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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

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  •  48 min

  1. Take the subway from 59 St - Columbus Circle 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

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
POOL
$30 - $45
uberX + Car Seat
$45 - $65
uberX
$40 - $50
uberXL
$50 - $70
UberBLACK
$65 - $90
SUV
$85 - $110
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Manhattan and Howard Beach is 18 km. The road distance is 22 km.

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

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

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.

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