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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

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  •  35 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

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
POOL
$30 - $40
uberX + Car Seat
$45 - $60
uberX
$35 - $50
uberXL
$50 - $65
UberBLACK
$65 - $85
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Manhattan and City Island is 17 km. The road distance is 21 km.

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

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

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.

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