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There are 4 ways to get from 50th Street - Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Subway  •  13 min

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/53 St to 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal E

$3

3 alternative options

Bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the bus from 5 Av/W 49 St to 7 Av/W 36 St Q32 / ...

$2 - $21

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. Take a taxi from 50th Street - Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal 1.9 miles

$13 - $16

Walk  •  27 min

  1. Walk from 50th Street - Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal 1.4 miles

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The cheapest way to get from 50th Street - Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal is to subway which costs $3 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from 50th Street - Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal is to taxi which costs $13 - $16 and takes 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 5 Av/W 49 St and arriving at 7 Av/W 36 St. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lexington Av/53 St and arriving at 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between 50th Street - Manhattan and Port Authority Bus Terminal is 1 miles.

The best way to get from 50th Street - Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal without a car is to subway which takes 13 min and costs $3.

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The subway from Lexington Av/53 St to 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal takes 10 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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50th Street - Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal bus services, operated by MTA, depart from 5 Av/W 49 St station.

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50th Street - Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal train services, operated by MTA, depart from Lexington Av/53 St station.

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50th Street - Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at 7 Av/W 36 St station.

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Map of how to get from 50th Street - Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal.
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  • Distance: 1.1 miles
  • Duration: 13 min

What companies run services between 50th Street - Manhattan, NY, USA and Port Authority Bus Terminal, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from Lexington Av/53 St to 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 10 min. Alternatively, MTA operates a bus from 5 Av/W 49 St to 7 Av/W 36 St every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 13 min. Academy Bus also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Lexington Av/53 St to 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Bus from 5 Av/W 49 St to 7 Av/W 36 St
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Madison & 48th St. to New York, NY - 34th St. & 8th Ave
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
academybus.com
Other operators
Taxi from 50th Street - Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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50th Street - Manhattan to Port Authority Bus Terminal train services, operated by MTA, arrive at 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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