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There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Staten Island by subway, bus, taxi or car

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Line 4 subway, bus

  1. Take the line 4 subway from 86 St to Wall St
  2. Take the bus from Broadway/Rector St to Hylan Bl/Montreal Av

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from 5 Av/E 55 St to Hylan Bl/Montreal Av

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Staten Island

Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Staten Island

Manhattan to Staten Island by subway and bus

The journey time between Manhattan and Staten Island is around 1h 4m and covers a distance of around 22 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 7 min. Operated by MTA and MTA Bus Company, the Manhattan to Staten Island service departs from 86 St and arrives in Hylan Bl/Montreal Av. Typically 647 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

647 Weekly Services
1h 4m Average Duration
$5 Cheapest Price
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Manhattan → Staten Island
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  • Face masks are recommended
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  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Staten Island is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Staten Island is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Staten Island is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Staten Island is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Staten Island is to taxi which costs $130 - $160 and takes 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 5 Av/E 55 St and arriving at Hylan Bl/Montreal Av. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 10m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Staten Island is 18 miles. The road distance is 25.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Staten Island without a car is to line 4 subway and bus which takes 1h 4m and costs $5 - $10.

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It takes approximately 1h 4m to get from Manhattan to Staten Island, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Staten Island bus services, operated by MTA Bus Company, depart from 5 Av/E 55 St station.

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Manhattan to Staten Island bus services, operated by MTA Bus Company, arrive at Hylan Bl/Montreal Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Staten Island is 25 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Manhattan to Staten Island.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Staten Island.
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  • Distance: 17.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 4m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Staten Island, NY, USA?

MTA Bus Company operates a bus from 5 Av/E 55 St to Hylan Bl/Montreal Av every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1h 10m. Academy Bus also services this route every 2 hours.

Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 86 St to Wall St
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Bus operators
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Bus from Broadway/Rector St to Hylan Bl/Montreal Av
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
new.mta.info
Bus from 5 Av/E 55 St to Hylan Bl/Montreal Av
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
new.mta.info
Academy Bus
Phone
+1 201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 5th Ave & 59th St to Staten Island, NY - Arden @ Drumgoole
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
academybus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Staten Island
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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