There are 6 ways to get from Manhattan to Rikers Island by bus, subway, taxi, car, towncar or foot
What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Rikers Island, NY, USA?
New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Manhattan to Rikers Island every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 25 min.
Subway from 5 Av/59 St to Queensboro Plaza
- Ave. Duration
- 6 min
- Every 5 minutes
- Estimated price
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Questions & Answers
The distance between Manhattan and Rikers Island is 7 km. The road distance is 15 km.
The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Rikers Island is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 15 min.
The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Rikers Island is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs $50 - $65.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Jackson Av/42 Rd and arriving at Rikers Island Rdy/Rikers Island. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.
The bus from Jackson Av/42 Rd to Rikers Island Rdy/Rikers Island takes 25 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.