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There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Bronx Zoo by bus, subway, taxi or car

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Bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 84 St to Bronx River Pky/Bronx Zoo Ent BxM11

$2 - $7

3 alternative options

Line 2 subway  •  1h

  1. Take the line 2 subway from 96 St to Bronx Park East 2

$3

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Bronx Zoo 9.5 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Bronx Zoo 9.5 miles

$1 - $2

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Bronx Zoo is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Bronx Zoo is to taxi which costs $50 - $65 and takes 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madison Av/E 84 St and arriving at Bronx River Pky/Bronx Zoo Ent. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 96 St and arriving at Bronx Park East. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Bronx Zoo is 7 miles. The road distance is 9.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Bronx Zoo without a car is to bus which takes 38 min and costs $2 - $7.

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The bus from Madison Av/E 84 St to Bronx River Pky/Bronx Zoo Ent takes 28 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Manhattan to Bronx Zoo bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Madison Av/E 84 St station.

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Manhattan to Bronx Zoo train services, operated by MTA, depart from 96 St station.

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Manhattan to Bronx Zoo bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Bronx River Pky/Bronx Zoo Ent station.

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  • Distance: 6.6 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Bronx Zoo, NY, USA?

MTA operates a bus from Madison Av/E 84 St to Bronx River Pky/Bronx Zoo Ent every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 28 min. Alternatively, MTA operates a vehicle from 96 St to Bronx Park East every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 31 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 96 St to Bronx Park East
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 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.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 84 St to Bronx River Pky/Bronx Zoo Ent
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Bronx Zoo
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Manhattan to Bronx Zoo train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Bronx Park East station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Bronx Zoo is 9 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Manhattan to Bronx Zoo.

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