There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to East Rockaway by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 28m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Centre Avenue Long Beach

$8 - $12

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Bus  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the bus from E 57 St/ 3 Av to Beach 20 St/Mott Av Qm17
  2. Take the bus from Central Ave + Mott Ave to Broadway + Sunset Ave. n31 / ...

$6 - $10

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Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to East Rockaway 24.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to East Rockaway 24.2 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to East Rockaway is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to East Rockaway is to taxi which costs $130 - $160 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to East Rockaway. However, there are services departing from E 57 St/ 3 Av and arriving at Broadway + Sunset Ave. via Central Ave + Mott Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to East Rockaway. However, there are services departing from 86 St and arriving at Centre Avenue via Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 28m.

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The distance between Manhattan and East Rockaway is 18 miles. The road distance is 24.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to East Rockaway without a car is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs $7 - $12.

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It takes approximately 1h 28m to get from Manhattan to East Rockaway, including transfers.

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Manhattan to East Rockaway bus services, operated by MTA, depart from E 57 St/ 3 Av station.

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Manhattan to East Rockaway train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Penn Station.

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  • Distance: 18.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 28m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and East Rockaway, NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Penn Station to Centre Avenue hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to East Rockaway via Central Ave + Mott Ave in around 1h 50m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Centre Avenue
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
LIRR
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.

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Website
mta.info
Bus from E 57 St/ 3 Av to Beach 20 St/Mott Av
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Central Ave + Mott Ave to Broadway + Sunset Ave.
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to East Rockaway
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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The best way to get from Manhattan to East Rockaway is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs $7 - $12. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $5 - $10 and takes 1h 50m.

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Manhattan to East Rockaway bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, arrive at Broadway + Sunset Ave. station.

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Manhattan to East Rockaway train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Centre Avenue station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to East Rockaway is 24 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Manhattan to East Rockaway.

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There are 272+ hotels available in East Rockaway. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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