There are 8 ways to get from Raleigh to Long Island by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Islip  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Islip (ISP) RDU - ISP

$294 - $1,505

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  15 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to New York, Ny 1008 / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma

$66 - $151

6 alternative options

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 51 min

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

$101 - $391

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  6 h 47 min

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

$91 - $347

Fly to Newark, train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Newark (EWR) RDU - EWR
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma

$99 - $402

Train  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to New York Penn Station Silver Star / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma

$92 - $232

Bus  •  14 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Saunders St, Raleigh, NC to New York, NY Raleigh
  2. Take the bus from 3 Av/E 44 St to Tanger North Fork-Eastbound

$88 - $93

Drive  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Centereach 548.7 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Long Island is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 9 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Long Island is to fly and train which costs $100 - $400 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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The distance between Raleigh and Long Island is 464 miles. The road distance is 548.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Long Island without a car is to train which takes 12 h 41 min and costs $90 - $240.

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It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Raleigh to Long Island, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Long Island is to fly which takes 5 h 59 min and costs $290 - $1,500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $240 and takes 12 h 41 min, you could also bus, which costs $85 - $95 and takes 14 h 19 min.

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There is no direct flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Islip Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Raleigh to Long Island is 549 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 39 min to drive from Raleigh to Long Island.

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to Long Island.
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  • Distance: 463.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 59 min

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Long Island, NY, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Raleigh to Holbrook hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Raleigh to Centereach via New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Ronkonkoma, and Ronkonkoma LIRR in around 12 h 41 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $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 Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Islip via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Islip via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Islip via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Islip via Tampa
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
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
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Saunders St, Raleigh, NC to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Hampton Jitney Inc.
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 Raleigh, Nc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130

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