There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Lamont–Doherty Earth Observatory by bus, subway, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palisades Route 9 Northbound

$6 - $10

3 alternative options

Subway, bus  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to 175 St A
  2. Take the bus from George Washington Bridge Bus Station to Palisades Route 9 Northbound

$8 - $11

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Lamont–Doherty Earth Observatory 19.6 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Lamont–Doherty Earth Observatory 19.6 miles

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Lamont–Doherty Earth Observatory is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Lamont–Doherty Earth Observatory is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Palisades. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Lamont–Doherty Earth Observatory is 16 miles. The road distance is 19.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Lamont–Doherty Earth Observatory without a car is to bus which takes 1h 11m and costs $6 - $10.

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The bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palisades takes 46 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Manhattan to Lamont–Doherty Earth Observatory bus services, operated by Rockland Coaches, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Manhattan to Lamont–Doherty Earth Observatory bus services, operated by Rockland Coaches, arrive at Palisades station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Lamont–Doherty Earth Observatory is 20 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Manhattan to Lamont–Doherty Earth Observatory.

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  • Distance: 15.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 11m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Lamont–Doherty Earth Observatory, NY, USA?

Rockland Coaches operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palisades hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 46 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 175 St
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Rockland Coaches
Phone
+1 (201) 263-1254
Email
Rockland@coahusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palisades
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from George Washington Bridge Bus Station to Palisades
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
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Taxi from Manhattan to Lamont–Doherty Earth Observatory
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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