There are 10 ways to get from Manhattan to Dover by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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Bus  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Portsmouth 4001 / ...

$71 - $88

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Bus, train  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston South Buses 2504 / ...
  2. Take the train from Boston North Station to Dover Amtrak Station Downeaster

$56 - $81

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Train  •  7h 23m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from Boston North Station to Dover Amtrak Station Downeaster

$66 - $176

Drive  •  4h 52m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Dover 269.9 miles

$26 - $40

Fly New York La Guardia to Boston, train  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS
  2. Take the train from Woburn Amtrak Station to Dover Amtrak Station

$94 - $407

Fly Newark to Boston, train  •  6h 12m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  2. Take the train from Woburn Amtrak Station to Dover Amtrak Station

$108 - $440

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Manchester, train  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Manchester (MHT) LGA - MHT
  3. Take the train from Haverhill Amtrak to Dover Amtrak Station

$313 - $675

Fly New York La Guardia to Portland, train  •  6h 3m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Portland (PWM) LGA - PWM
  2. Take the train from Portland Amtrak Station to Dover Amtrak Station

$105 - $308

Fly New York JFK to Portland, train  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Portland (PWM) JFK - PWM
  2. Take the train from Portland Amtrak Station to Dover Amtrak Station

$177 - $412

Fly Newark to Portland, train  •  6h 27m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Portland (PWM) EWR - PWM
  2. Take the train from Portland Amtrak Station to Dover Amtrak Station

$184 - $291

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Dover is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Dover is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Dover. However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at Chestnut / Orchard Sts. via Portsmouth Transportation Center and Hanover Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Dover station. However, there are services departing from 86 St and arriving at Dover Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station, Back Bay and Boston North Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 23m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Dover is 232 miles. The road distance is 269.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Dover without a car is to bus which takes 7h 5m and costs $70 - $90.

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It takes approximately 7h 5m to get from Manhattan to Dover, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Dover bus services, operated by C&J Bus, depart from New York station.

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Manhattan to Dover train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Dover.
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  • Distance: 231.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 5m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Dover, NH, USA?

C&J Bus operates a bus from New York to Portsmouth twice daily. Tickets cost $65 - $85 and the journey takes 5h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manhattan to Dover via 34 St - Penn Station, New York Penn Station, Boston Back Bay Station, Back Bay, North Station, and Boston North Station in around 7h 23m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from New York La Guardia to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Portland
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Portland
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Newark to Portland
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $300
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Portland via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Portland
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Portland via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Newark to Portland via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $510
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from New York La Guardia to Portland
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston North Station to Dover Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$35 - $50
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Woburn Amtrak Station to Dover Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
Train from Haverhill Amtrak to Dover Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
Train from Portland Amtrak Station to Dover Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
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 Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
C&J Bus
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Dover is to bus which takes 7h 5m and costs $70 - $90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $65 - $180 and takes 7h 23m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Manhattan to Dover bus services, operated by C&J Bus, arrive at Portsmouth station.

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Manhattan to Dover train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Dover Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Dover is 270 miles. It takes approximately 4h 52m to drive from Manhattan to Dover.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 159+ hotels available in Dover. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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