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

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Train, bus  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Baltimore Penn Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore St & Calvert St to EASTERN BLVD & WOODWARD DR eb CityLink ORANGE

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Bus  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Baltimore Downtown Bus Station Greyhound US0310 / ...

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Bus via EASTERN AVE & PONCA ST wb  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the bus from New York Midtown to Baltimore FlixBus 2601 / ...

Drive  •  3h 15m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Essex 188.3 miles

Train to New York JFK, fly to Baltimore, bus  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from Grand Central Terminal to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Baltimore (BWI) JFK - BWI
  3. Take the bus from Baltimore St & Calvert St to EASTERN BLVD & WOODWARD DR eb

Train to Islip, fly to Baltimore, bus  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Grand Central Terminal to Central Islip
  2. Fly from Islip (ISP) to Baltimore (BWI) ISP - BWI
  3. Take the bus from Baltimore St & Calvert St to EASTERN BLVD & WOODWARD DR eb

Fly New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington, train  •  6h 23m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to MARTIN AIRPORT MARC nb

Fly New York JFK to Reagan Washington, train  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to MARTIN AIRPORT MARC nb

Fly Newark to Reagan Washington, train  •  6h 48m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to MARTIN AIRPORT MARC nb

Manhattan to Essex by subway, train and bus

278 Weekly Services
3h 41m Average Duration
$12 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Essex is to bus via EASTERN AVE & PONCA ST wb which costs $21 - $70 and takes 4h 36m.

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The fastest way to get from Manhattan to Essex is to drive which takes 3h 15m and costs $30 - $50.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Essex. However, there are services departing from New York Midtown and arriving at EASTERN BLVD & WOODWARD DR eb via EASTERN AVE & PONCA ST wb and Baltimore St & Frederick St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 36m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Essex is 197 miles. The road distance is 188.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Essex without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 41m and costs $12 - $470.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from Manhattan to Essex, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Essex bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from New York Midtown station.

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Manhattan to Essex bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Baltimore station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Essex is 188 miles. It takes approximately 3h 15m to drive from Manhattan to Essex.

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  • Distance: 197.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 41m

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

Flixbus USA operates a bus from New York Midtown to Baltimore hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $65 and the journey takes 3h 20m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Islip to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak Acela

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 Acela
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/acela-train
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$22 - $170
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$40 - $290
Business Seat - Adult
$45 - $330
First Class - Child 2-12
$75 - $260
First Class - Senior Citizens
$140 - $460
First Class - Adult
$150 - $460
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.

Rome2Rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $220
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/northeast-regional-train
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$9 - $110
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $220
Business Class Seat
$95 - $240
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $100
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$7 - $35
Child Coach - short notice
$22 - $35
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$18 - $60
Child Business Class - short notice
$20 - $65
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$26 - $50
Business Seat - advance purchase
$35 - $120
Business Seat - short notice
$45 - $110
Coach Seat - short notice
$22 - $100
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1-718-217-5477
Website
new.mta.info
Train from Grand Central Terminal to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Website
https://new.mta.info/agency/long-island-rail-road
Schedules at
https://new.mta.info/agency/long-island-rail-road/timetables
Peak
$3 - $12
Off-Peak
$4 - $7
Train from Grand Central Terminal to Central Islip
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $20
Website
https://new.mta.info/agency/long-island-rail-road
Schedules at
https://new.mta.info/agency/long-island-rail-road/timetables
Peak
$3 - $20
Off-Peak
$12 - $18
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from Washington Union Station to MARTIN AIRPORT MARC nb
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Website
https://www.mta.maryland.gov
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $6
Standard Fare
$2 - $12
Bus operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from Baltimore St & Calvert St to EASTERN BLVD & WOODWARD DR eb
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
https://www.mta.maryland.gov
Senior / Disabled
$1
Flixbus USA
Phone
+1 (855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York Midtown to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult
$17 - $65
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
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Baltimore Downtown Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $65
Website
https://peterpanbus.com
Adult
$5 - $65

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