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There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Garden City by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Mineola

Subway, bus

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Parsons Blvd
  2. Take the bus from Jamaica Bus Term to Mineola Bus Term

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Garden City

Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Garden City

Manhattan to Garden City by train

The train journey time between Manhattan and Garden City is around 37 min and covers a distance of around 21 miles. The fastest train normally takes 32 min. Operated by Long Island Rail Road, the Manhattan to Garden City train service departs from New York Penn Station and arrives in Mineola. Typically 278 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
37 min
Fastest train time:
32 min
Train distance:
21 miles
Trains per week:
278
Cheapest price:
$5
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:14
Last train departs at:
23:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Garden City train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Garden City is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Garden City is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Mineola. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Garden City is 18 miles. The road distance is 23.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Garden City without a car is to train which takes 38 min and costs $5 - $14.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Mineola takes 38 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Manhattan to Garden City train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from New York Penn Station.

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Manhattan to Garden City train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Mineola station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Garden City is 23 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Manhattan to Garden City.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Garden City.
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  • Distance: 17.9 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Garden City, NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from New York Penn Station to Mineola every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $14 and the journey takes 38 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Mineola
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$8 - $11
Peak
$5 - $14
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 Lexington Av/63 St to Parsons Blvd
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Bus operators
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516-336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Jamaica Bus Term to Mineola Bus Term
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Garden City
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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