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There are 3 ways to get from Manhattan to Wantagh by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central Terminal to Wantagh Babylon Branch

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Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Wantagh 33.7 miles

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Wantagh 33.7 miles

Manhattan to Wantagh by train

156 Weekly Trains
53 min Average Duration
$3 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Wantagh is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 40 min.

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The fastest way to get from Manhattan to Wantagh is to taxi which takes 40 min and costs $170 - $220.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Grand Central Terminal and arriving at Wantagh. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Wantagh is 25 miles. The road distance is 33.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Wantagh without a car is to train which takes 53 min and costs $3 - $16.

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The train from Grand Central Terminal to Wantagh takes 53 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Manhattan to Wantagh train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Grand Central Terminal station.

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Manhattan to Wantagh train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Wantagh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Wantagh is 34 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Manhattan to Wantagh.

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  • Distance: 25 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

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

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Grand Central Terminal to Wantagh hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $16 and the journey takes 53 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1-718-217-5477
Website
new.mta.info
Train from Grand Central Terminal to Wantagh
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $16
Website
https://new.mta.info/agency/long-island-rail-road
Schedules at
https://new.mta.info/agency/long-island-rail-road/timetables
Peak
$3 - $16
Off-Peak
$8 - $12
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Wantagh
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$170 - $220
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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