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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 5 subway  •  35 min

  1. Take the line 5 subway from Church Av to Grand Central - 42 St 5 / ...

$3

6 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Av H / E 32 St to Madison Av / E 40 St Bm2

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brooklyn to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 9.7 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Brooklyn to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 9.7 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brooklyn to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 9.7 miles

$28 - $40

Walk  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Walk from Brooklyn to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 9 miles

Bikeshare  •  54 min

  1. Cycle from Rogers Ave & Sterling St to Pershing Square North 8.5 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brooklyn to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brooklyn to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is to taxi which costs $50 - $65 and takes 16 min.

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The distance between Brooklyn and Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is 7 miles. The road distance is 9.7 miles.

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The line 5 subway from Church Av to Grand Central - 42 St takes 34 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Av H / E 32 St and arriving at Madison Av / E 40 St. Services depart every two hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Brooklyn to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) every 2 hours. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 57 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Av H / E 32 St to Madison Av / E 40 St
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Brooklyn to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$28 - $40
uberX
$30 - $40
uberX + Car Seat
$40 - $50
uberXL
$40 - $55
UberBLACK
$50 - $70
SUV
$70 - $90
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Rogers Ave & Sterling St to Pershing Square North
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Brooklyn to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net

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