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

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Line 2 subway  •  47 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from 96 St to Nereid Av 2

$3

3 alternative options

Bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 84 St to White Plains Rd/E 232 St BxM11

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Wakefield 12.3 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Wakefield 12.3 miles

$1 - $2

Manhattan to Wakefield by subway

The subway journey time between Manhattan and Wakefield is around 43 min and covers a distance of around 11 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 39 min. Operated by MTA, the Manhattan to Wakefield subway service departs from 96 St and arrives in Nereid Av. Typically 1182 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
43 min
Fastest subway time:
39 min
Subway distance:
11 miles
Subways per week:
1182
Cheapest price:
$3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:04
Last subway departs at:
23:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Wakefield subway schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Wakefield is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Wakefield is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Wakefield is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 22 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Wakefield is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Wakefield is to taxi which costs $65 - $80 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madison Av/E 84 St and arriving at White Plains Rd/E 232 St. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 96 St and arriving at Nereid Av. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Wakefield is 10 miles. The road distance is 12.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Wakefield without a car is to line 2 subway which takes 47 min and costs $3.

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The line 2 subway from 96 St to Nereid Av takes 47 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Manhattan to Wakefield bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Madison Av/E 84 St station.

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Manhattan to Wakefield train services, operated by MTA, depart from 96 St station.

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Manhattan to Wakefield bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at White Plains Rd/E 232 St station.

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  • Distance: 10 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Wakefield, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from 96 St to Nereid Av every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 47 min. Alternatively, MTA operates a bus from Madison Av/E 84 St to White Plains Rd/E 232 St every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 48 min.

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 96 St to Nereid Av
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus 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
Bus from Madison Av/E 84 St to White Plains Rd/E 232 St
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Wakefield
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Manhattan to Wakefield train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Nereid Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Wakefield is 12 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Manhattan to Wakefield.

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