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There are 10 ways to get from North Carolina to Long Island by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK, train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to New York JFK (JFK) RDU - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma

$105 - $396

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Bus, train  •  17 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte - 3301-400 Freedom Dr. to New York, NY - 103 Canal St. Pandora Bus
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Smithtown Port Jefferson

$76 - $90

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Fly Charlotte to New York La Guardia, train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to New York La Guardia (LGA) CLT - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Ronkonkoma

$101 - $396

Fly Wilmington to New York La Guardia, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Wilmington (ILM) to New York La Guardia (LGA) ILM - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Ronkonkoma

$185 - $825

Fly Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia, train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to New York La Guardia (LGA) RDU - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Ronkonkoma

$93 - $350

Fly Greensboro/High Point to New York La Guardia, train  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Greensboro/High Point (GSO) to New York La Guardia (LGA) GSO - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Ronkonkoma

$120 - $680

Fly Charlotte to White Plains, train  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to White Plains (HPN) CLT - HPN
  2. Take the train from White Plains to Grand Central
  3. Take the train from Woodside to Ronkonkoma

$188 - $743

Train  •  15 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Crescent / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma

$100 - $270

Bus  •  17 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to New York, Ny 1082 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave South Bound: Cornell-Manorville / ...

Drive  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Centereach 684.4 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from North Carolina to Long Island is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from North Carolina to Long Island is to fly and train which costs $100 - $400 and takes 6 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from North Carolina to Long Island. However, there are services departing from Charlotte, Nc and arriving at Smith Lane via New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave, Railroad Avenue and Smith Haven Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 35 min.

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The distance between North Carolina and Long Island is 484 miles. The road distance is 684.4 miles.

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The best way to get from North Carolina to Long Island without a car is to train which takes 15 h 42 min and costs $95 - $270.

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It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from North Carolina to Long Island, including transfers.

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North Carolina to Long Island bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Charlotte, Nc station.

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The best way to get from North Carolina to Long Island is to train which takes 15 h 42 min and costs $95 - $270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 31 min.

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North Carolina to Long Island bus services, operated by North Fork Express, arrive at Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave station.

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Map of how to get from North Carolina to Long Island.
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  • Distance: 483.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 26 min

What companies run services between North Carolina, USA and Long Island, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Charlotte to Centereach via Tryon St & 23rd St, Charlotte Amtrak Station, New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Ronkonkoma, and Ronkonkoma LIRR in around 15 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charlotte to Centereach via New York, Ny, New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave, Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave, Railroad Avenue, and Smith Haven Mall in around 17 h 35 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Charlotte to New York La Guardia via Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Charlotte to New York La Guardia via Richmond
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Wilmington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Wilmington to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Wilmington to New York La Guardia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to New York La Guardia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Charlotte to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to White Plains via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Charlotte to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Charlotte to White Plains via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlotte to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Wilmington to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
LIRR
Train from Woodside to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
LIRR
Train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
LIRR
Train from Jamaica to Smithtown
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
LIRR
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from White Plains to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $11
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$360 - $500
Bus operators
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Charlotte - 3301-400 Freedom Dr. to New York, NY - 103 Canal St.
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Charlotte, Nc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $160
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between North Carolina to Long Island is 684 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 44 min to drive from North Carolina to Long Island.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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There are 31+ hotels available in Long Island. Prices start at $107 USD per night.

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The best way to get from North Carolina to Charlotte Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 25 min and costs $3.

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