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Train, line 12 bus  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to White Plains Harlem
  2. Take the line 12 bus from White Plains Bus Terminal Lane B to Purchase St @ Anderson Hill Rd 12

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Bus  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Madison Ave @ 84Th St to Central Ave @ Harding Ave BxM4C / ...

$8 - $12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Purchase 27.4 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Purchase 27.4 miles

$2 - $4

Manhattan to Purchase by train and bus

The journey time between Manhattan and Purchase is around 1h 10m and covers a distance of around 26 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 53 min. Operated by MTA Bus Company and Westchester County Bee-Line System, the Manhattan to Purchase service departs from Harlem-125th St. and arrives in Purchase St @ Anderson Hill Rd. Typically 72 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 10m
Fastest journey time:
53 min
Services per week:
72
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:30
Last service departs at:
17:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Purchase train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Manhattan → Purchase
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  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Purchase is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Purchase is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Purchase is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Purchase is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 32 min.

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The fastest way to get from Manhattan to Purchase is to taxi which takes 32 min and costs $140 - $180.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Purchase. However, there are services departing from Madison Ave @ 84Th St and arriving at Purchase St @ Anderson Hill Rd via Central Ave @ Harding Ave and Main St @ S Broadway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 28m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Purchase is 22 miles. The road distance is 27.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Purchase without a car is to train and line 12 bus which takes 2h 5m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 5m to get from Manhattan to Purchase, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Purchase bus services, operated by Westchester County Bee-Line System, depart from Madison Ave @ 84Th St station.

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Manhattan to Purchase bus services, operated by Westchester County Bee-Line System, arrive at Central Ave @ Harding Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Purchase is 27 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Manhattan to Purchase.

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  • Distance: 22.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 5m

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

Westchester County Bee-Line System operates a bus from Madison Ave @ 84Th St to Central Ave @ Harding Ave every 2 hours. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1h 3m.

Train operators
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to White Plains
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Westchester County Bee-Line System
Phone
+1 914 995-2000
Website
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from White Plains Bus Terminal Lane B to Purchase St @ Anderson Hill Rd
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
All other routes
$3
BxM4C/Rte28 Westchester-Manhattan Express
$8
Bus from Madison Ave @ 84Th St to Central Ave @ Harding Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
All other routes
$3
BxM4C/Rte28 Westchester-Manhattan Express
$8
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Purchase
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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