There are 6 ways to get from Reading to Long Island by bus, train, car or plane

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

Bus, train  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading to New York, NY Reading to NYC / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma

$42 - $57

5 alternative options

Bus, train via Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading to Lancaster Nyc
  2. Take the train from Lancaster Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  4. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma

$126 - $299

Bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading to New York, NY Reading to NYC / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hillside Av/Springfield Bl to Lake Ronkonkoma 495

$54 - $81

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Centereach 177.7 miles

$17 - $26

Bus, fly to Islip  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Reading to 30th St. Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Islip (ISP) PHL - ISP

$306 - $1,632

Bus, fly to New York JFK, train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading to 30th St. Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York JFK (JFK) PHL - JFK
  3. Take the train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma

$160 - $480

What companies run services between Reading, PA, USA and Long Island, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Reading to Centereach via New York, NY, New York, Ny, Queens Vil, Ny, Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, Lake Ronkonkoma, and Expressway Drive North in around 7 h 14 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Islip
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lancaster Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Bieber Transportation Group
Website
biebergroup.com
Bus from Reading to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
biebergroup.com
Bus from Reading to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
biebergroup.com
Bus from Reading to 30th St. Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
biebergroup.com

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between Reading and Long Island is 247 km. The road distance is 284 km.

The cheapest way to get from Reading to Long Island is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from Reading to Long Island is to drive which takes 3 h 23 min and costs $17 - $26.

No, there is no direct bus from Reading to Long Island. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Williams Boulevard via New York, Ny, Hillside Av/Springfield Bl and Expressway Drive North. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 14 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Reading to Long Island, including transfers.