There are 6 ways to get from Queens to Manhattan by bus, subway, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the bus from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl to 6 Av/W 57 St Qm15

$2 - $7

5 alternative options

Subway  •  52 min

  1. Take the subway from Rockaway Blvd to 81 St - Museum of Natural History A

$3

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Queens to Manhattan 12.5 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Queens to Manhattan 12.5 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Queens to Manhattan 12.5 miles

$30 - $40

Walk  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Walk from Queens to Manhattan 12.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Queens to Manhattan is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Queens to Manhattan is to taxi which costs $65 - $85 and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl and arriving at 6 Av/W 57 St. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between Queens and Manhattan is 10 miles. The road distance is 12.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Queens to Manhattan without a car is to bus which takes 51 min and costs $2 - $7.

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The bus from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl to 6 Av/W 57 St takes 51 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Queens to Manhattan bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl station.

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Queens to Manhattan bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at 6 Av/W 57 St station.

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Map of how to get from Queens to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 9.8 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

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

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Queens to Manhattan hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 51 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl to 6 Av/W 57 St
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Queens to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$30 - $40
UberX
$30 - $45
Car Seat
$40 - $55
UberXL
$50 - $65
Black
$65 - $85
Black SUV
$85 - $110
Taxi from Queens to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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