New York to Shelter Island.

The best way to get from New York to Shelter Island without a car is to train which takes 2h 18m and costs $16 - $26.

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It takes approximately 2h 18m to get from New York to Shelter Island, including transfers.

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The best way to get from New York to Shelter Island is to train which takes 2h 18m and costs $16 - $26. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $65 and takes 2h 54m.

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The quickest flight from New York Skyports Seaplane Base Airport to Bridgeport Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Southern Airways Express offers flights from New York Skyports Seaplane Base Airport to Bridgeport Airport.

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Map of how to get from New York to Shelter Island.
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  • Distance: 90.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 18m

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

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from New York Penn Station to Bridgehampton once a week. Tickets cost $16 - $26 and the journey takes 2h 1m. Alternatively, Hampton Jitney Inc. operates a bus from 3 Av/E 44 St to Greenport every 4 hours. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 2h 50m. Hampton Ambassador also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from New York Skyports Seaplane Base to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Bridgehampton
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$16 - $21
Peak
$17 - $26
Train from New York Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$11 - $15
Peak
$10 - $19
Train from Ronkonkoma to Greenport
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$4 - $7
Peak
$7 - $8
Bus operators
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from 3 Av/E 44 St to Greenport
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Onboard
$30 - $40
Prepaid Online Rate
$27 - $35
Hampton Ambassador
Phone
631.283.4676
Website
hamptonambassador.com
Bus from 3 Av/E 44 St to Greenport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
hamptonambassador.com
Prepaid
$52 - $56
Onboard
$58 - $62
Bus from 40th St - EB to Water Mill
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Hwy/Station Rd
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
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hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Montauk Hwy/Station Rd to 1st St/Adams St
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sct-bus.org

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