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There are 7 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to 79th Street (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line) by subway, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Recommended option

Line 7 subway, line 1 subway  •  12 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 79 St 1 / ...

$3

6 alternative options

Line 1 subway  •  22 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Times Sq - 42 St to 79 St 1 / ...

$3

Line 1 subway via 50 St  •  27 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from 50 St to 79 St 1 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to 79th Street (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line) 3.4 miles

$21 - $25

Uber  •  5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Grand Central Terminal to 79th Street (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line) 3.4 miles

$10 - $16

Walk  •  53 min

  1. Walk from Grand Central Terminal to 79th Street (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line) 2.8 miles

Bikeshare  •  31 min

  1. Cycle from Pershing Square South to W 78 St & Broadway 4 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to 79th Street (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line) is to line 7 subway and line 1 subway which costs $3 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to 79th Street (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line) is to taxi which costs $21 - $25 and takes 5 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and 79th Street (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line) is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to 79th Street (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line) without a car is to line 7 subway and line 1 subway which takes 12 min and costs $3.

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It takes approximately 12 min to get from Grand Central Terminal to 79th Street (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line), including transfers.

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There are 1887+ hotels available in 79th Street (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line). Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to 79th Street (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line).
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  • Distance: 2.3 miles
  • Duration: 12 min

What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and 79th Street (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line), NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Grand Central Terminal to 79th Street (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line). However, you can take the line 7 subway to Times Sq - 42 St, take the line 1 subway to 79 St, then take the walk to 79th Street (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line). Alternatively, MTA operates a vehicle from Grand Central Terminal to 79th Street (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line) every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 8 min.

Train operators
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 79 St
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
mta.info
Subway from 50 St to 79 St
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Grand Central Terminal to 79th Street (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line)
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Signup at
uber.com
Car Seat
$24 - $35
UberX
$15 - $21
UberPool
$10 - $16
UberXL
$17 - $23
Black
$24 - $35
Black SUV
$35 - $45
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Pershing Square South to W 78 St & Broadway
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to 79th Street (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line)
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$21 - $25
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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