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

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Bus  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the bus from E 57 St/ 3 Av to Beach 20 St/Mott Av Qm17

$2 - $7

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Subway  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the subway from 81 St - Museum of Natural History to Far Rockaway - Mott Av A

$3

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Far Rockaway (Station) 22.3 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Far Rockaway (Station) 22.3 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  29 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manhattan to Far Rockaway (Station) 22.3 miles

$70 - $85

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

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Far Rockaway (Station) is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from E 57 St/ 3 Av and arriving at Beach 20 St/Mott Av. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 81 St - Museum of Natural History and arriving at Far Rockaway - Mott Av. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 26m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Far Rockaway (Station) is 17 miles. The road distance is 22.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Far Rockaway (Station) without a car is to bus which takes 1h 20m and costs $2 - $7.

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The bus from E 57 St/ 3 Av to Beach 20 St/Mott Av takes 1h 12m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Manhattan to Far Rockaway (Station) train services, operated by MTA, depart from 81 St - Museum of Natural History station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Far Rockaway (Station).
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  • Distance: 16.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 20m

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

MTA operates a bus from E 57 St/ 3 Av to Beach 20 St/Mott Av every 4 hours. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 1h 12m. Alternatively, MTA operates a vehicle from 81 St - Museum of Natural History to Far Rockaway - Mott Av every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1h 26m.

Train operators
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.

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Website
mta.info
Subway from 81 St - Museum of Natural History to Far Rockaway - Mott Av
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
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 E 57 St/ 3 Av to Beach 20 St/Mott Av
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Manhattan to Far Rockaway (Station)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $85
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UberPool
$70 - $85
Car Seat
$85 - $100
UberX
$75 - $90
UberXL
$100 - $120
Black
$120 - $150
Black SUV
$180 - $210
Taxi from Manhattan to Far Rockaway (Station)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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Manhattan to Far Rockaway (Station) bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Beach 20 St/Mott Av station.

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Manhattan to Far Rockaway (Station) train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Far Rockaway - Mott Av station.

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

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There are 641+ hotels available in Far Rockaway (Station). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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