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There are 6 ways to get from Manhattan to New York by bus, subway, ferry, taxi, towncar or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  10m

  1. Take the bus from 5 Av/W 58 St to 5 Av/W 41 St Q32 / ...

$1 - $60

5 alternative options

Subway  •  15m

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to W 4 St C / ...

$3

Ferry  •  15m

  1. Take the ferry from East 90th St to East 34th Street Sv

$2 - $4

Taxi  •  10m

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to New York 4.7 miles

$27 - $35

Uber  •  10m

  1. Take an Uber from Manhattan to New York 4.7 miles

$20 - $24

Walk  •  1h 26m

  1. Walk from Manhattan to New York 4.5 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to New York is to subway which costs $3 and takes 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to New York is to bus which costs $1 - $60 and takes 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 5 Av/W 58 St and arriving at 5 Av/W 41 St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from East 90th St and arriving at East 34th Street. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15m.

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The distance between Manhattan and New York is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Manhattan to New York without a car is to bus which takes 10m and costs $1 - $60.

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The bus from 5 Av/W 58 St to 5 Av/W 41 St takes 10m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Manhattan to New York bus services, operated by MTA, depart from 5 Av/W 58 St station.

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Manhattan to New York bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at 5 Av/W 41 St station.

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There are 2005+ hotels available in New York. Prices start at $112 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to New York.
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  • Distance: 4 miles
  • Duration: 10m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and New York, NY, USA?

MTA operates a bus from Manhattan to New York every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 10m. Eight other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from 5 Av/W 58 St to 5 Av/W 41 St
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Jitney Buses of New Jersey
Website
jerseyjitneys.info
Bus from Guttenberg to 40th St & 7th Ave
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
jerseyjitneys.info
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from 59th & Lex to 40th & Lex
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Prepaid Online Rate
$8 - $11
Onboard
$12 - $16
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 59th St-Lexington btwn 58th & 59th St to 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Book at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Westchester County Bee-Line System
Phone
+1 914 995-2000
Website
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from 5Th Ave @ 85Th St to 23Rd St @ 5Th Ave
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
All other routes
$3
BxM4C/Rte28 Westchester-Manhattan Express
$8
Hampton Ambassador
Phone
631.283.4676
Website
hamptonambassador.com
Bus from 59th & Lex to 40th & Lex
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
hamptonambassador.com
Book at
hamptonambassador.com
Prepay
$45
Onboard
$50
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave to 3 Av & 42 St
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com
Martz Trailways
Phone
+1 570 821-3838
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from New York Express/ Madison Avenue, NY to New York Express/ P.A.B.T., NY
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Ferry operators
NYC Ferry
Phone
1-844-4NY-FERRY
Email
help@ferry.nyc
Website
ferry.nyc
Ferry from East 90th St to East 34th Street
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
ferry.nyc
Adult
$3
Adult and Bike
$4
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manhattan to New York
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$20 - $24
Car Seat
$33 - $37
UberX
$21 - $24
UberXL
$32 - $37
Black
$42 - $48
Black SUV
$60 - $75
Taxi from Manhattan to New York
Ave. Duration
10m
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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