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There are 3 ways to get from Times Square to Merrick by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  50m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Merrick Babylon

$7 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  35m

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

$160 - $190

Drive  •  35m

  1. Drive from Times Square to Merrick 29.9 miles

$2 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Times Square to Merrick is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Times Square to Merrick is to taxi which costs $160 - $190 and takes 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Penn Station station and arriving at Merrick. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50m.

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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 50m and costs $7 - $10.

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The train from Penn Station to Merrick takes 50m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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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 35m to drive from Times Square to Merrick.

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There are 83+ hotels available in Merrick. Prices start at $104 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: 50m

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 every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 50m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Merrick
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
LIRR
Other operators
Taxi from Times Square to Merrick
Ave. Duration
35m
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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