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There are 4 ways to get from Dover to Manhattan by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the train from Dover to New York Penn Station Morris & Essex Line

$12 - $16

3 alternative options

Line 880 bus, bus  •  2h 22m

  1. Take the line 880 bus from W Blackwell St At Morris St to Near Macy's Entrance 880
  2. Take the bus from New Jersey Rt.80E, Exit 35, Pole #33 to New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave South Bound: Cornell-Manorville / ...

Taxi  •  48m

  1. Take a taxi from Dover to Manhattan 44.8 miles

$230 - $290

Drive  •  48m

  1. Drive from Dover to Manhattan 44.8 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Dover to Manhattan is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Dover to Manhattan is to taxi which costs $230 - $290 and takes 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dover to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from W Blackwell St At Morris St and arriving at New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave via New Jersey Rt.80E, Exit 35, Pole #33. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 22m.

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The distance between Dover and Manhattan is 32 miles. The road distance is 44.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Dover to Manhattan without a car is to train which takes 1h 38m and costs $11 - $17.

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It takes approximately 1h 38m to get from Dover to Manhattan, including transfers.

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Dover to Manhattan bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from W Blackwell St At Morris St station.

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The best way to get from Dover to Manhattan is to train which takes 1h 38m and costs $11 - $17. Alternatively, you can line 880 bus and bus, which costs and takes 2h 22m.

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Dover to Manhattan bus services, operated by North Fork Express, arrive at New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dover to Manhattan is 45 miles. It takes approximately 48m to drive from Dover to Manhattan.

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  • Distance: 32.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 38m

What companies run services between Dover, NJ, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Dover to Manhattan hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 1h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dover to Manhattan via Near Macy's Entrance and New Jersey Rt.80E, Exit 35, Pole #33 in around 2h 22m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Bus operators
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from New Jersey Rt.80E, Exit 35, Pole #33 to New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a week
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Taxi from Dover to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
48m
Estimated price
$230 - $290

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