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 16 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, train  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston Rd/E 180 St to Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av Q44-Sbs
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma

$14 - $22

1 alternative option

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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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 16 min and costs $15 - $21.

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from The Bronx to Long Island, including transfers.

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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 34+ hotels available in Long Island. Prices start at $119 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 16 min

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

There is no direct connection from The Bronx to Centereach. However, you can take the line 2 subway to 34 St - Penn Station, take the walk to Penn Station, take the train to Ronkonkoma, take the walk to Ronkonkoma LIRR, then take the bus to Williams Boulevard. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from The Bronx to Centereach via Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av, Jamaica, Ronkonkoma, and Ronkonkoma LIRR in around 3 h 31 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Boston Rd/E 180 St to Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info

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