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There are 9 ways to get from Manhattan to Manchester-by-the-Sea by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from North Station to Manchester Newburyport/Rockport Line

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Bus, train  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from New York City to Boston 2610 / ...
  2. Take the train from North Station to Manchester Newburyport/Rockport Line

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Bus  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA Peter Pan / ...

Drive  •  4h 22m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Manchester-by-the-Sea 238.5 miles

Fly New York La Guardia to Boston, train  •  4h 49m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS
  2. Take the train from North Station to Manchester

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Boston, train  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the subway from 7 Av to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS
  3. Take the train from North Station to Manchester

Train to Newark, fly to Boston, train  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  3. Take the train from North Station to Manchester

Fly Newark to Providence, train  •  6h 56m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD) EWR - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence to Back Bay
  3. Take the train from North Station to Manchester

Fly Newark to Manchester, bus, train  •  6h 53m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Manchester (MHT) EWR - MHT
  2. Take the bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston South Buses
  3. Take the train from North Station to Manchester

Manhattan to Manchester-by-the-Sea by train and subway

The journey time between Manhattan and Manchester-by-the-Sea is around 6h 31m and covers a distance of around 257 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 24m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 55m. Operated by Amtrak Acela Express, Amtrak Northeast Regional and MBTA, the Manhattan to Manchester-by-the-Sea service departs from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and arrives in Manchester. Typically 70 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 7m
Layover time:
1h 24m
Total time:
6h 31m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 55m
Journey distance:
257 miles
Services per week:
70
Cheapest price:
$22
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
02:40
Last service departs at:
21:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Manchester-by-the-Sea train and subway schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Manchester-by-the-Sea is to bus and train which costs $13 - $30 and takes 6h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Manchester-by-the-Sea is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan station to Manchester-by-the-Sea. However, there are services departing from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and arriving at Manchester via Back Bay and North Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 43m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Manchester-by-the-Sea is 208 miles. The road distance is 238.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Manchester-by-the-Sea without a car is to train which takes 5h 43m and costs $21 - $270.

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It takes approximately 5h 43m to get from Manhattan to Manchester-by-the-Sea, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Manchester-by-the-Sea train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Manchester-by-the-Sea is to train which takes 5h 43m and costs $21 - $270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $27 - $70 and takes 7h 44m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 2m.

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Manhattan to Manchester-by-the-Sea train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Manchester station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Manchester-by-the-Sea.
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  • Distance: 207.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 43m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA, USA?

You can take a train from Manhattan to Manchester-by-the-Sea via Boston, Back Bay, North Station, and North Station in around 5h 43m. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4h 20m. Greyhound USA also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $310
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $290
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $280
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Train operators
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$35 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$65 - $230
Business Seat - Adult
$75 - $250
First Class - Child 2-12
$100 - $200
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$190 - $350
First Class - Adult
$210 - $390
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$16 - $45
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$28 - $85
Business Seat - Adult
$30 - $90
First Class - Child 2-12
$55 - $90
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$100 - $160
First Class - Adult
$110 - $180
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from North Station to Manchester
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$0 - $10
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$7 - $10
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $13
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$10 - $13
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 7 Av to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York City to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
peterpanbus.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 to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
webstore.bostonexpressbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Manchester-by-the-Sea is 239 miles. It takes approximately 4h 22m to drive from Manhattan to Manchester-by-the-Sea.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport.

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