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

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 Amtrak  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
  2. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma

$72 - $102

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus, train  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, PA to New York, NY Via State College
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Brentwood Ronkonkoma

$25 - $53

4 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from North Atherton Place At Mcdonalds to New York Shun Feng
  2. Take the bus from 3 Av/E 44 St to Tanger North Fork-Eastbound

$65 - $70

Drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Drive from State College to Centereach 293.7 miles

$28 - $45

Fly State College to Philadelphia, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from State College (SCE) to Philadelphia (PHL) SCE - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma

$259 - $1,102

Taxi to Altoona, fly to Islip  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take a taxi from State College to Altoona
  2. Fly from Altoona (AOO) to Islip (ISP) AOO - ISP

$302 - $1,093

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The cheapest way to get from State College to Long Island is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from State College to Long Island is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The distance between State College and Long Island is 252 miles. The road distance is 293.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 8 h 40 min to get from State College to Long Island, including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from State College to Centereach via North Atherton Place At Mcdonalds, New York, Canal St, Grand Central - 42 St, 3 Av/E 44 St, Tanger, and Tanger Mall Drive in around 10 h 24 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from State College to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Altoona to Islip via Baltimore, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Altoona to Islip via Pittsburgh, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Altoona to Islip via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Altoona to Islip via Pittsburgh, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
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 Penn Station to Brentwood
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from State College, PA to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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bus
Bus from State College to Harrisburg Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
bus
Bus from North Atherton Place At Mcdonalds to New York
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Other operators
Taxi from State College to Altoona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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