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

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Line 7 subway, train  •  1h 6m

  1. Take the line 7 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Woodside - 61 St 7 / ...
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Mineola Port Jefferson / ...

$8 - $10

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Hamptons , bus  •  1h 37m

  1. Take the Hamptons from 40th & Lex to Airport Connection-Eastbound Hampton-Eastbound
  2. Take the bus from Hillside Ave + Springfield Blvd to Mineola Intermodal Center n22

$53 - $63

Line 4 subway, train  •  1h 45m

  1. Take the line 4 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Atlantic Av - Barclays Ctr 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Atlantic Terminal to Garden City Hempstead

$8 - $11

Taxi  •  28m

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Garden City 21.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  28m

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Garden City 21.2 miles

$2 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Garden City is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Garden City is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grand Central Terminal to Garden City. However, there are services departing from 40th & Lex and arriving at Franklin Ave + 9th St via 188 St/Horace Harding Exp, Hillside Ave + Springfield Blvd and Mineola Intermodal Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 37m.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Garden City is 18 miles. The road distance is 21.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Garden City without a car is to line 7 subway and train which takes 1h 6m and costs $7 - $10.

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It takes approximately 1h 6m to get from Grand Central Terminal to Garden City, including transfers.

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Grand Central Terminal to Garden City bus services, operated by Hampton Ambassador, depart from 40th & Lex station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Garden City bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, arrive at Mineola Intermodal Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Central Terminal to Garden City is 21 miles. It takes approximately 28m to drive from Grand Central Terminal to Garden City.

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There are 223+ hotels available in Garden City. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to Garden City.
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  • Distance: 18.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 6m

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

You can take a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Garden City via Airport Connection-Eastbound, 188 St/Horace Harding Exp, Springfield Bl/Hillside Av, Hillside Ave + Springfield Blvd, and Mineola Intermodal Center in around 1h 37m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Mineola
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
LIRR
Train from Atlantic Terminal to Garden City
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Hampton Ambassador
Phone
631.283.4676
Website
hamptonambassador.com
Bus from 40th & Lex to Airport Connection-Eastbound
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
hamptonambassador.com
Book at
hamptonambassador.com
Prepay
$45
Onboard
$50
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Hillside Ave + Springfield Blvd to Mineola Intermodal Center
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Garden City
Ave. Duration
28m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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