Manhattan to New Rochelle Travel Information

Cheapest Way Train — $4
Fastest Way Train — 18min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 3 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — train, bus and by car
Distance 13 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak, Pine Hill Trailways, Adirondack Trailways
$4 · 18min · 4 lb of CO2
+3 more options
$22 · 4h 54min · 28 lb of CO2
New York to New Rochelle
+1 more option
$2 · 19min · 4 lb of CO2
Manhattan to New Rochelle

Drive from Manhattan to New Rochelle

It's 14 miles between Manhattan to New Rochelle. On a typical day, it might take between 19min and 20min from Manhattan to New Rochelle under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 21min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to New Rochelle by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $2.

What is the best way to travel from Manhattan to New Rochelle?

The are 6 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Manhattan to New Rochelle. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the train out of NYP towards NRO, as it is the cheapest to New Rochelle. It's common to find tickets for as low as $4. Amtrak operates from Manhattan to New Rochelle, so you book your trip with them! Take the train, it is cheaper and more comfortable than the bus!

When to book trip from Manhattan to New Rochelle?

Amtrak offers limited service between New Rochelle and Manhattan.We recommend booking the trip to New Rochelle about one week in advance. Though you might be able to find and book a ticket from Manhattan the day of, it is best to do this earlier as to be sure you have a seat to New Rochelle. There is usually no need to book these sort of trips from Manhattan to New Rochelle in advance. Rideshares should be available on demand all hours of the day.

Is the train or the bus better from Manhattan to New Rochelle NY?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Manhattan to New Rochelle. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to New Rochelle is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Manhattan/New Rochelle buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Manhattan is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Manhattan NY and New Rochelle during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Manhattan to New Rochelle? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of New Rochelle traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to New Rochelle is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Manhattan to New Rochelle?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Manhattan to New Rochelle is by train. The train costs $4 roughly and will take 18 minutes.

How long does it take from Manhattan to New Rochelle by car?

The total distance between Manhattan and New Rochelle is 14 miles and will take you about 19 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $2.

Which companies go from Manhattan to New Rochelle?

Amtrak, Pine Hill Trailways, Adirondack Trailways all go to New Rochelle, as well as Metro-North Railroad (MNR) and the New York Subway service.  

A taxi or Uber is also within reason, but might take you an extended amount of time as the traffic in New York is nothing short of a nightmare.  This will likely cost you $50 or $60 dollars.

Travel companies on this route

Amtrak Amtrak from Manhattan to New Rochelle
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International Visitors215-856-7952
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Pine Hill Trailways
Adirondack Trailways Adirondack Trailways from Manhattan to New Rochelle
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