There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Rockville Centre by train, bus, subway, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Rockville Centre Babylon

$9 - $12

Cheapest option

Subway, bus  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to Broadway Jct C / ...
  2. Take the bus from Van Sinderen Av/Fulton St to Archer Av/158 St Q24
  3. Take the bus from Archer Ave. & 158 St. to Merrick Rd + Davison Pl n4

$8 - $13

3 alternative options

Line 3506 bus, bus  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 3506 bus from New York, Ny to Hempstead, Ny 3506 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Rockville Centre LIRR n15 / ...

$12 - $22

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Rockville Centre 23.8 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Rockville Centre 23.8 miles

$2 - $4

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Rockville Centre, NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Manhattan to Rockville Centre every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to Rockville Centre via Hempstead, Ny and Hempstead Transit Center in around 1 h 37 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Hempstead, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Nassau Inter-County Express
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Rockville Centre LIRR
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Bus from Archer Ave. & 158 St. to Merrick Rd + Davison Pl
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Van Sinderen Av/Fulton St to Archer Av/158 St
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Rockville Centre
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Manhattan and Rockville Centre is 31 km. The road distance is 38 km.

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Rockville Centre is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Rockville Centre is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs $120 - $160.

No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Rockville Centre. However, there are services departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Rockville Centre LIRR via Hempstead Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 37 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to get from Manhattan to Rockville Centre, including transfers.