There are 6 ways to get from 14th Street–Union Square (New York City Subway) to Upper West Side by subway, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Subway, line 1 subway  •  16 min

  1. Take the subway from 14 St - Union Sq to Times Sq - 42 St Q / ...
  2. Take the line 1 subway from Times Sq - 42 St to 86 St 1 / ...

$6

Cheapest option

Line 2 subway  •  19 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from 14 St to 72 St 2 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from 14th Street–Union Square (New York City Subway) to Upper West Side 4.5 miles

$27 - $32

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from 14th Street–Union Square (New York City Subway) to Upper West Side 4.5 miles

$17 - $24

Walk  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Walk from 14th Street–Union Square (New York City Subway) to Upper West Side 4 miles

Bikeshare  •  36 min

  1. Cycle from Broadway & E 14 St to W 84 St & Broadway 5.3 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from 14th Street–Union Square (New York City Subway) to Upper West Side is to line 2 subway which costs $3 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from 14th Street–Union Square (New York City Subway) to Upper West Side is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs $27 - $32.

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The distance between 14th Street–Union Square (New York City Subway) and Upper West Side is 6 km.

It takes approximately 16 min to get from 14th Street–Union Square (New York City Subway) to Upper West Side, including transfers.

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What companies run services between 14th Street–Union Square (New York City Subway), NY, USA and Upper West Side, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from 14th Street–Union Square (New York City Subway) to Upper West Side. However, you can take the walk to 14 St - Union Sq, take the subway to Times Sq - 42 St, then take the line 1 subway to 86 St. Alternatively, New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from 14th Street–Union Square (New York City Subway) to Upper West Side every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 8 min.

Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from 14 St - Union Sq to Times Sq - 42 St
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Times Sq - 42 St to 86 St
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 14 St to 72 St
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from 14th Street–Union Square (New York City Subway) to Upper West Side
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$17 - $24
uberX
$20 - $26
uberX + Car Seat
$29 - $40
uberXL
$26 - $35
UberBLACK
$30 - $40
SUV
$40 - $55
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Broadway & E 14 St to W 84 St & Broadway
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from 14th Street–Union Square (New York City Subway) to Upper West Side
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$27 - $32
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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