There are 6 ways to get from Union City to Lower Manhattan by subway, bus, tram, train, taxi, foot or bike

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Subway  •  3 min

  1. Take the subway from 14 St to Spring St A / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Line 159 bus, subway  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 159 bus from Bergenline Ave At 45Th St to Port Authority Bus Terminal 159
  2. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Canal St C / ...

$3 - $5

Tram, train  •  36 min

  1. Take the tram from Bergenline Ave to NEWPORT station Hudson-Bergen station
  2. Take the train from Newport to 9th Street Path

$11

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Union City to Lower Manhattan 7 miles

$40 - $50

Walk  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Walk from Union City to Lower Manhattan 7.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  24 min

  1. Cycle from Ave & W 40 St to Cleveland Pl & Spring St 3.5 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The distance between Union City and Lower Manhattan is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Union City to Lower Manhattan without a car is to subway which takes 3 min and costs .

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The subway from 14 St to Spring St takes 3 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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There are 1794+ hotels available in Lower Manhattan. Prices start at $117 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Union City to Lower Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 4.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 min

What companies run services between Union City, NJ, USA and Lower Manhattan, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Union City to Lower Manhattan every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 3 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Tram from Bergenline Ave to NEWPORT station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Other operators
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Ave & W 40 St to Cleveland Pl & Spring St
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Union City to Lower Manhattan
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com

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