There are 6 ways to get from East Harlem to Times Square by subway, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Line 3 subway  •  7 min

  1. Take the line 3 subway from 96 St to Times Sq - 42 St 3 / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from 77th & Lex to 40th & Lex Montauk-Eastbound / ...

$2 - $18

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Harlem to Times Square 5.3 miles

$30 - $40

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from East Harlem to Times Square 5.3 miles

$14 - $20

Walk  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Walk from East Harlem to Times Square 4.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  41 min

  1. Cycle from 3 Ave & E 112 St to Broadway & W 41 St 6.5 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from East Harlem to Times Square is to line 3 subway which costs $3 and takes 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Harlem to Times Square is to line 3 subway which costs $3 and takes 7 min.

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The distance between East Harlem and Times Square is 4 miles.

The line 3 subway from 96 St to Times Sq - 42 St takes 7 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 77th & Lex and arriving at 40th & Lex. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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East Harlem to Times Square bus services, operated by Hampton Jitney Inc., arrive at Montauk station.

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Map of how to get from East Harlem to Times Square.
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  • Distance: 3.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 min

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

Hampton Jitney Inc. operates a bus from East Harlem to Times Square hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $18 and the journey takes 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Hampton Luxury Liner
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 86th St- Lexington btwn 85th & 86th St to 47th St- Lexington btwn 46th & 47th St
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Westchester County Bee-Line System
Phone
+1 914 995-2000
Website
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from 5Th Ave @ 98Th St to 5Th Ave @ 43Rd St
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from East Harlem to Times Square
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$14 - $20
Car Seat
$27 - $35
UberX
$18 - $24
UberXL
$24 - $35
Black
$30 - $45
Black SUV
$45 - $60
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from 3 Ave & E 112 St to Broadway & W 41 St
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from East Harlem to Times Square
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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