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There are 4 ways to get from Wilkes-Barre to Long Island by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Wilkes-Barre, PA to New York, NY - P.A.B.T Wilkes Barre
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma

$56 - $77

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Bus  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Wilkes-Barre, PA to New York, NY - P.A.B.T Wilkes Barre
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave South Bound: Cornell-Manorville / ...

Drive  •  3h 21m

  1. Drive from Wilkes-Barre to Centereach 181.7 miles

$17 - $26

Fly  •  5h 46m

  1. Fly from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) to Islip (ISP) AVP - ISP

$349 - $1,669

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The cheapest way to get from Wilkes-Barre to Long Island is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Wilkes-Barre to Long Island is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wilkes-Barre to Long Island. However, there are services departing from Wilkes-Barre, PA and arriving at Williams Boulevard via New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave and Railroad Avenue. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 44m.

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The distance between Wilkes-Barre and Long Island is 151 miles. The road distance is 181.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Wilkes-Barre to Long Island without a car is to bus and train which takes 6h 3m and costs $55 - $80.

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It takes approximately 6h 3m to get from Wilkes-Barre to Long Island, including transfers.

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Wilkes-Barre to Long Island bus services, operated by Martz Trailways, depart from Wilkes-Barre, PA station.

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The best way to get from Wilkes-Barre to Long Island is to bus which takes 6h 44m and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $340 - $1,700 and takes 5h 46m.

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There is no direct flight from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport to Islip Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 2m and has one stopover.

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Wilkes-Barre 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 Wilkes-Barre to Long Island.
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  • Distance: 150.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 3m

What companies run services between Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA and Long Island, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Wilkes-Barre to Centereach via New York, NY - P.A.B.T, New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave, Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave, and Railroad Avenue in around 6h 44m. Alternatively, American Airlines flies from Wilkes-Barre to Holbrook 4 times a day.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Islip via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Islip via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Wilkes-Barre, PA to New York, NY - P.A.B.T
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Wilkes-Barre to Long Island is 182 miles. It takes approximately 3h 21m to drive from Wilkes-Barre to Long Island.

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American Airlines offers flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport to Islip Airport.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Long Island. Prices start at $107 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Wilkes-Barre to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport is to taxi which takes 16m and costs $55 - $70.

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