There are 5 ways to get from Riverhead to New Jersey by 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

Train  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Riverhead to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station Ronkonkoma

$61 - $152

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Aquebogue to 3 Av & E 42 St North Fork
  2. Take the bus from Grand Central Terminal to Newark Airport - Terminal C Newark Airport Express

$37 - $47

3 alternative options

Train via Hicksville  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Riverhead to Hicksville Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the train from Hicksville to Penn Station Port Jefferson / ...

$61 - $152

Bus, train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Riverhead County Center to Patchogue LIRR S66
  2. Take the bus from Patchogue LIRR to Babylon LIRR S40
  3. Take the train from Babylon to Penn Station

$54 - $143

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Riverhead to Newark 87.7 miles

$8 - $13

What companies run services between Riverhead, NY, USA and New Jersey, USA?

You can take a train from Riverhead to Newark via Ronkonkoma, Penn Station, and New York Penn Station in around 3 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riverhead to Newark via Edgar Avenue, Aquebogue, 3 Av & E 42 St, Grand Central Terminal, Newark Airport - Terminal C, and Terminal C in around 4 h 19 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Riverhead to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Riverhead to Hicksville
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Hicksville to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Babylon to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Riverhead County Center to Patchogue LIRR
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Patchogue LIRR to Babylon LIRR
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
sct-bus.org

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Riverhead to New Jersey?

The distance between Riverhead and New Jersey is 174 km. The road distance is 140 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Riverhead to New Jersey?

The cheapest way to get from Riverhead to New Jersey is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 39 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Riverhead to New Jersey?

The quickest way to get from Riverhead to New Jersey is to drive which takes 1 h 39 min and costs $8 - $13.

Is there a direct train between Riverhead and New Jersey?

No, there is no direct train from Riverhead to New Jersey. However, there are services departing from Riverhead and arriving at Newark Penn Station Amtrak via Ronkonkoma and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 4 min.

Is there a direct bus between Riverhead and New Jersey?

No, there is no direct bus from Riverhead to New Jersey. However, there are services departing from McDermott Avenue and arriving at City Hall via Aquebogue, Grand Central Terminal and Terminal C. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 19 min.

How long does it take to get from Riverhead to New Jersey?

It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Riverhead to New Jersey, including transfers.