There are 3 ways to get from Manhattan to Cooperstown by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Port Authority to Cooperstown

$35 - $65

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central Terminal to Utica VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the bus from Utica to Cooperstown

$55 - $150

Drive  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Cooperstown 220.7 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Cooperstown is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Cooperstown is to drive which takes 4 h 4 min and costs $21 - $35.

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The distance between Manhattan and Cooperstown is 228 km. The road distance is 353 km.

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The bus from New York, Port Authority to Cooperstown takes 5 h 42 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, Port Authority and arriving at Cooperstown. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 42 min.

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What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Cooperstown, NY, USA?

Trailways New York operates a bus from Manhattan to Cooperstown once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 5 h 42 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Grand Central Terminal to Utica
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $90
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York to Utica Boehlert Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, Port Authority to Cooperstown
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Utica to Cooperstown
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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