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There are 9 ways to get from Toronto to Long Island by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Newark, train

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Newark (EWR)
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Ronkonkoma

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave

Fly Toronto to New York JFK, train

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to New York JFK (JFK)
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma

Fly Toronto to New York La Guardia, train

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to New York La Guardia (LGA)
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Ronkonkoma

Fly Toronto to Newark, train

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Newark (EWR)
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Ronkonkoma

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to New York JFK, train

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York JFK (JFK)
  3. Take the train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma

Train

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Ronkonkoma

Train via Amherst

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Ronkonkoma

Drive

  1. Drive from Toronto to Centereach

Toronto to Long Island by train and bus

The journey time between Toronto and Long Island is around 22h 29m and covers a distance of around 604 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 7h 32m. The fastest journey normally takes 22h 29m. Operated by VIA Rail, Long Island Rail Road and Suffolk County Transit, the Toronto to Long Island service departs from Toronto Union Station and arrives in Hawkins Ave/Williams Blvd. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
14h 57m
Layover time:
7h 32m
Total time:
22h 29m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
22h 29m
Journey distance:
604 miles
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$138
Carbon emissions:
51 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:20
Last service departs at:
08:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto to Long Island train and bus schedules

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Conditions of entry into United States from Canada

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering United States from Canada.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Long Island is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Long Island is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Long Island is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Canada from United States.

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Long Island is to bus which costs $55 - $120 and takes 15h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Long Island is to fly and train which costs $290 - $1,700 and takes 7h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toronto to Long Island. However, there are services departing from Toronto, ON and arriving at Hawkins Ave/Williams Blvd via Gw Bridge Bus Terminal, Van Nostrand Ave At Broad Ave, New York, NY - Port Authority and Ronkonkoma LIRR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 45m.

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The distance between Toronto and Long Island is 380 miles. The road distance is 526.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Long Island without a car is to bus which takes 15h 45m and costs $55 - $120.

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It takes approximately 7h 15m to get from Toronto to Long Island, including transfers.

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Toronto to Long Island bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Toronto, ON station.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Long Island is to bus which takes 15h 45m and costs $55 - $120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $170 - $420 and takes 16h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Toronto 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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Map of how to get from Toronto to Long Island.
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  • Distance: 380 miles
  • Duration: 7h 15m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Long Island, Suffolk County, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Toronto to Centereach via New York, NY, Gw Bridge Bus Terminal, Rt-4 At Grand Ave, Van Nostrand Ave At Broad Ave, Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY - Port Authority, Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave, and Ronkonkoma LIRR in around 15h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Toronto to Centereach via New York Penn Station, Ronkonkoma, and Ronkonkoma LIRR in around 16h 5m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $360
Flights from Toronto to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $480
Flights from Toronto to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $370
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $390
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Newark via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $360
Flights from Toronto to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $480
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $390
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$11 - $15
Peak
$10 - $19
Train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$10 - $14
Peak
$8 - $17
Train from Woodside to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$10 - $14
Peak
$9 - $18
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$90 - $110
Business
$150 - $210
Economy
$120 - $150
EconomyPlus
$230 - $320
Train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$26 - $40
Business
$75 - $85
Economy
$48 - $51
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com
Commuter fares
$15
North Fork fares
$35 - $50

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Long Island is 527 miles. It takes approximately 9h 37m to drive from Toronto to Long Island.

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Porter Airlines offers flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Long Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is to car ferry which takes 2 min and costs $0 - $14.

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