There are 3 ways to get from Times Square to Long Island by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma

$14 - $18

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St to Airport Connection - EB Eastbound
  2. Take the bus from Expressway Drive North to Williams Boulevard S57

$22 - $59

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Times Square to Centereach 52.1 miles

$5 - $8

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No, there is no direct bus from Times Square to Long Island. However, there are services departing from 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St and arriving at Williams Boulevard via Expressway Drive North. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between Times Square and Long Island is 49 miles. The road distance is 52.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Times Square to Long Island without a car is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Times Square to Long Island, including transfers.

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Times Square to Long Island bus services, operated by Hampton Luxury Liner, depart from 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St station.

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The best way to get from Times Square to Long Island is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 30 min.

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Times Square to Long Island bus services, operated by Suffolk County Transit, arrive at Williams Boulevard station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Times Square to Long Island is 52 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Times Square to Long Island.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Long Island. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Times Square to Long Island.
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  • Distance: 48.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

What companies run services between Times Square, NY, USA and Long Island, NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Times Square to Centereach hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Times Square to Centereach via Airport Connection - EB and Expressway Drive North in around 2 h 30 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
Bus operators
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St to Airport Connection - EB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Expressway Drive North to Williams Boulevard
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org

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