There are 7 ways to get from Astoria to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) by subway, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Line 4 subway  •  8 min

  1. Take the line 4 subway from 86 St to Grand Central - 42 St 4 / ...

$3

6 alternative options

Bus  •  15 min

  1. Take the bus from 86th St- Lexington btwn 85th & 86th St to 47th St- Lexington btwn 46th & 47th St Ambassador-To Hamptons

Bus, line 7 subway  •  28 min

  1. Take the bus from 21 St/30 Av to 42 Rd/Hunter St Q69 / ...
  2. Take the line 7 subway from Queensboro Plaza to Grand Central - 42 St 7

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Astoria to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 4.7 miles

$28 - $35

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Astoria to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 4.7 miles

$11 - $15

Walk  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Walk from Astoria to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 4.6 miles

Bikeshare  •  32 min

  1. Cycle from Ave & 9 St to Pershing Square North 4.9 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Astoria to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is to line 4 subway which costs $3 and takes 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Astoria to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is to taxi which costs $28 - $35 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 86th St- Lexington btwn 85th & 86th St and arriving at 47th St- Lexington btwn 46th & 47th St. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Astoria and Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Astoria to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) without a car is to line 4 subway which takes 8 min and costs $3.

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The line 4 subway from 86 St to Grand Central - 42 St takes 7 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Astoria to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) bus services, operated by Hampton Luxury Liner, depart from 86th St- Lexington btwn 85th & 86th St station.

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Astoria to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) bus services, operated by Hampton Luxury Liner, arrive at 47th St- Lexington btwn 46th & 47th St station.

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There are 1803+ hotels available in Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway). Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Astoria to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway).
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  • Distance: 2.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 min

What companies run services between Astoria, NY, USA and Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway), NY, USA?

Hampton Luxury Liner operates a bus from Astoria to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) every 3 hours, and the journey takes 10 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Hampton Luxury Liner
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 86th St- Lexington btwn 85th & 86th St to 47th St- Lexington btwn 46th & 47th St
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from 21 St/30 Av to 42 Rd/Hunter St
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Astoria to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$11 - $15
UberX
$12 - $17
Car Seat
$21 - $28
UberXL
$19 - $24
Black
$30 - $40
Black SUV
$40 - $60
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Ave & 9 St to Pershing Square North
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Astoria to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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