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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Baltimore Penn Station

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD

Bus via Perry Hall

  1. Take the bus from New York to Baltimore, MD
  2. Take the bus from White Marsh Park And Ride Bay 1 to N BROADWAY SB & MONUMENT STns
  3. Take the bus from WOLFE ST between MADISON ST & MONUMENT ST to ROLLING RD & ROLLINGWOOD RDwb

Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Ellicott City

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Baltimore, train, line 77 bus

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Baltimore (BWI)
  3. Take the train from BWI RAIL STATION MARC nb to WEST BALTIMORE MARC nb
  4. Take the line 77 bus from West Baltimore Marc Station Bay 1 to ROLLING RD & RT 40 nb

Fly New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington, train, line 77 bus

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA)
  2. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to WEST BALTIMORE MARC nb
  3. Take the line 77 bus from West Baltimore Marc Station Bay 1 to ROLLING RD & RT 40 nb

Train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington, train, line 77 bus

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA)
  3. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to WEST BALTIMORE MARC nb
  4. Take the line 77 bus from West Baltimore Marc Station Bay 1 to ROLLING RD & RT 40 nb

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington, train, line 77 bus

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA)
  3. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to WEST BALTIMORE MARC nb
  4. Take the line 77 bus from West Baltimore Marc Station Bay 1 to ROLLING RD & RT 40 nb

Train to Newark, fly to Washington Dulles, subway, train, line 77 bus

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD)
  3. Take the subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
  4. Take the train from NEW CARROLLTON MARC nb to WEST BALTIMORE MARC nb
  5. Take the line 77 bus from West Baltimore Marc Station Bay 1 to ROLLING RD & RT 40 nb

Fly New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles, subway, train, line 77 bus

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Washington Dulles (IAD)
  2. Take the subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
  3. Take the train from NEW CARROLLTON MARC nb to WEST BALTIMORE MARC nb
  4. Take the line 77 bus from West Baltimore Marc Station Bay 1 to ROLLING RD & RT 40 nb

Manhattan to Ellicott City by train and bus

The journey time between Manhattan and Ellicott City is around 4h 2m and covers a distance of around 196 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 51 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 24m. Operated by Amtrak Acela Express, Amtrak Northeast Regional, Amtrak and others, the Manhattan to Ellicott City service departs from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and arrives in ROLLING RD & RT 40 nb. Typically 78 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 11m
Layover time:
51 min
Total time:
4h 2m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 24m
Journey distance:
196 miles
Services per week:
78
Cheapest price:
$21
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
02:53
Last service departs at:
22:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Ellicott City train and bus schedules

Manhattan → Ellicott City
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ellicott City is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ellicott City is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Ellicott City is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Ellicott City is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Ellicott City is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Ellicott City. However, there are services departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY and arriving at ROLLING RD & RT 40 nb via HAINES ST & WARNER ST eb and West Baltimore Marc Station Bay 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 43m.

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It is 184 miles from Manhattan to Ellicott City. It is approximately 205.6 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Ellicott City without a car is to train which takes 3h 53m and costs $20 - $190.

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It takes approximately 3h 53m to get from Manhattan to Ellicott City, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Ellicott City bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Ellicott City is to train which takes 3h 53m and costs $20 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $27 - $55 and takes 4h 43m.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Baltimore Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Manhattan to Ellicott City bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD station.

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  • Distance: 183.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 53m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Ellicott City, MD, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Baltimore Penn Station hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $180 and the journey takes 2h 19m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 3h 30m. Greyhound USA also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $350
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $330
Air Senegal
Website
flyairsenegal.com
Flights from New York JFK to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$10 - $270
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$120 - $180
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$120 - $180
Business Seat - Child
$120 - $180
First Class - Adult
$200 - $280
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$200 - $280
First Class - Child
$190 - $280
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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$18 - $60
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $120
Business Class Seat
$60 - $150
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Business Seat
$55 - $85
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/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from BWI RAIL STATION MARC nb to WEST BALTIMORE MARC nb
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
More information at
Maryland Transit
Senior / Disability
$1 - $3
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to WEST BALTIMORE MARC nb
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $10
More information at
Maryland Transit
Senior / Disability
$3 - $5
Train from NEW CARROLLTON MARC nb to WEST BALTIMORE MARC nb
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
More information at
Maryland Transit
Senior / Disability
$2 - $4
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
peterpanbus.com
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 to Baltimore Downtown
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York to Baltimore, MD
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
One way - 1 traveller
$30 - $40
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from White Marsh Park And Ride Bay 1 to N BROADWAY SB & MONUMENT STns
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
More information at
Maryland Transit
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
Bus from WOLFE ST between MADISON ST & MONUMENT ST to ROLLING RD & ROLLINGWOOD RDwb
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
More information at
Maryland Transit
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
Bus from West Baltimore Marc Station Bay 1 to ROLLING RD & RT 40 nb
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
More information at
Maryland Transit
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Ellicott City is 206 miles. It takes approximately 3h 37m to drive from Manhattan to Ellicott City.

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American Airlines, Delta and Air Senegal offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Baltimore Airport.

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