There are 3 ways to get from Union City to Manhattan by bus, subway, taxi 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.

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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 86 St C / ...

$3 - $5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Union City to Manhattan 7.7 miles

$40 - $55

Bikeshare  •  23 min

  1. Cycle from Ave & W 40 St to Central Park West & W 85 St 3.2 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Union City to Manhattan is to line 159 bus and subway which costs $3 - $5 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Union City to Manhattan is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs $40 - $55.

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The distance between Union City and Manhattan is 5 km.

It takes approximately 30 min to get from Union City to Manhattan, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Union City to Manhattan. However, you can take the line 159 bus to Port Authority Bus Terminal, take the walk to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, then take the subway to 86 St. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Manhattan.

Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Ave & W 40 St to Central Park West & W 85 St
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Union City to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com

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