There are 10 ways to get from Germantown to Manhattan by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  4h 17m

  1. Take the train from GERMANTOWN MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington Marc
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station Acela / ...

$42 - $209

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Bus  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Bethesda, MD to New York, NY OurBus

$22 - $44

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Bus via Washington  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny 2906 / ...

$34 - $49

Drive  •  4h 15m

  1. Drive from Germantown to Manhattan 242.7 miles

$23 - $35

Line 100 bus, subway to Reagan Washington, fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
  2. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  4. Take the train from Woodside to Penn Station

$75 - $458

Line 100 bus, subway to Reagan Washington, fly to New York JFK, train  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
  2. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK
  4. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station

$89 - $337

Line 100 bus, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to New York La Guardia  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
  2. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York La Guardia (LGA) IAD - LGA

$123 - $465

Line 100 bus, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to New York JFK, train  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
  2. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York JFK (JFK) IAD - JFK
  4. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station

$92 - $324

Line 100 bus, subway to Reagan Washington, fly to Newark  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
  2. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR

$131 - $556

Line 100 bus, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Newark  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
  2. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Newark (EWR) IAD - EWR

$129 - $433

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The cheapest way to get from Germantown to Manhattan is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Germantown to Manhattan is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Germantown to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B and arriving at New York, NY via Shady Grove Station & Bay C - West and Bethesda, MD. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Germantown to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from GERMANTOWN MARC eb and arriving at 86 St via Washington Union Station and 34 St - Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 17m.

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The distance between Germantown and Manhattan is 209 miles. The road distance is 242.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Germantown to Manhattan without a car is to train which takes 4h 17m and costs $40 - $210.

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It takes approximately 4h 17m to get from Germantown to Manhattan, including transfers.

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Germantown to Manhattan bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Bethesda, MD station.

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Germantown to Manhattan train services, operated by Maryland Transit, depart from GERMANTOWN MARC eb station.

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The best way to get from Germantown to Manhattan is to train which takes 4h 17m and costs $40 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus via Washington, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6h 34m.

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  • Distance: 208.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 17m

What companies run services between Germantown, MD, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Germantown to Manhattan via UNION STATION MARC Washington, Washington Union Station, New York Penn Station, and 34 St - Penn Station in around 4h 17m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Germantown to Manhattan hourly. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 4h 19m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from GERMANTOWN MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
More information at
Maryland Transit
Amtrak

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $200
First Class
$190 - $330
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Bethesda, MD to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Montgomery County MD Ride On
Website
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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Germantown to Manhattan bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at New York, NY station.

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Germantown to Manhattan train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Germantown to Manhattan is 243 miles. It takes approximately 4h 15m to drive from Germantown to Manhattan.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 2273+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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