There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to City Island by bus, subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  29 min

  1. Take the bus from 3 Av/E 87 St to Asch Loop/Alcott Pl BxM7

$2 - $7

4 alternative options

Line 5 subway  •  38 min

  1. Take the line 5 subway from 86 St to Baychester Av 5 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Co-Op City 12.9 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Co-Op City 12.9 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  18 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manhattan to Co-Op City 12.9 miles

$30 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to City Island is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to City Island is to taxi which costs $70 - $85 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 3 Av/E 87 St and arriving at Asch Loop/Alcott Pl. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and City Island is 10 miles. The road distance is 12.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to City Island without a car is to bus which takes 29 min and costs $2 - $7.

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The bus from 3 Av/E 87 St to Asch Loop/Alcott Pl takes 29 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Manhattan to City Island bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from 3 Av/E 87 St station.

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Manhattan to City Island bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Asch Loop/Alcott Pl station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to City Island is 13 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Manhattan to City Island.

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There are 1545+ hotels available in City Island. Prices start at $118 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to City Island.
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  • Distance: 10.4 miles
  • Duration: 29 min

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

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Manhattan to Co-Op City every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 29 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from 3 Av/E 87 St to Asch Loop/Alcott Pl
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manhattan to Co-Op City
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$30 - $40
UberX
$35 - $45
Car Seat
$40 - $55
UberXL
$50 - $65
Black
$65 - $85
Black SUV
$85 - $110
Taxi from Manhattan to Co-Op City
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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