There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Bethlehem by bus, train, car, subway or plane

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Bus  •  2h 57m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY Nyc

$42 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus via Bethlehem Public Library  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, NY New York

$35 - $56

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Train  •  3h 49m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

$69 - $119

Drive  •  2h 38m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Bethlehem 148.3 miles

$14 - $21

Subway, train, fly  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to 34 St - Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB

$284 - $733

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Bethlehem is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Bethlehem is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2h 38m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Bethlehem is 126 miles. The road distance is 148.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Bethlehem without a car is to bus which takes 2h 57m and costs $40 - $50.

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It takes approximately 2h 57m to get from Manhattan to Bethlehem, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Bethlehem is to bus which takes 2h 57m and costs $40 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $65 - $120 and takes 3h 49m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 9m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Bethlehem is 148 miles. It takes approximately 2h 38m to drive from Manhattan to Bethlehem.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Albany Airport.

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  • Distance: 126.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 57m

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

Fox Bus operates a bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY every 3 hours. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 2h 45m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $85 and the journey takes 2h 30m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Train operators
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
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 86 St to 34 St - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Fox Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
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trailwaysny.com

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