There are 5 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway) by subway, taxi, foot or bike

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 7 subway, line 1 subway  •  9 min

  1. Take the line 7 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Times Sq - 42 St 7 / ...
  2. Take the line 1 subway from Times Sq - 42 St to 59 St - Columbus Circle 1 / ...

$6

Cheapest option

Subway  •  15 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St - Bryant Pk to 59 St - Columbus Circle B / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway) 1.8 miles

$12 - $15

Walk  •  30 min

  1. Walk from Grand Central Terminal to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway) 1.6 miles

Bikeshare  •  17 min

  1. Cycle from Pershing Square South to Broadway & W 58 St 1.7 miles

$10

What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway), NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Grand Central Terminal to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway). However, you can take the line 7 subway to Times Sq - 42 St, take the line 1 subway to 59 St - Columbus Circle, then take the walk to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway). Alternatively, New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Grand Central Terminal to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway) every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 5 min.

Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Times Sq - 42 St
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Times Sq - 42 St to 59 St - Columbus Circle
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 42 St - Bryant Pk to 59 St - Columbus Circle
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Pershing Square South to Broadway & W 58 St
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
2 min
Estimated price
$12 - $15
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Grand Central Terminal to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway)?

The distance between Grand Central Terminal and 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway) is 2 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway)?

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway) is to subway which costs $3 and takes 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway)?

The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway) is to taxi which takes 2 min and costs $12 - $15.

How long does it take to get from Grand Central Terminal to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway)?

It takes approximately 9 min to get from Grand Central Terminal to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway), including transfers.

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