There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal by subway, taxi, towncar or foot

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Subway  •  8 min

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal C / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal 2.9 miles

$18 - $22

Uber  •  5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal 2.9 miles

$15 - $18

Walk  •  49 min

  1. Walk from Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal 2.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal is to subway which costs $3 and takes 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal is to taxi which costs $18 - $22 and takes 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 86 St and arriving at 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Port Authority Bus Terminal is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal without a car is to subway which takes 8 min and costs $3.

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The subway from 86 St to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal takes 8 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal train services, operated by MTA, depart from 86 St station.

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Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal train services, operated by MTA, arrive at 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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There are 2270+ hotels available in Port Authority Bus Terminal. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal.
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  • Distance: 2.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Port Authority Bus Terminal, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from 86 St to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 8 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 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$15 - $18
Car Seat
$27 - $31
UberX
$15 - $18
UberXL
$25 - $29
Black
$33 - $38
Black SUV
$50 - $60
Taxi from Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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