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

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Subway  •  42 min

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to Kings Hwy B

$3

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 13m

  1. Take the bus from 5 Av/W 52 St to Cropsey Av/Bay 52 St X28 / ...

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Gravesend 16 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Gravesend 16 miles

$1 - $3

Manhattan to Gravesend by subways

The subway journey time between Manhattan and Gravesend is around 43 min and covers a distance of around 14 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 42 min. Operated by MTA, the Manhattan to Gravesend subway service departs from 86 St and arrives in Kings Hwy. Typically 490 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
43 min
Fastest subway time:
42 min
Subways per week:
490
Cheapest price:
$3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
05:54
Last subway departs at:
21:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Gravesend subway schedules

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The social distance requirement in Gravesend is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Manhattan to Gravesend is to drive, which costs $1 - $3 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Gravesend is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 5 Av/W 52 St and arriving at Cropsey Av/Bay 52 St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 86 St and arriving at Kings Hwy. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Gravesend is 13 miles. The road distance is 16 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Gravesend without a car is to subway which takes 42 min and costs $3.

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The subway from 86 St to Kings Hwy takes 42 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Manhattan to Gravesend bus services, operated by MTA Bus Company, depart from 5 Av/W 52 St station.

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

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Manhattan to Gravesend bus services, operated by MTA Bus Company, arrive at Cropsey Av/Bay 52 St station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Gravesend.
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  • Distance: 12.9 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Gravesend, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from 86 St to Kings Hwy every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 42 min. Alternatively, MTA Bus Company operates a bus from 5 Av/W 52 St to Cropsey Av/Bay 52 St hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 1h 13m. MTA also services this route hourly.

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 Kings Hwy
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Bus from 5 Av/W 52 St to Cropsey Av/Bay 52 St
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
mta.info
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 5 Av / W 54 St to Ocean Av / Av U
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Gravesend
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Manhattan to Gravesend train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Kings Hwy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Gravesend is 16 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Manhattan to Gravesend.

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There are 973+ hotels available in Gravesend. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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