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

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Subway  •  15 min

  1. Take the subway from 81 St - Museum of Natural History to Broadway-Lafayette St B

$3

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Bus  •  19 min

  1. Take the bus from 5 Av/W 56 St to Broadway/Lispenard St BxM18

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Little Italy 6.4 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Little Italy 6.4 miles

$1

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manhattan to Little Italy 6.4 miles

$25 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Little Italy is to drive which costs $1 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Little Italy is to taxi which costs $35 - $45 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 5 Av/W 56 St and arriving at Broadway/Lispenard St. Services depart five times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 81 St - Museum of Natural History and arriving at Broadway-Lafayette St. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Little Italy is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Little Italy without a car is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $3.

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The subway from 81 St - Museum of Natural History to Broadway-Lafayette St takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Manhattan to Little Italy bus services, operated by MTA, depart from 5 Av/W 56 St station.

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Manhattan to Little Italy train services, operated by MTA, depart from 81 St - Museum of Natural History station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Little Italy.
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  • Distance: 4.6 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Little Italy, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from 81 St - Museum of Natural History to Broadway-Lafayette St every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, MTA operates a bus from 5 Av/W 56 St to Broadway/Lispenard St 5 times a day. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 19 min.

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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 81 St - Museum of Natural History to Broadway-Lafayette St
Ave. Duration
15 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 56 St to Broadway/Lispenard St
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Manhattan to Little Italy
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$25 - $30
Car Seat
$39 - $43
UberX
$27 - $30
UberXL
$39 - $44
Black
$50 - $60
Black SUV
$75 - $85
Taxi from Manhattan to Little Italy
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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Manhattan to Little Italy bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Broadway/Lispenard St station.

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Manhattan to Little Italy train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Broadway-Lafayette St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Little Italy is 6 miles. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from Manhattan to Little Italy.

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