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There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Dead Horse Bay by subway, bus, taxi or car

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

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Line 5 subway

  1. Take the line 5 subway from 86 St to Flatbush Av-Brooklyn College

Bus

  1. Take the bus from E 57 St/ 3 Av to Rockaway Beach Bl/Beach 116 St
  2. Take the bus from Newport Av/Beach 116 St to Flatbush Av/Floyd Bennett Field Entrance

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Dead Horse Bay

Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Dead Horse Bay

Manhattan to Dead Horse Bay by subway and bus

The journey time between Manhattan and Dead Horse Bay is around 1h 12m and covers a distance of around 17 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 6 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 3m. Operated by MTA, the Manhattan to Dead Horse Bay service departs from 86 St and arrives in Flatbush Av/Ryan Visistors Ctr. Typically 384 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 5m
Layover time:
6 min
Total time:
1h 12m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 3m
Journey distance:
17 miles
Services per week:
384
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:38
Last service departs at:
19:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Dead Horse Bay subway and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Dead Horse Bay is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Dead Horse Bay is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Dead Horse Bay. However, there are services departing from E 57 St/ 3 Av and arriving at Flatbush Av/Floyd Bennett Field Entrance via Newport Av/Beach 116 St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 20m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Dead Horse Bay is 14 miles. The road distance is 18.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Dead Horse Bay without a car is to line 5 subway which takes 1h 9m and costs $2 - $10.

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It takes approximately 1h 9m to get from Manhattan to Dead Horse Bay, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Dead Horse Bay bus services, operated by MTA, depart from E 57 St/ 3 Av station.

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Manhattan to Dead Horse Bay bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Flatbush Av/Floyd Bennett Field Entrance station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Dead Horse Bay is 18 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Manhattan to Dead Horse Bay.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Dead Horse Bay.
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  • Distance: 14.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 9m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Dead Horse Bay, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from 86 St to Flatbush Av-Brooklyn College every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to Dead Horse Bay via Rockaway Beach Bl/Beach 116 St and Newport Av/Beach 116 St in around 1h 20m.

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.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 86 St to Flatbush Av-Brooklyn College
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
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 E 57 St/ 3 Av to Rockaway Beach Bl/Beach 116 St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
mta.info
Standard Rider
$2 - $7
Seniors 65+ and disabled
$1 - $4
Bus from Newport Av/Beach 116 St to Flatbush Av/Floyd Bennett Field Entrance
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
mta.info
Standard Rider
$2 - $7
Seniors 65+ and disabled
$1 - $4
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Dead Horse Bay
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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