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There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Fort Lee by bus, subway, taxi or car

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Line 159 bus  •  10 min

  1. Take the line 159 bus from Anderson Ave At Park Ave to Main St At Center Ave 159

$1 - $4

4 alternative options

Subway  •  26 min

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to 175 St A

$4 - $7

Line 158 bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the line 158 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Main St At Martha Washington Way 156 / ...

$4 - $7

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Fort Lee 7.7 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  9 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Fort Lee 7.7 miles

$1 - $2

Manhattan to Fort Lee by bus

The bus journey time between Manhattan and Fort Lee is around 11 min and covers a distance of around 3 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 8 min. Operated by NJ Transit, the Manhattan to Fort Lee bus service departs from Anderson Ave At Park Ave and arrives in Main St At Center Ave. Typically 327 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Fort Lee bus schedules

Manhattan → Fort Lee
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Fort Lee is 800-232-4636.

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The most affordable way to get from Manhattan to Fort Lee is to drive, which costs $1 - $2 and takes 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Fort Lee is to taxi which costs $40 - $55 and takes 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Anderson Ave At Park Ave and arriving at Main St At Center Ave. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Fort Lee is 5 miles. The road distance is 7.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Fort Lee without a car is to line 159 bus which takes 10 min and costs $1 - $4.

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The line 159 bus from Anderson Ave At Park Ave to Main St At Center Ave takes 10 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Manhattan to Fort Lee bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Anderson Ave At Park Ave station.

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Manhattan to Fort Lee bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Main St At Center Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Fort Lee is 8 miles. It takes approximately 9 min to drive from Manhattan to Fort Lee.

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There are 4065+ hotels available in Fort Lee. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 4.7 miles
  • Duration: 10 min

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

NJ Transit operates a bus from Anderson Ave At Park Ave to Main St At Center Ave every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 10 min. Alternatively, MTA operates a vehicle from 86 St to 175 St hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 19 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 175 St
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Anderson Ave At Park Ave to Main St At Center Ave
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$1 - $4
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Main St At Martha Washington Way
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$2 - $4
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Fort Lee
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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