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

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Bus  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the bus from 3 Av/E 44 St to Tanger North Fork-Eastbound

$21 - $36

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Babylon Babylon / ...
  2. Take the bus from Patchogue LIRR to Riverhead County Center S66

$17 - $23

2 alternative options

Train  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Riverhead Ronkonkoma

$18 - $26

Drive  •  1h 34m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Riverhead 76.4 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Riverhead is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Riverhead is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Riverhead. However, there are services departing from 3 Av/E 44 St and arriving at Riverhead LIRR via Tanger Mall Drive. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 35m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Riverhead is 69 miles. The road distance is 76.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Riverhead without a car is to bus which takes 2h 35m and costs $21 - $40.

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It takes approximately 2h 35m to get from Manhattan to Riverhead, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Riverhead bus services, operated by Hampton Jitney Inc., depart from 3 Av/E 44 St station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Riverhead is to bus which takes 2h 35m and costs $21 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 39m.

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Manhattan to Riverhead bus services, operated by Hampton Jitney Inc., arrive at Tanger station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Riverhead is 76 miles. It takes approximately 1h 34m to drive from Manhattan to Riverhead.

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  • Distance: 69.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 35m

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

Hampton Jitney Inc. operates a bus from Manhattan to Riverhead every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 1h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manhattan to Riverhead via 34 St - Penn Station, Penn Station, and Ronkonkoma in around 3h 39m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
LIRR
Train from Ronkonkoma to Riverhead
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
LIRR
Train from Penn Station to Babylon
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from 3 Av/E 44 St to Tanger
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Online
$20 - $29
Onboard
$24 - $35
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Patchogue LIRR to Riverhead County Center
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org

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