There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Broadway/W 242 St by subway, bus, taxi or car

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Line 1 subway  •  32 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from 86 St to Van Cortlandt Park - 242 St 1

$3

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Bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 84 St to Broadway/W 246 St BxM3

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Broadway/W 242 St 9.9 miles

$55 - $65

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Broadway/W 242 St 9.9 miles

$1 - $2

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Broadway/W 242 St is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Broadway/W 242 St is to taxi which costs $55 - $65 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madison Av/E 84 St and arriving at Broadway/W 246 St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 86 St and arriving at Van Cortlandt Park - 242 St. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Broadway/W 242 St is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Broadway/W 242 St without a car is to line 1 subway which takes 32 min and costs $3.

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The line 1 subway from 86 St to Van Cortlandt Park - 242 St takes 32 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Manhattan to Broadway/W 242 St bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Madison Av/E 84 St station.

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Manhattan to Broadway/W 242 St train services, operated by MTA, depart from 86 St station.

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What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Broadway/W 242 St, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from 86 St to Van Cortlandt Park - 242 St every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 32 min. Alternatively, MTA operates a bus from Madison Av/E 84 St to Broadway/W 246 St hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 39 min.

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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 86 St to Van Cortlandt Park - 242 St
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
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.

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Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 84 St to Broadway/W 246 St
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Broadway/W 242 St
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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Manhattan to Broadway/W 242 St bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Broadway/W 246 St station.

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Manhattan to Broadway/W 242 St train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Van Cortlandt Park - 242 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Broadway/W 242 St is 10 miles. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Manhattan to Broadway/W 242 St.

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There are 2021+ hotels available in Broadway/W 242 St. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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