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There are 3 ways to get from The Bronx to Long Island by subway, train, bus or car

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Line 2 subway, train  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Bronx Park East to 34 St - Penn Station 2
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma

$16 - $21

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Bus  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston Rd/E 180 St to Main St/Horace Harding Ey N Q44-Sbs
  2. Take the bus from Queens, NY-LIE/Rt 405, Exit 23 to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave South Bound: Cornell-Manorville / ...

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from The Bronx to Centereach 50.1 miles

$4 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from The Bronx to Long Island is to drive which costs $4 - $8 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from The Bronx to Long Island is to drive which costs $4 - $8 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from The Bronx to Long Island. However, there are services departing from Boston Rd/E 180 St and arriving at Smith Lane via Queens, NY-LIE/Rt 405, Exit 23, Railroad Avenue and Smith Haven Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between The Bronx and Long Island is 42 miles. The road distance is 50.1 miles.

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The best way to get from The Bronx to Long Island without a car is to line 2 subway and train which takes 3 h 15 min and costs $15 - $21.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from The Bronx to Long Island, including transfers.

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The Bronx to Long Island bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Boston Rd/E 180 St station.

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The Bronx 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 The Bronx to Long Island is 50 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to drive from The Bronx to Long Island.

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There are 31+ hotels available in Long Island. Prices start at $107 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from The Bronx to Long Island.
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  • Distance: 42.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

What companies run services between The Bronx, NY, USA and Long Island, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from The Bronx to Centereach via Queens, NY-LIE/Rt 405, Exit 23, Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave, Railroad Avenue, and Smith Haven Mall in around 4 h 16 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Boston Rd/E 180 St to Main St/Horace Harding Ey N
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from Queens, NY-LIE/Rt 405, Exit 23 to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
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northforkexpress.com

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