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There are 4 ways to get from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 72nd Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Subway  •  4 min

  1. Take the subway from 96 St to 72 St N / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 min

  1. Take the bus from 2 Av/E 96 St to 2 Av/E 72 St Bx99

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. Take a taxi from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 72nd Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) 1.2 miles

$9 - $12

Walk  •  23 min

  1. Walk from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 72nd Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) 1.2 miles

96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) → 72nd Street Station (Second Avenue Subway)
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 72nd Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) is to subway which costs $3 and takes 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 72nd Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) is to taxi which costs $9 - $12 and takes 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 2 Av/E 96 St and arriving at 2 Av/E 72 St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 96 St and arriving at 72 St. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 min.

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The distance between 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) and 72nd Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) is 1 miles.

The best way to get from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 72nd Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) without a car is to subway which takes 4 min and costs $3.

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The subway from 96 St to 72 St takes 4 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 72nd Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) bus services, operated by MTA Bus Company, depart from 2 Av/E 96 St station.

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96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 72nd Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) train services, operated by MTA, depart from 96 St station.

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96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 72nd Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) bus services, operated by MTA Bus Company, arrive at 2 Av/E 72 St station.

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Map of how to get from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 72nd Street Station (Second Avenue Subway).
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  • Distance: 1.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 min

What companies run services between 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway), NY, USA and 72nd Street Station (Second Avenue Subway), NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from 96 St to 72 St every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 4 min. Alternatively, MTA Bus Company operates a bus from 2 Av/E 96 St to 2 Av/E 72 St hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 5 min.

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.

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Website
mta.info
Subway from 96 St to 72 St
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Bus from 2 Av/E 96 St to 2 Av/E 72 St
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 72nd Street Station (Second Avenue Subway)
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 72nd Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) train services, operated by MTA, arrive at 72 St station.

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