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There are 6 ways to get from Manhattan to Amherst College by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Springfield, MA

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Bus via 86 St

  1. Take the bus from New York to Springfield

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Train

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to New Haven
  2. Take the train from New Haven to Springfield

Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Amherst College

Fly from New York JFK, drive

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Worcester (ORH)
  2. Drive from Worcester to Amherst College

Fly from New York La Guardia, drive

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Worcester (ORH)
  2. Drive from Worcester to Amherst College
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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Amherst College is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Amherst College is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Amherst College. However, there are services departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY and arriving at Amherst College via Union Station Bay 9 and Academy of Music. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 47m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Amherst College is 134 miles. The road distance is 163.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Amherst College without a car is to bus which takes 5h 47m and costs $30 - $45.

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It takes approximately 5h 47m to get from Manhattan to Amherst College, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Amherst College bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Amherst College is to bus which takes 5h 47m and costs $30 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7h 7m.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Worcester Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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Manhattan to Amherst College bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Union Station, Springfield, MA.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Amherst College.
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  • Distance: 133.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 47m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Amherst College, MA, USA?

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Springfield, MA 4 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 3h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manhattan to Amherst College via New Haven, Springfield, Union Station Bay 9, Academy of Music, and Amherst Community Health Ctr in around 7h 7m.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Worcester
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Train operators
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
new.mta.info
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$14 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$26 - $80
Business Class Seat
$40 - $110
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Springfield, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
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 New York to Springfield
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Amherst College is 163 miles. It takes approximately 3h 6m to drive from Manhattan to Amherst College.

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JetBlue Airways offers flights from New York JFK Airport to Worcester Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Amherst College. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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