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

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Train  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Long Beach Long Beach

$10 - $13

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Bus  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the bus from E 57 St/ 3 Av to Beach 19 St/Seagirt Bl Qm17
  2. Take the bus from Seagirt Blvd + B 19th St to Long Beach LIRR Station n33

$6 - $10

3 alternative options

Subway, bus  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to Far Rockaway - Mott Av A
  2. Take the bus from B 21St St. & Mott Ave. to Long Beach LIRR Station n33

$6

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Long Beach 27.7 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Long Beach 27.7 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Long Beach is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Long Beach is to taxi which costs $140 - $180 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Long Beach station. However, there are services departing from E 57 St/ 3 Av and arriving at Long Beach LIRR Station via Seagirt Blvd + B 19th St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Long Beach. However, there are services departing from 86 St and arriving at Long Beach via Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 34m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Long Beach is 21 miles. The road distance is 27.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Long Beach without a car is to train which takes 1h 34m and costs $9 - $13.

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It takes approximately 1h 34m to get from Manhattan to Long Beach, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Long Beach bus services, operated by MTA, depart from E 57 St/ 3 Av station.

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Manhattan to Long Beach train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Long Beach is to train which takes 1h 34m and costs $9 - $13. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $5 - $10 and takes 2h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Long Beach.
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  • Distance: 21.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 34m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Long Beach, NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Penn Station to Long Beach hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to Long Beach via Beach 19 St/Seagirt Bl and Seagirt Blvd + B 19th St in around 2h 3m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$7 - $10
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 86 St to Far Rockaway - Mott Av
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 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 E 57 St/ 3 Av to Beach 19 St/Seagirt Bl
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Seagirt Blvd + B 19th St to Long Beach LIRR Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
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Bus from B 21St St. & Mott Ave. to Long Beach LIRR Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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Manhattan to Long Beach bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, arrive at Long Beach LIRR Station.

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Manhattan to Long Beach train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Long Beach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Long Beach is 28 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Manhattan to Long Beach.

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