There are 3 ways to get from Riverhead to New Jersey by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Riverhead to Jamaica Ronkonkoma

$19 - $152

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Bus, train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Riverhead County Center to No Pick Ups S66
  2. Take the bus from Patchogue LIRR to No Pick Ups S40
  3. Take the train from Babylon to Penn Station

$16 - $25

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Riverhead to Newark 87.7 miles

$8 - $13

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No, there is no direct train from Riverhead to New Jersey station. However, there are services departing from Riverhead and arriving at Newark Penn Station via Jamaica and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

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The distance between Riverhead and New Jersey is 109 miles. The road distance is 87.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Riverhead to New Jersey without a car is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Riverhead to New Jersey, including transfers.

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Riverhead to New Jersey train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Riverhead station.

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Riverhead to New Jersey train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Jamaica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riverhead to New Jersey is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to drive from Riverhead to New Jersey.

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There are 26+ hotels available in New Jersey. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Riverhead to New Jersey.
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  • Distance: 109.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

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

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Riverhead to Newark once a week. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h 42 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Riverhead to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Riverhead County Center to No Pick Ups
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Patchogue LIRR to No Pick Ups
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org

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