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There are 5 ways to get from Wilmington to Long Island by train, bus, car, plane or car ferry

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Train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma

$100 - $246

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Bus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. to Midtown - 34 W. 31st St.
  2. Take the bus from 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St to Airport Connection - EB Eastbound

$38 - $82

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Wilmington to Centereach 182 miles

$17 - $26

Train, fly to New Haven, car ferry  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Haven (HVN) PHL - HVN
  3. Take the car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson

$213 - $923

Train, fly to Islip  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Islip (ISP) PHL - ISP

$343 - $1,750

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The cheapest way to get from Wilmington to Long Island is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wilmington to Long Island is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wilmington to Long Island. However, there are services departing from Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. and arriving at Williams Boulevard via 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St and Expressway Drive North. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 59 min.

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The distance between Wilmington and Long Island is 151 miles. The road distance is 182 miles.

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The best way to get from Wilmington to Long Island without a car is to train which takes 4 h 7 min and costs $100 - $250.

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Wilmington to Long Island, including transfers.

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Wilmington to Long Island bus services, operated by Rockledge Bus, depart from Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. station.

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The best way to get from Wilmington to Long Island is to train which takes 4 h 7 min and costs $100 - $250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $85 and takes 5 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New Haven Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Wilmington to Long Island bus services, operated by Hampton Luxury Liner, arrive at Airport Connection - EB station.

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Map of how to get from Wilmington to Long Island.
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  • Distance: 151.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

What companies run services between Wilmington, DE, USA and Long Island, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Wilmington to Centereach via New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Ronkonkoma, and Ronkonkoma LIRR in around 4 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Wilmington to Centereach via Midtown - 34 W. 31st St., 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St, Airport Connection - EB, and Expressway Drive North in around 5 h 59 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Islip
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Wilmington Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$85 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
Train from Wilmington Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $150
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
Rockledge Bus
Phone
7577171677VA
Email
climing44@yahoo.com
Website
rockledgebus.com
Bus from Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. to Midtown - 34 W. 31st St.
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
rockledgebus.com
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St to Airport Connection - EB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Ferry operators
888 44 Ferry
Website
88844ferry.com
Car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
88844ferry.com
Book at
buytickets.88844ferry.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Wilmington to Long Island is 182 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to drive from Wilmington to Long Island.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to New Haven Airport.

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