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.

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Line 4 subway  •  6 min

  1. Take the line 4 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to 86 St 4 / ...

$3

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Bus  •  19 min

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

$15 - $18

Line 7 subway, bus  •  28 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 4.6 miles

$27 - $35

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Grand Central Terminal to Astoria 4.6 miles

$13 - $19

Walk  •  1 h 30 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 4 subway which costs $3 and takes 6 min.

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

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The line 4 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to 86 St takes 6 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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The nearest airport to Astoria is New York La Guardia (LGA) Airport which is 3.1 miles away. Other nearby airports include Teterboro (TEB) (9.3 miles), New York JFK (JFK) (11.8 miles), Newark (EWR) (14.3 miles) and White Plains (HPN) (23.9 miles).

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There are 1758+ hotels available in Astoria. Prices start at $114 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: 6 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 every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $18 and the journey takes 14 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Hampton Luxury Liner
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 40th Street - Manhattan to 86th Street - Manhattan
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
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
Schedules at
hamptonambassador.com
Book at
hamptonambassador.com
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from 42 Rd/Hunter St to 21 St/28 Av
Ave. Duration
16 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
$13 - $19
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$13 - $19
Car Seat
$26 - $35
UberX
$17 - $23
UberXL
$22 - $29
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
Schedules 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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