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There are 6 ways to get from Manhattan to The Watermill Center by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the bus from 40th & Lex to Watermill Montauk-Eastbound / ...

$21 - $35

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Bus via 77th St & Lex  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the bus from 77th St & Lex to Watermill Montauk-Eastbound / ...

$21 - $35

Train  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Southampton Montauk

$36 - $85

Bus via 85th St. & Lex  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the bus from 85th St. & Lex to Water Mill Hampton-Eastbound

$50 - $65

Drive  •  1h 52m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to The Watermill Center 97.7 miles

$9 - $14

Fly  •  2h 18m

  1. Fly from New York Skyports Seaplane Base (NYS) to East Hampton (HTO) NYS - HTO

$113 - $228

Manhattan to The Watermill Center by bus and walk

The journey time between Manhattan and The Watermill Center is around 2h 14m and covers a distance of around 94 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 5m. Operated by Hampton Jitney Inc., the Manhattan to The Watermill Center service departs from 40th & Lex and arrives in The Watermill Center. Typically 89 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 14m
Fastest journey time:
2h 5m
Journey distance:
94 miles
Services per week:
89
Cheapest price:
$21
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:00
Last service departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to The Watermill Center bus and walk schedules

Manhattan → The Watermill Center
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in The Watermill Center is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in The Watermill Center is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to The Watermill Center is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to The Watermill Center is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 40th & Lex and arriving at Watermill. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 20m.

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The distance between Manhattan and The Watermill Center is 85 miles. The road distance is 97.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to The Watermill Center without a car is to bus which takes 2h 36m and costs $21 - $35.

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The bus from 40th & Lex to Watermill takes 2h 20m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Manhattan to The Watermill Center bus services, operated by Hampton Jitney Inc., depart from 40th & Lex station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to The Watermill Center is to bus which takes 2h 36m and costs $21 - $35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $85 and takes 3h 21m, you could also fly, which costs $110 - $230 and takes 2h 18m.

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The quickest flight from New York Skyports Seaplane Base Airport to East Hampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Manhattan to The Watermill Center bus services, operated by Hampton Jitney Inc., arrive at Watermill station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to The Watermill Center.
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  • Distance: 84.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 36m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and The Watermill Center, NY, USA?

Hampton Jitney Inc. operates a bus from 40th & Lex to Watermill every 2 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 2h 20m. Alternatively, Long Island Rail Road operates a train from New York Penn Station to Southampton 3 times a week. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 1h 53m.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from New York Skyports Seaplane Base to East Hampton
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$15 - $21
Peak
$16 - $26
Bus operators
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from 40th & Lex to Watermill
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Prepaid Online Rate
$21 - $28
Onboard
$26 - $35
Bus from 77th St & Lex to Watermill
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Prepaid Online Rate
$21 - $28
Onboard
$26 - $35
Hampton Ambassador
Phone
631.283.4676
Website
hamptonambassador.com
Bus from 85th St. & Lex to Water Mill
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
hamptonambassador.com
Prepaid
$52 - $56
Onboard
$58 - $62

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to The Watermill Center is 98 miles. It takes approximately 1h 52m to drive from Manhattan to The Watermill Center.

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Southern Airways Express offers flights from New York Skyports Seaplane Base Airport to East Hampton Airport.

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There are 72+ hotels available in The Watermill Center. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to New York Skyports Seaplane Base Airport is to ferry which takes 23 min and costs $3.

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