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There are 4 ways to get from Chelsea Piers to Manhattan by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Subway  •  26 min

  1. Take the subway from 23 St to 86 St A / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Bus, subway  •  27 min

  1. Take the bus from 11 Av/W 23 St to W 14 St/8 Av Bx99
  2. Take the subway from 14 St to 86 St C / ...

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelsea Piers to Manhattan 4.5 miles

$27 - $32

Walk  •  1h 19m

  1. Walk from Chelsea Piers to Manhattan 4.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Chelsea Piers to Manhattan is to subway which costs $3 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelsea Piers to Manhattan is to taxi which costs $27 - $32 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 23 St and arriving at 86 St. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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The distance between Chelsea Piers and Manhattan is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Chelsea Piers to Manhattan without a car is to subway which takes 26 min and costs $3.

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The subway from 23 St to 86 St takes 11 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Chelsea Piers to Manhattan train services, operated by MTA, depart from 23 St station.

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Chelsea Piers to Manhattan train services, operated by MTA, arrive at 86 St station.

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There are 1045+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chelsea Piers to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 3.4 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

What companies run services between Chelsea Piers, NY, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from 23 St to 86 St every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 11 min.

Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 23 St to 86 St
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 14 St to 86 St
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Bus from 11 Av/W 23 St to W 14 St/8 Av
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Chelsea Piers to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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