There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Far Rockaway by bus, subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from E 57 St/ 3 Av to Seagirt Bl/Beach 27 St Qm17

$2 - $7

4 alternative options

Subway  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the subway from 59 St - Columbus Circle to Beach 25 St A

$3

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Far Rockaway 21.6 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Far Rockaway 21.6 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  29 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manhattan to Far Rockaway 21.6 miles

$50 - $70

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from E 57 St/ 3 Av and arriving at Seagirt Bl/Beach 27 St. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Far Rockaway is 17 miles. The road distance is 21.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Far Rockaway without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 5 min and costs .

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The bus from E 57 St/ 3 Av to Seagirt Bl/Beach 27 St takes 1 h 5 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Manhattan to Far Rockaway bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from E 57 St/ 3 Av station.

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Manhattan to Far Rockaway bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Seagirt Bl/Beach 27 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Far Rockaway is 22 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Manhattan to Far Rockaway.

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There are 407+ hotels available in Far Rockaway. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Far Rockaway.
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  • Distance: 16.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

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

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Manhattan to Far Rockaway every 4 hours. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from E 57 St/ 3 Av to Seagirt Bl/Beach 27 St
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manhattan to Far Rockaway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$50 - $70
UberX
$55 - $75
Car Seat
$65 - $85
UberXL
$85 - $110
Black
$100 - $140
Black SUV
$130 - $170
Taxi from Manhattan to Far Rockaway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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