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There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Staten Island by subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 4 subway, bus  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 4 subway from 86 St to Bowling Green 4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broadway/Morris St to Hylan Bl/Lindbergh Av Sim1c / ...

$5 - $10

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from 5 Av/E 55 St to Hylan Bl/Buffalo St Sim1c / ...

$2 - $7

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Staten Island 25.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Staten Island 25.2 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  35 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manhattan to Staten Island 25.2 miles

$60 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Staten Island is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Staten Island is to taxi which costs $130 - $160 and takes 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 5 Av/E 55 St and arriving at Hylan Bl/Buffalo St. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Staten Island is 18 miles. The road distance is 25.2 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 1 h 4 min and costs $4 - $10.

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

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Manhattan to Staten Island bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from 5 Av/E 55 St station.

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Manhattan to Staten Island bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Hylan Bl/Buffalo St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Staten Island is 25 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Manhattan to Staten Island.

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There are 465+ hotels available in Staten Island. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 17.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

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

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Manhattan to Staten Island every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Broadway/Morris St to Hylan Bl/Lindbergh Av
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from 5 Av/E 55 St to Hylan Bl/Buffalo St
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manhattan to Staten Island
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$60 - $80
UberX
$65 - $85
Car Seat
$75 - $100
UberXL
$100 - $130
Black
$120 - $160
Black SUV
$150 - $190
Taxi from Manhattan to Staten Island
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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