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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

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

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Far Rockaway is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 29 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Far Rockaway is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 29 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

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.

More details

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.

More details

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
POOL
$50 - $70
uberX
$55 - $70
uberX + Car Seat
$60 - $80
uberXL
$80 - $110
UberBLACK
$100 - $140
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

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Need to know: Jadrolinija, Travelling around the UAE and French strikes 2018: What are my alternative transport options? - to help you get the most out of your next trip.