There are 4 ways to get from White Plains 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  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from White Plains, NY to Lake Ronkonkoma 495

$21 - $28

Cheapest option

Bus via Melville  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from White Plains, NY to Melville 495
  2. Take the bus from Huntington Square Mall to Smith Lane S58

$21 - $27

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from White Plains to Grand Central Harlem
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma

$24 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from White Plains to Centereach 63.8 miles

$6 - $9

What companies run services between White Plains, NY, USA and Long Island, NY, USA?

Coach USA operates a bus from White Plains to Centereach 5 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 1 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from White Plains to Centereach via Grand Central, Grand Central - 42 St, Woodside - 61 St, Woodside, Ronkonkoma, and Ronkonkoma LIRR in around 3 h 29 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from White Plains to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from White Plains, NY to Lake Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.com
Bus from White Plains, NY to Melville
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Huntington Square Mall to Smith Lane
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org

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Questions & Answers

The distance between White Plains and Long Island is 63 km. The road distance is 102 km.

The cheapest way to get from White Plains to Long Island is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from White Plains to Long Island is to drive which takes 1 h 22 min and costs $6 - $9.

No, there is no direct bus from White Plains to Long Island. However, there are services departing from White Plains, NY and arriving at Williams Boulevard via Expressway Drive North. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from White Plains to Long Island, including transfers.