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

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Recommended option

Train  •  44m

  1. Take the train from Rockville Centre to Penn Station Babylon

$9 - $11

Cheapest option

Bus, subway  •  1h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Merrick Rd. & Morris Ave to Archer Ave + Parsons Blvd n4
  2. Take the subway from Jamaica Center - Parsons/Archer to 50 St E

$6

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Merrick Rd. & Morris Ave to Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd n4
  2. Take the bus from Merrick Bl/Archer Av to Main St/60 Av
  3. Take the bus from JFK Airport Connection to 3 Av & E 86 St

$25 - $70

Taxi  •  31m

  1. Take a taxi from Rockville Centre to Manhattan 24.1 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  31m

  1. Drive from Rockville Centre to Manhattan 24.1 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Rockville Centre to Manhattan is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Rockville Centre to Manhattan is to taxi which costs $120 - $160 and takes 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rockville Centre to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from Merrick Rd. & Morris Ave and arriving at 3 Av & E 86 St via Merrick Bl/Archer Av and JFK Airport Connection. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 10m.

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The distance between Rockville Centre and Manhattan is 19 miles. The road distance is 24.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Rockville Centre to Manhattan without a car is to train which takes 44m and costs $9 - $12.

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It takes approximately 44m to get from Rockville Centre to Manhattan, including transfers.

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Rockville Centre to Manhattan bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, depart from Merrick Rd. & Morris Ave station.

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The best way to get from Rockville Centre to Manhattan is to train which takes 44m and costs $9 - $12. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $25 - $70 and takes 2h 10m.

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Rockville Centre to Manhattan bus services, operated by Hampton Jitney Inc., arrive at 3 Av & E 86 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rockville Centre to Manhattan is 24 miles. It takes approximately 31m to drive from Rockville Centre to Manhattan.

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Map of how to get from Rockville Centre to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 19.2 miles
  • Duration: 44m

What companies run services between Rockville Centre, NY, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Rockville Centre to Manhattan every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rockville Centre to Manhattan via Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd, Merrick Bl/Archer Av, and JFK Airport Connection in around 2h 10m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Merrick Rd. & Morris Ave to Archer Ave + Parsons Blvd
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Bus from Merrick Rd. & Morris Ave to Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Merrick Bl/Archer Av to Main St/60 Av
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from JFK Airport Connection to 3 Av & E 86 St
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Online
$20 - $29
Onboard
$24 - $35
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from Airport Connection-Westbound to 86th Street - Manhattan
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Other operators
Taxi from Rockville Centre to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
31m
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Seaford Taxi and Airport Service
Phone
+1 516 236-5735
Website
seafordtaxis.com
Bethpage Taxi
Phone
+1 516-652-2353
Website
bethpagelongislandtaxi.com

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