There are 5 ways to get from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Chinatown by subway, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Line 5 subway  •  10 min

  1. Take the line 5 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Brooklyn Bridge - City Hall 5 / ...

$3

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Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Chinatown 3.5 miles

$21 - $26

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Chinatown 3.5 miles

$15 - $22

Walk  •  55 min

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

Bikeshare  •  24 min

  1. Cycle from Pershing Square North to Forsyth St & Canal St 3 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Chinatown is to line 5 subway which costs $3 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Chinatown is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs $21 - $26.

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

The line 5 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Brooklyn Bridge - City Hall takes 9 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Chinatown every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 9 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$15 - $22
uberX
$18 - $24
uberX + Car Seat
$27 - $35
uberXL
$22 - $29
UberBLACK
$26 - $35
SUV
$35 - $50
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Pershing Square North to Forsyth St & Canal St
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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