There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Howard Beach by bus, subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the bus from E 57 St/ 3 Av to Cross Bay Bl/159 Av Qm16 / ...

$2 - $7

4 alternative options

Subway  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the subway from 81 St - Museum of Natural History to Howard Beach - JFK Airport A

$3

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Howard Beach 13.7 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Howard Beach 13.7 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manhattan to Howard Beach 13.7 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Howard Beach is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Howard Beach is to taxi which costs $70 - $90 and takes 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from E 57 St/ 3 Av and arriving at Cross Bay Bl/159 Av. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Howard Beach is 11 miles. The road distance is 13.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Howard Beach without a car is to bus which takes 43 min and costs $2 - $7.

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The bus from E 57 St/ 3 Av to Cross Bay Bl/159 Av takes 43 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Manhattan to Howard Beach bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from E 57 St/ 3 Av station.

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Manhattan to Howard Beach bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Cross Bay Bl/159 Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Howard Beach is 14 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Manhattan to Howard Beach.

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There are 1684+ hotels available in Howard Beach. Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 11.1 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Howard Beach, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Manhattan to Howard Beach hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 43 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from E 57 St/ 3 Av to Cross Bay Bl/159 Av
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manhattan to Howard Beach
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$30 - $45
UberX
$35 - $50
Car Seat
$45 - $60
UberXL
$55 - $70
Black
$70 - $90
Black SUV
$90 - $120
Taxi from Manhattan to Howard Beach
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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