There are 5 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Long Island City 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 7 subway  •  6 min

  1. Take the line 7 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Hunters Point Av 7 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Long Island City 2.9 miles

$18 - $22

Uber  •  4 min

  1. Take an Uber from Grand Central Terminal to Long Island City 2.9 miles

$8 - $13

Walk  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Walk from Grand Central Terminal to Long Island City 3.6 miles

Bikeshare  •  26 min

  1. Cycle from Pershing Square South to Jackson Ave & 46 Rd 3.6 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Long Island City is 3 km.

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Long Island City is to line 7 subway which costs $3 and takes 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Long Island City is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs $18 - $22.

The line 7 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Hunters Point Av takes 6 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Grand Central Terminal to Long Island City every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 6 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Grand Central Terminal to Long Island City
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$8 - $13
uberX + Car Seat
$24 - $35
uberX
$15 - $21
uberXL
$18 - $25
UberBLACK
$23 - $30
SUV
$35 - $45
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Pershing Square South to Jackson Ave & 46 Rd
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Long Island City
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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