There are 6 ways to get from Elmsford to Manhattan by bus, train, subway, taxi or car

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Line 13 bus, train  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the line 13 bus from E Main St @ S Stone Ave to White Plains Bus Terminal Lane C 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from White Plains to Harlem-125th St. Harlem

$11 - $23

Cheapest option

Line 1 bus, bus  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the line 1 bus from E Main St @ N Central Ave to Broadway @ W 261St St 1
  2. Take the bus from Broadway/W 261 St to 5 Av/East 87 St BxM3

$5 - $10

4 alternative options

Line 1 bus, line 1 subway  •  1h 35m

  1. Take the line 1 bus from E Main St @ N Central Ave to Broadway @ Manhattan College Pkwy 1
  2. Take the line 1 subway from Van Cortlandt Park - 242 St to 86 St 1

$6

Line 28 bus  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the line 28 bus from Central Ave @ Harding Ave to 5Th Ave @ 85Th St 28

$6

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Elmsford to Manhattan 22.9 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Elmsford to Manhattan 22.9 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Elmsford to Manhattan is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Elmsford to Manhattan is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Elmsford to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from E Main St @ N Central Ave and arriving at 5 Av/East 87 St via Broadway/W 261 St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 15m.

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The distance between Elmsford and Manhattan is 20 miles. The road distance is 22.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Elmsford to Manhattan without a car is to line 13 bus and train which takes 1h 22m and costs $10 - $23.

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It takes approximately 1h 22m to get from Elmsford to Manhattan, including transfers.

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Elmsford to Manhattan bus services, operated by Westchester County Bee-Line System, depart from E Main St @ N Central Ave station.

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Elmsford to Manhattan bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at 5 Av/East 87 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Elmsford to Manhattan is 23 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Elmsford to Manhattan.

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There are 2323+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 20.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 22m

What companies run services between Elmsford, NY, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Elmsford to Manhattan via Broadway/W 261 St in around 2h 15m.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from White Plains to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $20
Schedules at
mta.info
At Station Off-Peak
$8 - $11
Onboard Off-Peak
$16
At Station Peak
$11 - $14
Onboard-Peak
$18 - $20
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 Van Cortlandt Park - 242 St to 86 St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Westchester County Bee-Line System
Phone
+1 914 995-2000
Website
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from E Main St @ S Stone Ave to White Plains Bus Terminal Lane C
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
All other routes
$3
BxM4C/Rte28 Westchester-Manhattan Express
$8
Bus from E Main St @ N Central Ave to Broadway @ Manhattan College Pkwy
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
All other routes
$3
BxM4C/Rte28 Westchester-Manhattan Express
$8
Bus from E Main St @ N Central Ave to Broadway @ W 261St St
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
All other routes
$3
BxM4C/Rte28 Westchester-Manhattan Express
$8
Bus from Central Ave @ Harding Ave to 5Th Ave @ 85Th St
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
All other routes
$3
BxM4C/Rte28 Westchester-Manhattan Express
$8
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
Bus from Broadway/W 261 St to 5 Av/East 87 St
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Elmsford to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Mexico Car Service
Phone
+1 914-968-6666
Website
mexico-car-service.com
Mexicana Car Service
Phone
+1 914-476.0800
Website
mexicanacarservice.com
A&P Taxi
Phone
+1 845-429-2929
Stamford Taxi
Phone
+1-203-883-4553
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com

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