There are 9 ways to get from Manhattan to Erie by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  10h 55m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal to Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street Ny / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Erie, Pa 4175 / ...

$52 - $88

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Train  •  11h 20m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Erie Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited

$63 - $93

Drive  •  7h 21m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Erie 442.5 miles

$40 - $65

Fly New York La Guardia to Buffalo, bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Buffalo (BUF) LGA - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Erie, Pa

$123 - $486

Fly New York JFK to Buffalo, bus  •  6h 52m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Buffalo (BUF) JFK - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Erie, Pa

$130 - $540

Fly Newark to Buffalo, bus  •  6h 59m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Buffalo (BUF) EWR - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Erie, Pa

$137 - $389

Fly New York La Guardia to Cleveland, train  •  6h 36m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Cleveland (CLE) LGA - CLE
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Erie Amtrak Station

$131 - $393

Fly Newark to Cleveland, train  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Cleveland (CLE) EWR - CLE
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Erie Amtrak Station

$160 - $496

Fly Newark to Pittsburgh, bus  •  8h 39m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Pittsburgh (PIT) EWR - PIT
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa

$138 - $381

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Erie is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Erie is to fly and train which costs $130 - $400 and takes 6h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Erie. However, there are services departing from New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal and arriving at Erie, Pa via Buffalo, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Erie station. However, there are services departing from 86 St and arriving at Erie Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 20m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Erie is 332 miles. The road distance is 442.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Erie without a car is to bus which takes 10h 55m and costs $50 - $90.

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It takes approximately 10h 55m to get from Manhattan to Erie, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Erie bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal station.

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

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What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Erie, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Manhattan to Erie via Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street and Buffalo, Ny in around 10h 55m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New York Penn Station to Erie Amtrak Station once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 10h 11m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Newark to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $360
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $360
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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 New York Penn Station to Erie Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
10h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Erie Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal to Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$50 - $75
Online Fare
$35 - $50
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $60
Standard Fare
$55 - $65
Refundable
$68 - $73
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
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trailwaysny.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $110
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Erie, Pa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $60

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Erie is to bus which takes 10h 55m and costs $50 - $90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $95 and takes 11h 20m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 29m.

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Manhattan to Erie bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Erie, Pa station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Erie is 443 miles. It takes approximately 7h 21m to drive from Manhattan to Erie.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Erie. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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