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

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Train  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to Rye New Haven / ...

$11 - $26

Cheapest option

Bus, line 91 bus  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 39 St to S Broadway/New Main St BxM3
  2. Take the line 91 bus from S Broadway @ New Main St to Playland Park Center Lane 91

$5 - $14

3 alternative options

Train, line 91 bus  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to Mt Vernon West Harlem
  2. Take the line 91 bus from Mount Vernon West Railroad Station to Playland Park Center Lane 91

$8 - $23

Taxi  •  33m

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Playland 26.5 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  33m

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Playland 26.5 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Playland is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Playland is to taxi which costs $140 - $170 and takes 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grand Central Terminal to Playland. However, there are services departing from Madison Av/E 39 St and arriving at Playland Park Center Lane via S Broadway @ New Main St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 22m.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Playland is 22 miles. The road distance is 26.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Playland without a car is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs $11 - $27.

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It takes approximately 1h 59m to get from Grand Central Terminal to Playland, including transfers.

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Grand Central Terminal to Playland bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Madison Av/E 39 St station.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Playland is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs $11 - $27. Alternatively, you can bus and line 91 bus, which costs $4 - $15 and takes 3h 22m.

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Grand Central Terminal to Playland bus services, operated by Westchester County Bee-Line System, arrive at Playland Park Center Lane station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Central Terminal to Playland is 26 miles. It takes approximately 33m to drive from Grand Central Terminal to Playland.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to Playland.
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  • Distance: 21.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 59m

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

Metro-North Railroad (MNR) operates a train from Grand Central Terminal to Playland every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $19 and the journey takes 49m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Playland via Madison Av/E 39 St, S Broadway @ New Main St, and Playland Park Center Lane in around 3h 22m.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Rye
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $11
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $17
Onboard
$13 - $19
At station
$9 - $14
Train from Grand Central to Mt Vernon West
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$7 - $9
Off-peak onboard
$13 - $15
Onboard
$10 - $15
At station
$5 - $11
Bus operators
Westchester County Bee-Line System
Phone
+1 914 995-2000
Website
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from Mount Vernon West Railroad Station to Playland Park Center Lane
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from S Broadway @ New Main St to Playland Park Center Lane
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 39 St to S Broadway/New Main St
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Playland
Ave. Duration
33m
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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