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There are 7 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Astoria by subway, bus, taxi, towncar, 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 6 subway  •  4 min

  1. Take the line 6 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to 59 St 6 / ...

$3

6 alternative options

Bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the bus from 3 Av & E 39 St to 3 Av & E 86 St Montauk-Westbound / ...

$20 - $60

Line 7 subway, bus  •  29 min

  1. Take the line 7 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Queensboro Plaza 7 / ...
  2. Take the bus from 42 Rd/Hunter St to 21 St/28 Av Q69 / ...

$5 - $10

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Astoria 4.7 miles

$27 - $35

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Grand Central Terminal to Astoria 4.7 miles

$11 - $15

Walk  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Walk from Grand Central Terminal to Astoria 4.7 miles

Bikeshare  •  33 min

  1. Cycle from Pershing Square South to Ave & 9 St 5 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Astoria is to line 6 subway which costs $3 and takes 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Astoria is to line 6 subway which costs $3 and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 3 Av & E 39 St and arriving at 3 Av & E 86 St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Astoria is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Astoria without a car is to line 6 subway which takes 4 min and costs $3.

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The line 6 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to 59 St takes 4 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Grand Central Terminal to Astoria bus services, operated by Hampton Jitney Inc., depart from 3 Av & E 39 St station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Astoria bus services, operated by Hampton Jitney Inc., arrive at 3 Av & E 86 St station.

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There are 1802+ hotels available in Astoria. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to Astoria.
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  • Distance: 2.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 min

What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and Astoria, NY, USA?

Hampton Jitney Inc. operates a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Astoria hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 14 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from 3 Av & E 39 St to 3 Av & E 86 St
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Online
$20 - $29
Onboard
$24 - $35
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 40th Street - Manhattan to 86th Street - Manhattan
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Hampton Ambassador
Phone
631.283.4676
Website
hamptonambassador.com
Bus from 3 Av & 39 St to 3 Av & 86 St
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
hamptonambassador.com
Book at
hamptonambassador.com
Prepay
$45
Onboard
$50
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from 42 Rd/Hunter St to 21 St/28 Av
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Grand Central Terminal to Astoria
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$11 - $15
UberX
$12 - $17
Car Seat
$21 - $28
UberXL
$18 - $24
Black
$30 - $40
Black SUV
$40 - $55
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Pershing Square South to Ave & 9 St
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Astoria
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$27 - $35
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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