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North Fork Express
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55 - Passenger buses
SloganRide Easy
Headquarters14 Hawkins Drive, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
LocaleLong Island, NY
Service areaNortheast United States, Southeast United States, Midwest, Southern United States, Canada
Service typeLine run, charter services
AllianceMontauk Bus Company, East End
Chief executiveGreg Mensch
WebsiteNorth Fork Express[1]
North Fork Express bus parked in NYC for commuter run

North Fork Express is a privately owned bus company offering charter, and commuter services based in Ronkonkoma, NY. North Fork Express has daily NYC line runs provided for commuters from Glen Cove, NY to the World Financial Center in New York City.[1] North Fork Express also provides routes that provide a means of transportation for college students from Long Island to Upstate, NY through their College Express program. North Fork Express provides coach buses, shuttle buses, and school buses.

Background[edit | edit source]

North Fork Express started as a line run service in 1990 called College Express. Later expanded to provide charter bus services since 2007. North Fork Express operates out of a bus lot in Ronkonkoma, NY, and has a business office in Hampton Bays, NY.

Charter Booking[edit | edit source]

North Fork Express provides private transportation for schools, including field trips, athletic teams, prom, and weekly college runs.

North Fork Express also provides charter services for weddings[2][3][4], church groups, summer camps, travel agencies and private group trips.

In addition, North Fork Express works with the MTA to provide transportation to and from Splish Splash.[5]

Casino Packages are also offered to Atlantic City, Yonkers Raceway, and Mohegan Sun & Foxwoods.

Line Runs[edit | edit source]

Daily NYC Commuter Service[edit | edit source]

Morning buses depart from Nassau County in Glen Cove, Roslyn, and Greenvale. These buses serve commuters with a destination from Midtown to the Financial district. The buses depart from Manhattan after 4:30pm to return commuters to Nassau County. The bus runs 4 times a day at various times in the morning and in the evening.[6] Their schedule lists tickets one-way, roundtrip, ten-trip, and monthly ticket options.

College Express Service[edit | edit source]

Bus services are provided to and from colleges in Upstate, NY. College Express provides services to and from the following colleges since 1990.[7]

  • Binghamton University
  • Cornell University
  • Ithaca College
  • SUNY Geneseo[8]
  • Cortland University[9]

These buses run on weekends during major university breaks, making stops in New Jersey, New York City, Queens, and Long Island.

US OPEN[edit | edit source]

North Fork Express has served the US Open (golf) and US Open (tennis) since 2004, transporting visitors and players.

Ez Ski Bus Service[edit | edit source]

Trips to Okemo Mountain are provided during the skiing and snowboarding season from Long Island and New York City. The package includes bus transportation and ski/snowboarding access.[10][11]

Awards[edit | edit source]

In 2015 North Fork Express was awarded the Intercity Bus Security Grant by the Department of Homeland Security, improving the safety of commuters in NYC.

In Popular Culture[edit | edit source]

In the episode “A kiss is just a Kiss” of “Younger” Liza puts her daughter on a North Fork Express bus to send her back to college.[12][13]

Scheduled LIRR East End Service[edit | edit source]

North Fork Express provides weekly services from Speonk to Montauk and Ronkonkoma to Orient Point.[14]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. DEVN.CO. "Transportation". City of Glen Cove. Retrieved 2019-01-07.
  2. "Vendors". East Wind Long Island. Retrieved 2019-01-07.
  3. "North Fork Express - Transportation - Hampton Bays, NY". WeddingWire. Retrieved 2019-01-07.
  4. "North Fork Express". theknot.com. Retrieved 2019-01-07.
  5. "MTA | Press Release | LIRR | MTA LIRR "Splish Splash" Package Cools You Off For Summer Enjoyment". www.mta.info. Retrieved 2019-01-07.
  6. "Glen Cove, N.Y.: An Old Gem Poised for a Comeback". Retrieved 2018-08-22.
  7. Hautle, Nicola. "North Fork Express - Company Profile". www.northforkexpress.com. Retrieved 2018-08-08.
  8. "collegeexpressbus | SUNY Geneseo". www.geneseo.edu. Retrieved 2019-01-07.
  9. "Weekend and Break Bus Transportation - SUNY Cortland". www2.cortland.edu. Retrieved 2019-01-07.
  10. "Ez Ski Bus". ezskibus.com. Retrieved 2018-08-22.
  11. Matison, Josh Christie, Lauren (2016-12-13). "11 Great Ski Trips Near NYC (And How to Get There Without a Car)". Thrillist. Retrieved 2019-02-01.
  12. "Transportation in New York (state)", Wikipedia, 2019-01-31, retrieved 2019-02-01
  13. "Younger - Season 3, Ep. 1 - A Kiss Is Just a Kiss - Full Episode". Paramount Network. Retrieved 2019-02-01.
  14. "Transit advocacy for the East End of LI".

 External Links[edit | edit source]

[[:Category:Bus companies of the United States]] [[:Category:Transportation in Suffolk County, New York]] [[:Category:The Hamptons, New York]] [[:Category:Companies based in Suffolk County, New York]]


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