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There are 7 ways to get from Worcester to Long Island by bus, train, car ferry, car or plane

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Bus  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave South Bound:Ithaca-Ronkonkoma / ...

$38 - $94

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Train  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the train from Worcester to Back Bay
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma

$54 - $160

Train, bus, car ferry  •  9h

  1. Take the train from Worcester Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Bridgeport, Ct
  3. Take the car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson

$62 - $146

Train, bus  •  10h 15m

  1. Take the train from Worcester to Back Bay Framingham/Worcester Line
  2. Take the bus from Copley to Port Jefferson Boston-Long Island

$51 - $81

Drive  •  3h 55m

  1. Drive from Worcester to Centereach 207.6 miles

$20 - $30

Fly from Worcester, train  •  5h 21m

  1. Fly from Worcester (ORH) to New York JFK (JFK) ORH - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma

$106 - $315

Train to Boston, fly, train  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the train from Worcester to Boston / South Station Trains
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  3. Take the train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma

$107 - $216

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The cheapest way to get from Worcester to Long Island is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Worcester to Long Island is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Worcester station to Long Island. However, there are services departing from Union Station, Worcester, MA and arriving at Hawkins Ave/Williams Blvd via Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC and Ronkonkoma LIRR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 47m.

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The distance between Worcester and Long Island is 120 miles. The road distance is 207.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Worcester to Long Island without a car is to bus which takes 6h 47m and costs $35 - $95.

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It takes approximately 6h 47m to get from Worcester to Long Island, including transfers.

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Worcester to Long Island bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Union Station, Worcester, MA.

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The best way to get from Worcester to Long Island is to bus which takes 6h 47m and costs $35 - $95. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $50 - $160 and takes 8h 24m.

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The quickest flight from Worcester Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Worcester 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 Worcester to Long Island.
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  • Distance: 120.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 47m

What companies run services between Worcester, MA, USA and Long Island, Suffolk County, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Worcester to Centereach via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC, Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave, and Ronkonkoma LIRR in around 6h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Worcester to Centereach via Boston Back Bay Station, New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Ronkonkoma, and Ronkonkoma LIRR in around 8h 24m.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Worcester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $110
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Worcester to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Train from Worcester to Boston / South Station Trains
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Worcester Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$10 - $16
Train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$9 - $13
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Worcester, MA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
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northforkexpress.com
Commuter fares
$15
North Fork fares
$35 - $50
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Bridgeport, Ct
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from Copley to Port Jefferson
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Prepaid Online Rate
$40 - $60
Onboard
$50 - $65
Ferry operators
The Bridgeport and Port Jefferson Steamboat Company
Phone
+1 888-443-3779
Website
88844ferry.com
Car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $85
Schedules at
88844ferry.com
Book at
buytickets.88844ferry.com
Car and driver
$59
Car and passengers
$83
Adult
$20
Senior
$17

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Yes, the driving distance between Worcester to Long Island is 208 miles. It takes approximately 3h 55m to drive from Worcester to Long Island.

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JetBlue Airways offers flights from Worcester Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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There are 77+ hotels available in Long Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Worcester to Worcester Airport is to line 2 bus which takes 24 min and costs $2.

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