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There are 6 ways to get from Chinatown to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) by subway, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Line 6 subway  •  12 min

  1. Take the line 6 subway from Canal St to Grand Central - 42 St 6

$3

5 alternative options

Subway  •  19 min

  1. Take the subway from Grand St to 42 St - Bryant Pk B / ...

$3

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

$9 - $14

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chinatown to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is to line 6 subway which costs $3 and takes 12 min.

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

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

The best way to get from Chinatown to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) without a car is to line 6 subway which takes 12 min and costs $3.

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The line 6 subway from Canal St to Grand Central - 42 St takes 11 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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There are 1851+ hotels available in Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway). Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chinatown to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway).
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  • Distance: 2.7 miles
  • Duration: 12 min

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

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 11 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
$9 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
Car Seat
$23 - $30
UberX
$14 - $19
UberPool
$9 - $14
UberXL
$15 - $21
Black
$21 - $28
Black SUV
$30 - $45
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Forsyth St & Canal St to Pershing Square North
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
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
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com

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Trips to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway)