There are 5 ways to get from Toms River to Long Island by bus, train or car

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 NJ Transit, train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Toms River Park & Ride to Port Authority Bus Terminal 137 / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma

$19 - $37

4 alternative options

Bus Academy Bus LLC, train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Toms River, NJ to New York, NY - Varick St & N. Moore St
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma

$32 - $39

Bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Toms River Park & Ride to Port Authority Bus Terminal 137 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hillside Av/Springfield Bl to Lake Ronkonkoma 495

$31 - $61

Bus, line 3506 bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Toms River Park & Ride to Port Authority Bus Terminal 137 / ...
  2. Take the line 3506 bus from New York, Ny to Hempstead, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Babylon LIRR Station n72

$20 - $57

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Toms River to Centereach 131.8 miles

$12 - $19

What companies run services between Toms River, NJ, USA and Long Island, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Toms River to Centereach via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, Queens Vil, Ny, Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, Lake Ronkonkoma, and Expressway Drive North in around 5 h 48 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
Academy Bus LLC
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from Toms River, NJ to New York, NY - Varick St & N. Moore St
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
academybus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Hempstead, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Nassau Inter-County Express
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Babylon LIRR Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Hempstead, NY to Babylon, NY
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Toms River and Long Island is 136 km. The road distance is 211 km.

The cheapest way to get from Toms River to Long Island is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Toms River to Long Island is to drive which takes 2 h 20 min and costs $12 - $19.

No, there is no direct bus from Toms River to Long Island. However, there are services departing from Toms River Park & Ride and arriving at Williams Boulevard via New York, Ny, Hillside Av/Springfield Bl and Expressway Drive North. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 48 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Toms River to Long Island, including transfers.