There are 6 ways to get from Chinatown to Times Square by subway, bus, 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

Subway  •  9 min

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

$3

5 alternative options

Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from New York - 19 Pike St. to New York - Oakwood 888 6th Ave. Capital Bus Tours / ...

$4 - $11

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chinatown to Times Square 3.7 miles

$22 - $27

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chinatown to Times Square 3.7 miles

$16 - $22

Walk  •  59 min

  1. Walk from Chinatown to Times Square 3.1 miles

Bikeshare  •  25 min

  1. Cycle from Forsyth St & Canal St to Broadway & W 41 St 3.8 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chinatown to Times Square is to subway which costs $3 and takes 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chinatown to Times Square is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs $22 - $27.

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The distance between Chinatown and Times Square is 5 km.

The subway from Grand St to 42 St - Bryant Pk takes 9 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York - 19 Pike St. and arriving at New York - Oakwood 888 6th Ave.. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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What companies run services between Chinatown, NY, USA and Times Square, NY, USA?

Capital Bus Tour operates a bus from Chinatown to Times Square every 4 hours, and the journey takes 30 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Capital Bus Tour
Website
capitalbustour.com
Bus from New York - 19 Pike St. to New York - Oakwood 888 6th Ave.
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
capitalbustour.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from New York 6th Ave to 36th St & 11th Ave
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
boltbus.com
Rockledge Bus
Phone
7577171677VA
Email
climing44@yahoo.com
Website
rockledgebus.com
Bus from Chinatown-152 East Broadway to Midtown - 34 W 31st St
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
rockledgebus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York to New York 31st St.
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chinatown to Times Square
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$16 - $22
uberX
$18 - $24
uberX + Car Seat
$27 - $35
uberXL
$23 - $30
UberBLACK
$27 - $35
SUV
$35 - $50
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Forsyth St & Canal St to Broadway & W 41 St
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Chinatown to Times Square
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
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
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com

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