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There are 5 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to American Museum of Natural History by subway, taxi or foot

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Subway  •  20 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St-Bryant Pk to 81 St-Museum of Natural History B

$3

4 alternative options

Subway via 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Ctr  •  23 min

  1. Take the subway from 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Ctr to 81 St-Museum of Natural History B

$3

Line 6 subway, subway  •  34 min

  1. Take the line 6 subway from Grand Central-42 St to Bleecker St 6 / ...
  2. Take the subway from Broadway-Lafayette St to 81 St-Museum of Natural History B

$6

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to American Museum of Natural History 3 miles

$18 - $23

Walk  •  47 min

  1. Walk from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to American Museum of Natural History 2.5 miles

Grand Central Terminal (Station) → American Museum of Natural History
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The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to American Museum of Natural History is to subway which costs $3 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to American Museum of Natural History is to taxi which costs $18 - $23 and takes 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 42 St-Bryant Pk and arriving at 81 St-Museum of Natural History. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal (Station) and American Museum of Natural History is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to American Museum of Natural History without a car is to subway which takes 20 min and costs $3.

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The subway from 42 St-Bryant Pk to 81 St-Museum of Natural History takes 8 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Grand Central Terminal (Station) to American Museum of Natural History train services, operated by MTA, depart from 42 St-Bryant Pk station.

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Grand Central Terminal (Station) to American Museum of Natural History train services, operated by MTA, arrive at 81 St-Museum of Natural History station.

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There are 4176+ hotels available in American Museum of Natural History. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to American Museum of Natural History.
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  • Distance: 2.1 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal (Station), NY, USA and American Museum of Natural History, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from 42 St-Bryant Pk to 81 St-Museum of Natural History every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 8 min.

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 42 St-Bryant Pk to 81 St-Museum of Natural History
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Ctr to 81 St-Museum of Natural History
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Grand Central-42 St to Bleecker St
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Broadway-Lafayette St to 81 St-Museum of Natural History
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to American Museum of Natural History
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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