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There are 4 ways to get from Reading to Long Island by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Reading to New York Reading
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma

$43 - $54

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Taxi, train  •  6h

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Downingtown Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Downingtown Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma

$163 - $235

Bus  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Reading to New York Reading
  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  •  3h 23m

  1. Drive from Reading to Centereach 177.7 miles

$17 - $26

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

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

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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-52nd St & 8th Ave and Railroad Avenue. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 46m.

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The distance between Reading and Long Island is 155 miles. The road distance is 177.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Long Island without a car is to bus and train which takes 6h 1m and costs $40 - $55.

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It takes approximately 6h 1m to get from Reading to Long Island, including transfers.

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Reading to Long Island bus services, operated by Bieber Transportation Group, depart from Reading station.

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Reading 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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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Long Island is 178 miles. It takes approximately 3h 23m to drive from Reading to Long Island.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Long Island. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Long Island.
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  • Distance: 154.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 1m

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, New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave, Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave, and Railroad Avenue in around 6h 46m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
LIRR
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 Downingtown Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
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
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
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northforkexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Downingtown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
38m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Reading Metro Taxi
Phone
+1 610-374-5111
Website
readingmetrotaxi.com
Grab a Cab
Phone
+1 610-478-1111
Website
grabacabpa.com

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