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There are 5 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Astoria-Ditmars Blvd by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Subway via Lexington Av/59 St  •  22 min

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/59 St to Astoria-Ditmars Blvd N / ...

$6

Cheapest option

Subway  •  35 min

  1. Take the subway from Times Sq-42 St to Astoria-Ditmars Blvd N / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Line 6 subway, bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the line 6 subway from Grand Central-42 St to 59 St 6 / ...
  2. Take the bus from 2 Av/E 61 St to Steinway St/23 Av Q101

$5 - $10

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Astoria-Ditmars Blvd 5.5 miles

$30 - $40

Walk  •  1h 34m

  1. Walk from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Astoria-Ditmars Blvd 5.3 miles

Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Astoria-Ditmars Blvd by subway

The subway journey time between Grand Central Terminal (Station) and Astoria-Ditmars Blvd is around 22 min and covers a distance of around 5 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 20 min. Operated by MTA, the Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Astoria-Ditmars Blvd subway service departs from Grand Central-42 St and arrives in Astoria-Ditmars Blvd. Typically 1398 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
22 min
Fastest subway time:
20 min
Subway distance:
5 miles
Subways per week:
1398
Cheapest price:
$6
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:00
Last subway departs at:
23:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Astoria-Ditmars Blvd subway schedules

Grand Central Terminal (Station) → Astoria-Ditmars Blvd
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Astoria-Ditmars Blvd is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Astoria-Ditmars Blvd is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Astoria-Ditmars Blvd is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Astoria-Ditmars Blvd is to subway which costs $3 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Astoria-Ditmars Blvd is to taxi which costs $30 - $40 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Times Sq-42 St and arriving at Astoria-Ditmars Blvd. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal (Station) and Astoria-Ditmars Blvd is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Astoria-Ditmars Blvd without a car is to subway via Lexington Av/59 St which takes 22 min and costs $6.

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It takes approximately 22 min to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Astoria-Ditmars Blvd, including transfers.

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Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Astoria-Ditmars Blvd train services, operated by MTA, depart from Lexington Av/59 St station.

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Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Astoria-Ditmars Blvd train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Astoria-Ditmars Blvd station.

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There are 1034+ hotels available in Astoria-Ditmars Blvd. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Astoria-Ditmars Blvd.
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  • Distance: 3.8 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal (Station), NY, USA and Astoria-Ditmars Blvd, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from Lexington Av/59 St to Astoria-Ditmars Blvd every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 15 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 Lexington Av/59 St to Astoria-Ditmars Blvd
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Times Sq-42 St to Astoria-Ditmars Blvd
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Grand Central-42 St to 59 St
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus 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
Bus from 2 Av/E 61 St to Steinway St/23 Av
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Astoria-Ditmars Blvd
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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