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

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Line 6 subway, subway  •  59 min

  1. Take the line 6 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Brooklyn Bridge - City Hall 6 / ...
  2. Take the subway from Fulton St to Howard Beach - JFK Airport A

$6

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from E 57 St/ 3 Av to Cross Bay Bl/159 Av Qm16 / ...

$2 - $7

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Howard Beach 11.9 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Howard Beach 11.9 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Grand Central Terminal to Howard Beach 11.9 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Howard Beach is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Howard Beach is to taxi which costs $65 - $80 and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from E 57 St/ 3 Av and arriving at Cross Bay Bl/159 Av. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Howard Beach is 10 miles. The road distance is 11.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Howard Beach without a car is to line 6 subway and subway which takes 59 min and costs $6.

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from Grand Central Terminal to Howard Beach, including transfers.

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Grand Central Terminal to Howard Beach bus services, operated by MTA, depart from E 57 St/ 3 Av station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Howard Beach bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Cross Bay Bl/159 Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Central Terminal to Howard Beach is 12 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Grand Central Terminal to Howard Beach.

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There are 1867+ hotels available in Howard Beach. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to Howard Beach.
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  • Distance: 9.9 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

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

MTA operates a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Howard Beach hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 43 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from E 57 St/ 3 Av to Cross Bay Bl/159 Av
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Grand Central Terminal to Howard Beach
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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uber.com
Car Seat
$40 - $55
UberX
$30 - $40
UberPool
$27 - $40
UberXL
$45 - $60
Black
$60 - $75
Black SUV
$75 - $100
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Howard Beach
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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