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

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Train  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Rockville Centre Babylon

$12 - $15

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Subway, train  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to 34 St - Penn Station C / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Oceanside Long Beach

$9 - $12

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Bus  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the bus from E 60 St/2 Av to Queens Bl/Main St Q60
  2. Take the bus from Archer Ave. & 158 St. to Merrick Rd + Park Ave n4 / ...

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Oceanside 25.4 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Oceanside 25.4 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Oceanside is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Oceanside is to taxi which costs $130 - $170 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Oceanside. However, there are services departing from E 60 St/2 Av and arriving at Long Beach Rd + Atlantic Ave via Queens Bl/Main St, Archer Ave. & 158 St. and Merrick Rd + Park Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Oceanside. However, there are services departing from 86 St and arriving at Oceanside via Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 32m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Oceanside is 20 miles. The road distance is 25.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Oceanside without a car is to train which takes 1h 31m and costs $11 - $15.

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It takes approximately 1h 31m to get from Manhattan to Oceanside, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Oceanside bus services, operated by MTA, depart from E 60 St/2 Av station.

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Manhattan to Oceanside train services, operated by MTA, depart from 86 St station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Oceanside.
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  • Distance: 19.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 31m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Oceanside, NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Penn Station to Rockville Centre hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to Oceanside via Queens Bl/Main St, Archer Av/158 St, Archer Ave. & 158 St., and Merrick Rd + Park Ave in around 2h 30m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Rockville Centre
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
LIRR
Train from Penn Station to Oceanside
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
LIRR
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 34 St - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
9 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 E 60 St/2 Av to Queens Bl/Main St
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Archer Ave. & 158 St. to Merrick Rd + Park Ave
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
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Taxi from Manhattan to Oceanside
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Oceanside is to train which takes 1h 31m and costs $11 - $15. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $8 - $13 and takes 2h 30m.

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Manhattan to Oceanside bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, arrive at Merrick Rd + Park Ave station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Oceanside is 25 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Manhattan to Oceanside.

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There are 254+ hotels available in Oceanside. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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