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There are 3 ways to get from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 86th Street - Manhattan by subway, taxi or foot

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Subway  •  5 min

  1. Take the subway from 96 St to 86 St N / ...

$3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 min

  1. Take a taxi from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 86th Street - Manhattan 3737 feet

$7 - $9

Walk  •  12 min

  1. Walk from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 86th Street - Manhattan 3434 feet

96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 86th Street - Manhattan by walk and subway

The journey time between 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) and 86th Street - Manhattan is around 2 min and covers a distance of around 3591 feet. The fastest journey normally takes 2 min. Services are operated by MTA. Typically 1250 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 min
Fastest journey time:
2 min
Services per week:
1250
Cheapest price:
$3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:13
Last service departs at:
23:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 86th Street - Manhattan walk and subway schedules

Departing Tuesday, June 15, 2021

96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) → 86th Street - Manhattan
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The social distance requirement in 86th Street - Manhattan is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 86th Street - Manhattan is to subway which costs $3 and takes 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 86th Street - Manhattan is to taxi which costs $7 - $9 and takes 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 96 St and arriving at 86 St. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 min.

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The distance between 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) and 86th Street - Manhattan is 2810 feet.

The best way to get from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 86th Street - Manhattan without a car is to subway which takes 5 min and costs $3.

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The subway from 96 St to 86 St takes 2 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 86th Street - Manhattan train services, operated by MTA, depart from 96 St station.

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96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 86th Street - Manhattan train services, operated by MTA, arrive at 86 St station.

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There are 1050+ hotels available in 86th Street - Manhattan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 86th Street - Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 2810 feet
  • Duration: 5 min

What companies run services between 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway), NY, USA and 86th Street - Manhattan, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from 96 St to 86 St every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 2 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.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 96 St to 86 St
Ave. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to 86th Street - Manhattan
Ave. Duration
1 min
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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