There are 6 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Lower East Side 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 6 subway  •  9 min

  1. Take the line 6 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Spring St 4 / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Subway  •  18 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St - Bryant Pk to Grand St B / ...

$3

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Lower East Side 4.2 miles

$25 - $30

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Grand Central Terminal to Lower East Side 4.2 miles

$10 - $16

Walk  •  58 min

  1. Walk from Grand Central Terminal to Lower East Side 3 miles

Bikeshare  •  24 min

  1. Cycle from Pershing Square South to Clinton St & Grand St 3.2 miles

$10

What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and Lower East Side, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Grand Central Terminal to Lower East Side every 5 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 Lower East Side
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$10 - $16
uberX + Car Seat
$27 - $35
uberX
$18 - $24
uberXL
$22 - $30
UberBLACK
$29 - $40
SUV
$40 - $55
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Pershing Square South to Clinton St & Grand St
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Lower East Side
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$25 - $30
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Lower East Side is 4 km.

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Lower East Side is to line 6 subway which costs $3 and takes 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Lower East Side is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs $25 - $30.

The line 6 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Spring St takes 9 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.