There are 5 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to City Island by subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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 5 subway  •  44 min

  1. Take the line 5 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Baychester Av 5 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/ E 44 St to Asch Loop/Alcott Pl BxM7

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Co-Op City 14.7 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Co-Op City 14.7 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Grand Central Terminal to Co-Op City 14.7 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madison Av/ E 44 St and arriving at Asch Loop/Alcott Pl. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and City Island is 12 miles. The road distance is 14.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to City Island without a car is to line 5 subway which takes 44 min and costs .

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The line 5 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Baychester Av takes 44 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Grand Central Terminal to City Island bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from Madison Av/ E 44 St station.

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Grand Central Terminal to City Island bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Asch Loop/Alcott Pl station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Central Terminal to City Island is 15 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Grand Central Terminal to City Island.

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There are 1544+ hotels available in City Island. Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to City Island.
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  • Distance: 12.1 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

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

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Co-Op City every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/ E 44 St to Asch Loop/Alcott Pl
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Grand Central Terminal to Co-Op City
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
Car Seat
$45 - $65
UberXL
$55 - $75
Black
$75 - $95
Black SUV
$95 - $120
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Co-Op City
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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