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

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Subway  •  36 min

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to Church Av B

$3

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Bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the bus from 5 Av / W 54 St to Church Av / Ocean Pky Bm3 / ...

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Kensington 12.6 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Kensington 12.6 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manhattan to Kensington 12.6 miles

$40 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Kensington is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Kensington is to taxi which costs $65 - $85 and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 5 Av / W 54 St and arriving at Church Av / Ocean Pky. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 86 St and arriving at Church Av. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Kensington is 10 miles. The road distance is 12.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Kensington without a car is to subway which takes 36 min and costs $3.

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The subway from 86 St to Church Av takes 36 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Manhattan to Kensington bus services, operated by MTA, depart from 5 Av / W 54 St station.

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

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Kensington.
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  • Distance: 9.5 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Kensington, Kings County, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from 86 St to Church Av every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 36 min. Alternatively, MTA operates a bus from 5 Av / W 54 St to Church Av / Ocean Pky hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 54 min.

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.

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Website
mta.info
Subway from 86 St to Church Av
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus 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
Bus from 5 Av / W 54 St to Church Av / Ocean Pky
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Manhattan to Kensington
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $50
Car Seat
$55 - $65
UberX
$46 - $52
UberXL
$60 - $75
Black
$80 - $90
Black SUV
$120 - $140
Taxi from Manhattan to Kensington
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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Manhattan to Kensington bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Church Av / Ocean Pky station.

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Manhattan to Kensington train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Church Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Kensington is 13 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Manhattan to Kensington.

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There are 2200+ hotels available in Kensington. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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