There are 4 ways to get from White Plains to Long Island by bus, train or car

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Bus Coach USA  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from White Plains, NY to Lake Ronkonkoma Binghamton-Patchogue / ...

$21 - $28

Cheapest option

Bus Trailways New York  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from White Plains, NY to Babylon Albany
  2. Take the bus from No Pick Ups to No Pick Ups S40

$21 - $28

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 49 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

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

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

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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 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between White Plains and Long Island is 40 miles. The road distance is 63.8 miles.

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The best way to get from White Plains to Long Island without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 22 min and costs $21 - $29.

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from White Plains to Long Island, including transfers.

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White Plains to Long Island bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from White Plains, NY station.

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The best way to get from White Plains to Long Island is to bus which takes 3 h 22 min and costs $21 - $29. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $23 - $40 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from White Plains to Long Island.
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  • Distance: 39.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

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

Coach USA operates a bus from White Plains to Centereach 3 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 49 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from White Plains to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
41 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 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from White Plains, NY to Babylon
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from No Pick Ups to No Pick Ups
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org

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