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There are 3 ways to get from New York to St. James Station (LIRR) by train or car

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Train  •  1h 29m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to St. James Port Jefferson

$10 - $16

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Train via Huntington  •  2h 22m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Huntington Port Jefferson
  2. Take the train from Huntington to St. James Port Jefferson

$11 - $15

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Drive  •  1h 10m

  1. Drive from New York to St. James Station (LIRR) 51.8 miles

$5 - $8

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The cost-effective way to get from New York to St. James Station (LIRR) is to drive, which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to St. James Station (LIRR) is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at St. James. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 29m.

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The distance between New York and St. James Station (LIRR) is 45 miles. The road distance is 51.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to St. James Station (LIRR) without a car is to train which takes 1h 29m and costs $10 - $16.

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The train from New York Penn Station to St. James takes 1h 29m including transfers and departs once daily.

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New York to St. James Station (LIRR) train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from New York Penn Station.

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New York to St. James Station (LIRR) train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at St. James station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to St. James Station (LIRR) is 52 miles. It takes approximately 1h 10m to drive from New York to St. James Station (LIRR).

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There are 39+ hotels available in St. James Station (LIRR). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York to St. James Station (LIRR).
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  • Distance: 45.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 29m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and St. James Station (LIRR), NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from New York Penn Station to St. James once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 1h 29m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to St. James
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$10 - $16
Train from New York Penn Station to Huntington
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$8 - $13
Train from Huntington to St. James
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$2 - $3

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