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There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Fort George by bus, subway, taxi or car

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Bus  •  17 min

  1. Take the bus from 3 Av / E 97 St to Dyckman St/Sherman Av BxM1

$2 - $7

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Subway  •  22 min

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to 190 St A

$3

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Fort George 6.7 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  8 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Fort George 6.7 miles

$1

Manhattan to Fort George by bus

The bus journey time between Manhattan and Fort George is around 20 min and covers a distance of around 7 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 14 min. Operated by MTA, the Manhattan to Fort George bus service departs from 3 Av / E 97 St and arrives in Dyckman St/Sherman Av. Typically 226 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
20 min
Fastest bus time:
14 min
Buses per week:
226
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
00:43
Last bus departs at:
23:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Fort George bus schedules

Manhattan → Fort George
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Fort George is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Fort George is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Fort George is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Fort George is to drive which costs $1 and takes 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Fort George is to taxi which costs $35 - $45 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 3 Av / E 97 St and arriving at Dyckman St/Sherman Av. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 86 St and arriving at 190 St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Fort George is 6 miles. The road distance is 6.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Fort George without a car is to bus which takes 17 min and costs $2 - $7.

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The bus from 3 Av / E 97 St to Dyckman St/Sherman Av takes 17 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Manhattan to Fort George bus services, operated by MTA, depart from 3 Av / E 97 St station.

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Manhattan to Fort George train services, operated by MTA, depart from 86 St station.

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Manhattan to Fort George bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Dyckman St/Sherman Av station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Fort George.
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  • Distance: 5.5 miles
  • Duration: 17 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Fort George, NY, USA?

MTA operates a bus from 3 Av / E 97 St to Dyckman St/Sherman Av hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 17 min. Alternatively, MTA operates a vehicle from 86 St to 190 St hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 22 min.

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.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 86 St to 190 St
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 3 Av / E 97 St to Dyckman St/Sherman Av
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Fort George
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Manhattan to Fort George train services, operated by MTA, arrive at 190 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Fort George is 7 miles. It takes approximately 8 min to drive from Manhattan to Fort George.

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