There are 3 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 - $31

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Train  •  3h 56m

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

$16 - $24

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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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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Riverhead. However, there are services departing from 86 St and arriving at Riverhead via Penn Station and Ronkonkoma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 56m.

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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 $20 - $35.

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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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Manhattan to Riverhead train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Penn Station.

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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 3 Av/E 44 St to Tanger every 4 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $30 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 56m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$10 - $16
Train from Ronkonkoma to Riverhead
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$3 - $5
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
$18 - $30
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Prepaid Online Rate
$18 - $24
Onboard
$23 - $30

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Riverhead is to bus which takes 2h 35m and costs $20 - $35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $15 - $24 and takes 3h 56m.

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

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Manhattan to Riverhead train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Riverhead 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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There are 78+ hotels available in Riverhead. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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