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There are 6 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Dumbo by subway, taxi, towncar or foot

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Recommended option

Line 6 subway  •  13 min

  1. Take the line 6 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Brooklyn Bridge - City Hall 6 / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Line 6 subway, subway  •  17 min

  1. Take the line 6 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Bleecker St 6
  2. Take the subway from Broadway-Lafayette St to York St F

$6

Subway  •  25 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St - Bryant Pk to York St F

$3

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Dumbo 6.2 miles

$35 - $45

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from Grand Central Terminal to Dumbo 6.2 miles

$15 - $21

Walk  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Walk from Grand Central Terminal to Dumbo 4.5 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Dumbo is to line 6 subway which costs $3 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Dumbo is to taxi which costs $35 - $45 and takes 10 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Dumbo is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Dumbo without a car is to line 6 subway which takes 13 min and costs $3.

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The line 6 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Brooklyn Bridge - City Hall takes 13 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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There are 2065+ hotels available in Dumbo. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to Dumbo.
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  • Distance: 3.4 miles
  • Duration: 13 min

What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and Dumbo, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from Grand Central Terminal to Dumbo every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 13 min.

Train operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Brooklyn Bridge - City Hall
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Bleecker St
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Broadway-Lafayette St to York St
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 42 St - Bryant Pk to York St
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Grand Central Terminal to Dumbo
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Signup at
uber.com
Car Seat
$28 - $40
UberX
$19 - $26
UberPool
$15 - $21
UberXL
$26 - $35
Black
$35 - $50
Black SUV
$45 - $65
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Dumbo
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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