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

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Line 158 bus  •  15 min

  1. Take the line 158 bus from River Rd 618' N Of Ferry Rd. to Main St At Martha Washington Way 158 / ...

$1 - $5

3 alternative options

Subway  •  38 min

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

$4 - $8

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Fort Lee 7.8 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  9 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Fort Lee 7.8 miles

$1 - $2

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The cheapest 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 River Rd 618' N Of Ferry Rd. and arriving at Main St At Martha Washington Way. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Fort Lee is 5 miles. The road distance is 7.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Fort Lee without a car is to line 158 bus which takes 15 min and costs $1 - $5.

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The line 158 bus from River Rd 618' N Of Ferry Rd. to Main St At Martha Washington Way takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Manhattan to Fort Lee bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from River Rd 618' N Of Ferry Rd. station.

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Manhattan to Fort Lee bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Main St At Martha Washington Way 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 2238+ hotels available in Fort Lee. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 4.7 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

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

NJ Transit operates a bus from River Rd 618' N Of Ferry Rd. to Main St At Martha Washington Way every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, MTA operates a vehicle from 86 St to 175 St every 30 minutes. 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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from River Rd 618' N Of Ferry Rd. to Main St At Martha Washington Way
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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