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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the bus from 3 Av/E 87 St to City Island Av / Cross St BxM8

$2 - $7

4 alternative options

Bus via Amedola Pl/Wilkinson Av  •  52 min

  1. Take the bus from 3 Av/E 87 St to Amedola Pl/Wilkinson Av BxM8
  2. Take the bus from Bruckner Bl/Wilkinson Av to Orchard Beach Cir/City Island Rd Bx29

$5 - $14

Line 6 subway, bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the line 6 subway from 86 St to Pelham Bay Park 6 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bruckner Bl/Wilkinson Av to Orchard Beach Cir/City Island Rd Bx29

$5 - $10

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Orchard Beach 13.6 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Orchard Beach 13.6 miles

$1 - $2

Manhattan to Orchard Beach by bus

The bus journey time between Manhattan and Orchard Beach is around 49 min and covers a distance of around 13 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 49 min. Operated by MTA, the Manhattan to Orchard Beach bus service departs from 3 Av/E 87 St and arrives in City Island Av / Cross St. Typically 10 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
49 min
Fastest bus time:
49 min
Buses per week:
10
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
17:21
Last bus departs at:
17:49

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Orchard Beach bus schedules

Manhattan → Orchard Beach
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Orchard Beach is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Orchard Beach is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Orchard Beach is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Orchard Beach is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Orchard Beach is to taxi which costs $70 - $90 and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 3 Av/E 87 St and arriving at City Island Av / Cross St. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

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It is 11 miles from Manhattan to Orchard Beach. It is approximately 13.6 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Orchard Beach without a car is to bus which takes 49 min and costs $2 - $7.

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The bus from 3 Av/E 87 St to City Island Av / Cross St takes 49 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Manhattan to Orchard Beach bus services, operated by MTA, depart from 3 Av/E 87 St station.

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Manhattan to Orchard Beach bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at City Island Av / Cross St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Orchard Beach is 14 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Manhattan to Orchard Beach.

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There are 863+ hotels available in Orchard Beach. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 10.8 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

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

MTA operates a bus from 3 Av/E 87 St to City Island Av / Cross St once daily. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 49 min.

Train 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
Subway from 86 St to Pelham Bay Park
Ave. Duration
37 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 3 Av/E 87 St to City Island Av / Cross St
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from 3 Av/E 87 St to Amedola Pl/Wilkinson Av
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Bus from Bruckner Bl/Wilkinson Av to Orchard Beach Cir/City Island Rd
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Orchard Beach
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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