There are 10 ways to get from Manhattan to Howard University by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  3h 49m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Acela / ...

$41 - $207

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Bus via Washington DC  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the bus from 300 W 31st St, NYC to Washington DC FlixBus

$11 - $23

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Bus  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc 2909 / ...

$31 - $45

Drive  •  4h 4m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Howard University 231.1 miles

$22 - $35

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA

$102 - $464

Subway, train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to 34 St - Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$131 - $497

Subway, train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3h 49m

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to 34 St - Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA

$109 - $568

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Washington Dulles  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Washington Dulles (IAD) LGA - IAD

$135 - $421

Train to Newark, fly to Washington Dulles  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD

$129 - $504

Train to White Plains, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to White Plains
  2. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Reagan Washington (DCA) HPN - DCA

$213 - $234

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Howard University is to bus via Washington DC which costs $11 - $23 and takes 4h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Howard University is to subway and fly which costs $100 - $470 and takes 3h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Howard University. However, there are services departing from 300 W 31st St, NYC and arriving at Georgia Ave & Barry Pl via 7Th St Nw & F St Nw. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Howard University station. However, there are services departing from 86 St and arriving at SHAW station via New York Penn Station, UNION STATION station and GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 49m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Howard University is 208 miles. The road distance is 231.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Howard University without a car is to train which takes 3h 49m and costs $40 - $210.

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It takes approximately 3h 49m to get from Manhattan to Howard University, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Howard University bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from 300 W 31st St, NYC station.

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Manhattan to Howard University train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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

Amtrak operates a train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2h 54m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Flixbus USA operates a bus from 300 W 31st St, NYC to Washington DC hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $18 and the journey takes 4h 15m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Syracuse
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from White Plains to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $200
First Class
$190 - $330
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 Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 86 St to 34 St - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to White Plains
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$16
Rail Peak-At station
$8 - $12
Onboard-Peak
$12 - $17
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from 300 W 31st St, NYC to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Howard University is to train which takes 3h 49m and costs $40 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus via Washington DC, which costs $11 - $23 and takes 4h 46m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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Manhattan to Howard University bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Washington DC station.

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Manhattan to Howard University train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Howard University is 231 miles. It takes approximately 4h 4m to drive from Manhattan to Howard University.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 913+ hotels available in Howard University. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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