There are 5 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Chinatown by subway, 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 5 subway  •  9 min

  1. Take the line 5 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Brooklyn Bridge - City Hall 5 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Chinatown 3.5 miles

$21 - $26

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Grand Central Terminal to Chinatown 3.5 miles

$15 - $22

Walk  •  54 min

  1. Walk from Grand Central Terminal to Chinatown 2.8 miles

Bikeshare  •  22 min

  1. Cycle from Pershing Square South to Forsyth St & Canal St 3 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Chinatown is to line 5 subway which costs $3 and takes 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Chinatown is to taxi which costs $21 - $26 and takes 8 min.

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

The line 5 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Brooklyn Bridge - City Hall takes 9 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Grand Central Terminal to Chinatown every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 9 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Grand Central Terminal to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$15 - $22
uberX
$18 - $24
uberX + Car Seat
$27 - $35
uberXL
$23 - $30
UberBLACK
$26 - $35
SUV
$35 - $50
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Pershing Square South to Forsyth St & Canal St
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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