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There are 6 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to 243 St/145 Av by subway, bus, train, taxi or car

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Subway, bus via 5 Av/53 St

  1. Take the subway from 5 Av/53 St to Jamaica Center-Parsons/Archer
  2. Take the bus from Archer Av/Parsons Bl to 243 St/145 Av

Cheapest

Subway, bus

  1. Take the subway from 42 St-Bryant Pk to Parsons Blvd
  2. Take the bus from Parsons Bl /88 Av to 147 Av /Huxley St

Train

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Rosedale

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 40 St to Francis Lewis Bl/S.Conduit Av

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to 243 St/145 Av

Drive

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to 243 St/145 Av
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The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to 243 St/145 Av is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to 243 St/145 Av is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madison Av/E 40 St and arriving at Francis Lewis Bl/S.Conduit Av. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Grand Central Terminal (Station) station to 243 St/145 Av. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Rosedale via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 33m.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal (Station) and 243 St/145 Av is 14 miles. The road distance is 17.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to 243 St/145 Av without a car is to subway and bus via 5 Av/53 St which takes 1h 30m and costs $5 - $10.

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It takes approximately 1h 30m to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to 243 St/145 Av, including transfers.

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Grand Central Terminal (Station) to 243 St/145 Av bus services, operated by MTA Bus Company, depart from Madison Av/E 40 St station.

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Grand Central Terminal (Station) to 243 St/145 Av train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to 243 St/145 Av is to train which takes 1h 33m and costs $5 - $14. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $4 - $7 and takes 1h 44m.

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  • Distance: 14 miles
  • Duration: 1h 30m

What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal (Station), NY, USA and 243 St/145 Av, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to 243 St/145 Av via New York Penn Station, Jamaica, and Rosedale in around 1h 33m. Alternatively, MTA Bus Company operates a bus from Madison Av/E 40 St to Francis Lewis Bl/S.Conduit Av every 3 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1h 30m.

Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 5 Av/53 St to Jamaica Center-Parsons/Archer
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Subway from 42 St-Bryant Pk to Parsons Blvd
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$7 - $10
Peak
$4 - $13
Train from Jamaica to Rosedale
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$1
Peak
$1
Bus operators
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Bus from Archer Av/Parsons Bl to 243 St/145 Av
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 40 St to Francis Lewis Bl/S.Conduit Av
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
mta.info
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Bus from Parsons Bl /88 Av to 147 Av /Huxley St
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
mta.info
Standard Rider
$2 - $7
Seniors 65+ and disabled
$1 - $4
Other operators
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to 243 St/145 Av
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Grand Central Terminal (Station) to 243 St/145 Av bus services, operated by MTA Bus Company, arrive at Francis Lewis Bl/S.Conduit Av station.

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Grand Central Terminal (Station) to 243 St/145 Av train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Rosedale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Central Terminal (Station) to 243 St/145 Av is 17 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to 243 St/145 Av.

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