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

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Line 5 subway  •  35 min

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

$3

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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

$23 - $30

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

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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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 best way to get from Brooklyn to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) without a car is to line 5 subway which takes 35 min and costs .

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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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Brooklyn to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from Av H / E 32 St station.

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Brooklyn to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Madison Av / E 40 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brooklyn to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is 10 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Brooklyn to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway).

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There are 1808+ hotels available in Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway). Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brooklyn to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway).
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  • Distance: 7.3 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

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
$23 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$23 - $30
UberX
$26 - $35
Car Seat
$35 - $45
UberXL
$35 - $50
Black
$50 - $70
Black SUV
$70 - $90
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Rogers Ave & Sterling St to Pershing Square North
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
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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