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

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Fly to East Hampton

  1. Fly from New York Skyports Seaplane Base (NYS) to East Hampton (HTO)

4 alternative options

Fly to Bridgeport, travel

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

Train

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

Bus

  1. Take the bus from 41st St & Lex 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

New York Skyports Seaplane Base (NYS) to East Hampton (HTO) flights

The flight time between New York Skyports Seaplane Base (NYS) and East Hampton (HTO) is around 42 min and covers a distance of around 93 miles. Services are operated by Tailwind Air. Typically four flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

4 Weekly Planes
42 min Average Duration
$6 Cheapest Price
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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 fly which costs $6 - $190 and takes 57 min.

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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 57 min 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 fly which takes 57 min and costs $6 - $190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $16 - $26 and takes 2h 18m, you could also bus, which costs $30 - $75 and takes 2h 54m.

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The quickest flight from New York Skyports Seaplane Base Airport to East Hampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Tailwind Air offers flights from New York Skyports Seaplane Base Airport to East Hampton 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: 57 min

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

Tailwind Air flies from New York to Shelter Island 4 times a week. Alternatively, 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.

Airlines
Tailwind Air
Website
flytailwind.com
Flights from New York Skyports Seaplane Base to East Hampton
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$6 - $190
Flights from New York Skyports Seaplane Base to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from New York Skyports Seaplane Base to East Hampton
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$6 - $190
Flights from New York Skyports Seaplane Base to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
new.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
Bus operators
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from 41st St & Lex to Greenport
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Prepaid Online Rate
$30 - $40
Onboard
$35 - $50
Hampton Ambassador
Phone
631.283.4676
Website
hamptonambassador.com
Bus from 41st bet 3rd & Lex to Greenport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
hamptonambassador.com
Prepaid
$55 - $65
Onboard
$65 - $75
Bus from 40th St - EB to Water Mill
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
hamptonambassador.com
Prepaid
$55 - $65
Onboard
$65 - $75
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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