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There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to White Plains by train, bus, subway, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125 St to White Plains

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madison Ave @ 99Th St to Central Ave @ Harding Ave

Line 4 subway, line 20 bus

  1. Take the line 4 subway from 86 St to Woodlawn
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Jerome Ave @ Bainbridge Ave to Ej Conroy Dr @ Main St

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to White Plains

Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to White Plains

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to White Plains is to bus which costs $3 and takes 1h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to White Plains is to taxi which costs $120 - $160 and takes 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madison Ave @ 99Th St and arriving at Central Ave @ Harding Ave. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Harlem-125 St and arriving at White Plains. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and White Plains is 20 miles. The road distance is 24.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to White Plains without a car is to train which takes 42 min and costs $8 - $20.

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The train from Harlem-125 St to White Plains takes 42 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Manhattan to White Plains bus services, operated by Westchester County Bee-Line System, depart from Madison Ave @ 99Th St station.

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Manhattan to White Plains train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from Harlem-125 St station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to White Plains is to train which takes 42 min and costs $8 - $20. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $3 and takes 1h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to White Plains.
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  • Distance: 20.4 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and White Plains, NY, USA?

Metro-North Railroad (MNR) operates a train from Harlem-125 St to White Plains every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $20 and the journey takes 42 min. Alternatively, Westchester County Bee-Line System operates a bus from Madison Ave @ 99Th St to Central Ave @ Harding Ave every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1h 2m.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125 St to White Plains
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $20
Schedules at
mta.info
At Station Off-Peak
$8 - $11
Onboard Off-Peak
$16
At Station Peak
$11 - $14
Onboard-Peak
$18 - $20
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 Woodlawn
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$3
Bus operators
Westchester County Bee-Line System
Phone
+1 914 995-2000
Website
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from Madison Ave @ 99Th St to Central Ave @ Harding Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Website
Westchester County Bee-Line System
All other routes
$3
BxM4C/Rte28 Westchester-Manhattan Express
$8
Bus from Jerome Ave @ Bainbridge Ave to Ej Conroy Dr @ Main St
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Westchester County Bee-Line System
All other routes
$3
BxM4C/Rte28 Westchester-Manhattan Express
$8
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to White Plains
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Manhattan to White Plains bus services, operated by Westchester County Bee-Line System, arrive at Central Ave @ Harding Ave station.

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Manhattan to White Plains train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at White Plains station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to White Plains is 24 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Manhattan to White Plains.

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