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There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Battery Park City by subway, bus, ferry, taxi or car

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Line 2 subway

  1. Take the line 2 subway from 72 St to Park Place

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from 5 Av/W 56 St to Broadway/Cortlandt St

Ferry

  1. Take the ferry from East 90th St to Wall St/Pier 11

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Battery Park City

Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Battery Park City

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Battery Park City is to drive which costs $1 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Battery Park City is to taxi which costs $35 - $50 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 5 Av/W 56 St and arriving at Broadway/Cortlandt St. Services depart five times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from East 90th St and arriving at Wall St/Pier 11. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 72 St and arriving at Park Place. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Battery Park City is 6 miles. The road distance is 6.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Battery Park City without a car is to line 2 subway which takes 15 min and costs $1 - $3.

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The line 2 subway from 72 St to Park Place takes 15 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Manhattan to Battery Park City bus services, operated by MTA, depart from 5 Av/W 56 St station.

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Manhattan to Battery Park City train services, operated by MTA, depart from 72 St station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Battery Park City.
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  • Distance: 5.7 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Battery Park City, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from 72 St to Park Place every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, MTA operates a bus from 5 Av/W 56 St to Broadway/Cortlandt St 5 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $7 and the journey takes 25 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.

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Website
mta.info
Subway from 72 St to Park Place
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Bus 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
Bus from 5 Av/W 56 St to Broadway/Cortlandt St
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
mta.info
Standard Rider
$2 - $7
Seniors 65+ and disabled
$1 - $4
Ferry operators
NYC Ferry
Phone
1-844-4NY-FERRY
Email
help@ferry.nyc
Website
ferry.nyc
Ferry from East 90th St to Wall St/Pier 11
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ferry.nyc
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Battery Park City
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Manhattan to Battery Park City bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Broadway/Cortlandt St station.

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Manhattan to Battery Park City train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Park Place station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Battery Park City is 7 miles. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Manhattan to Battery Park City.

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