There are 5 ways to get from Yale University to Long Island by train, car ferry, bus 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.

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Train  •  4 h 58 min

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

$85 - $207

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Yale University to Bridgeport
  2. Take the car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson

$22 - $24

3 alternative options

Car ferry, bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson
  2. Take the bus from Main Street to Smith Haven Mall S60

$27 - $199

Car ferry, bus via Temple St and Chapel St  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson
  2. Take the bus from Main Street to Smith Haven Mall S60

$34 - $44

Bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to White Plains, Ny 3469 / ...
  2. Take the bus from White Plains, NY to Lake Ronkonkoma Binghamton-Patchogue / ...

$33 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Yale University to Long Island. However, there are services departing from New Haven, Ct and arriving at Williams Boulevard via White Plains, NY and Expressway Drive North. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 18 min.

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The distance between Yale University and Long Island is 35 miles.

The best way to get from Yale University to Long Island without a car is to train which takes 4 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Yale University to Long Island, including transfers.

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Yale University to Long Island bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New Haven, Ct station.

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The best way to get from Yale University to Long Island is to train which takes 4 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 18 min.

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Yale University to Long Island bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Lake Ronkonkoma station.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Long Island. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Yale University to Long Island.
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  • Distance: 35.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

What companies run services between Yale University, CT, USA and Long Island, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Yale University to Centereach via New Haven Union Station, New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Ronkonkoma, and Ronkonkoma LIRR in around 4 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Yale University to Centereach via New Haven, Ct, White Plains, Ny, White Plains, NY, Lake Ronkonkoma, and Expressway Drive North in around 6 h 18 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
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
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Main Street to Smith Haven Mall
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New Haven, Ct to White Plains, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
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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