There are 2 ways to get from Manhattan to Chester by bus or car
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Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Chester, NY - Park & Ride
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Drive from Manhattan to Chester
Manhattan to Chester by bus
The bus journey time between Manhattan and Chester is around 1h 18m and covers a distance of around 60 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 18m. Operated by Shortline Bus, the Manhattan to Chester bus service departs from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and arrives in Chester, NY - Park & Ride. Typically five buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Manhattan to Chester bus schedules
Buses departing Monday, September 20, 2021
Buses departing Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Buses departing Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Buses departing Thursday, September 23, 2021
Buses departing Friday, September 24, 2021
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply
- Face masks are recommended
- There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
- Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
The national COVID-19 helpline number in Chester is 800-232-4636.
Wearing a face mask on public transport in Chester is recommended.
Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Chester is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 5m.
The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Chester is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 5m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Chester, NY - Park & Ride. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 18m.
The distance between Manhattan and Chester is 43 miles. The road distance is 56.1 miles.
The best way to get from Manhattan to Chester without a car is to bus which takes 1h 18m and costs $17 - $55.
The bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Chester, NY - Park & Ride takes 1h 18m including transfers and departs five times a week.
Manhattan to Chester bus services, operated by Shortline Bus, depart from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal station.
Manhattan to Chester bus services, operated by Shortline Bus, arrive at Chester, NY - Park & Ride station.
Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Chester is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1h 5m to drive from Manhattan to Chester.
There are 41+ hotels available in Chester. Prices start at $100 USD per night.
What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Chester, NY, USA?
Shortline Bus operates a bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Chester, NY - Park & Ride 5 times a week. Tickets cost $17 - $55 and the journey takes 1h 18m.
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