There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Riverdale by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Riverdale Hudson

$4 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 99 St to Henry Hudson Pky E/W 252 St BxM2

$2 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Riverdale 9.9 miles

$55 - $65

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Riverdale 9.9 miles

$1 - $2

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Riverdale is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Riverdale is to taxi which costs $55 - $65 and takes 11 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Riverdale is 9 miles. The road distance is 9.9 miles.

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The train from Harlem-125th St. to Riverdale takes 17 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madison Av/E 99 St and arriving at Henry Hudson Pky E/W 252 St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Harlem-125th St. and arriving at Riverdale. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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

Metro-North Railroad (MNR) operates a train from Manhattan to Riverdale every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $14 and the journey takes 17 min. Alternatively, New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Manhattan to Riverdale hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 32 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Riverdale
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$6 - $8
Off-peak onboard
$12 - $14
Onboard
$9 - $14
At station
$4 - $10
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 99 St to Henry Hudson Pky E/W 252 St
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Riverdale
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$55 - $65
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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