Co-op City is approximately 1 hour from Midtown Manhattan by Express Bus, local bus lines that stop at subway stations and subway.
The BxM7 Express bus picks up passengers in Co-op City in one location in each of two sections and at three locations near the Bartow Shopping Center. It then travels express to Midtown Manhattan. The first stop is on 125th Street and the last is on 23rd Street and 5th Avenue.
The BxM7 Express bus picks up passengers in Manhattan from 23rd Street and Madison Avenue to 120th Street and 3rd Avenue. Here is the schedule for the BxM7.
Several local buses, Bx 12 Select, the Bx 23 and the QBx 50, stop at the Pelham Bay No. 6 subway station, which is a very short distance from Co-op City. The Bx 28 stops at the No. 5 subway line, which is also a short distance away. The Bx. 26 and 28 stop at the No. 4 subway line. The Bx 12 Select stops at subway stations for the No. 4, 5 and 6 subway lines.
There are exits from I-95, the Bruckner Expressway and the Hutchinson River Parkway to Co-op City.