There are 5 ways to get from Chinatown to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) by subway, taxi, 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 4 subway  •  9 min

  1. Take the line 4 subway from Brooklyn Bridge - City Hall to Grand Central - 42 St 4 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chinatown to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 2.8 miles

$18 - $22

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chinatown to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 2.8 miles

$6 - $10

Walk  •  55 min

  1. Walk from Chinatown to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 2.9 miles

Bikeshare  •  23 min

  1. Cycle from Forsyth St & Canal St to Pershing Square North 3.2 miles

$10

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

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Chinatown to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 8 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chinatown to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$6 - $10
uberX + Car Seat
$23 - $30
uberX
$14 - $19
uberXL
$16 - $22
UberBLACK
$23 - $30
SUV
$30 - $45
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Forsyth St & Canal St to Pershing Square North
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Chinatown to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chinatown to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway)?

The distance between Chinatown and Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is 4 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chinatown to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway)?

The cheapest way to get from Chinatown to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is to line 4 subway which costs $3 and takes 9 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chinatown to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway)?

The quickest way to get from Chinatown to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $18 - $22.

How long does it take to get from Chinatown to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway)?

The line 4 subway from Brooklyn Bridge - City Hall to Grand Central - 42 St takes 8 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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