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There are 6 ways to get from Manhattan to Elmsford by train, bus, subway, taxi or car

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Train, line 13 bus  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to White Plains Harlem
  2. Take the line 13 bus from White Plains Bus Terminal Lane F to E Main St @ N Central Ave 40 / ...

$12 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Madison Ave @ 84Th St to Central Ave @ Harding Ave BxM4C / ...

$6

4 alternative options

Bus, line 5 bus  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 84 St to S Broadway/New Main St BxM3
  2. Take the line 5 bus from S Broadway @ New Main St to E Main St @ S Stone Ave 1 / ...

$6 - $10

Line 1 subway, line 1 bus  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the line 1 subway from 86 St to Van Cortlandt Park-242 St 1
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Broadway @ W 242Nd St to E Main St @ S Stone Ave 1

$6

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Elmsford 22.4 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Elmsford 22.4 miles

$2 - $4

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

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Elmsford is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Elmsford is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Elmsford. However, there are services departing from Madison Ave @ 84Th St and arriving at E Main St @ N Central Ave via Tarrytown Rd @ Central Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 23m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Elmsford is 20 miles. The road distance is 22.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Elmsford without a car is to train and line 13 bus which takes 1h 10m and costs $11 - $23.

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It takes approximately 1h 10m to get from Manhattan to Elmsford, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Elmsford bus services, operated by Westchester County Bee-Line System, depart from Madison Ave @ 84Th St station.

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Manhattan to Elmsford bus services, operated by Westchester County Bee-Line System, arrive at Central Ave @ Harding Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Elmsford is 22 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Manhattan to Elmsford.

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There are 190+ hotels available in Elmsford. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 20.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 10m

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

Westchester County Bee-Line System operates a bus from Madison Ave @ 84Th St to Central Ave @ Harding Ave every 2 hours. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1h 3m.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to White Plains
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $20
Schedules at
mta.info
At Station Off-Peak
$8 - $11
Onboard Off-Peak
$16
At Station Peak
$11 - $14
Onboard-Peak
$18 - $20
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 Van Cortlandt Park-242 St
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Westchester County Bee-Line System
Phone
+1 914 995-2000
Website
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from White Plains Bus Terminal Lane F to E Main St @ N Central Ave
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
All other routes
$3
BxM4C/Rte28 Westchester-Manhattan Express
$8
Bus from Madison Ave @ 84Th St to Central Ave @ Harding Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
All other routes
$3
BxM4C/Rte28 Westchester-Manhattan Express
$8
Bus from S Broadway @ New Main St to E Main St @ S Stone Ave
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
All other routes
$3
BxM4C/Rte28 Westchester-Manhattan Express
$8
Bus from Broadway @ W 242Nd St to E Main St @ S Stone Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
All other routes
$3
BxM4C/Rte28 Westchester-Manhattan Express
$8
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 Madison Av/E 84 St to S Broadway/New Main St
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Elmsford
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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