There are 4 ways to get from Times Square to Merrick by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Merrick Babylon

$7 - $10

3 alternative options

Line 3506 bus, bus  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 3506 bus from New York, Ny to Hempstead, Ny 3506 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Broadway + N Main St n40 / ...

$14 - $26

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Times Square to Merrick 29.9 miles

$160 - $190

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Times Square to Merrick 29.9 miles

$2 - $5

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Penn Station station and arriving at Merrick. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Times Square and Merrick is 24 miles. The road distance is 29.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Times Square to Merrick without a car is to train which takes 50 min and costs .

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The train from Penn Station to Merrick takes 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Times Square to Merrick train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Times Square to Merrick is to train which takes 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 3506 bus and bus, which costs and takes 1 h 58 min.

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Times Square to Merrick train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Merrick station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Times Square to Merrick is 30 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Times Square to Merrick.

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There are 78+ hotels available in Merrick. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Times Square to Merrick.
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  • Distance: 23.8 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Times Square, NY, USA and Merrick, NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Times Square to Merrick hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Times Square to Merrick via Hempstead, Ny, Hempstead Transit Center, Broadway + N Main St, and Freeport in around 1 h 58 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Merrick
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Hempstead, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Broadway + N Main St
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Times Square to Merrick
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$160 - $190
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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