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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 6 min

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

$11 - $26

Cheapest option

Bus, line 91 bus  •  3 h 22 min

  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  •  2 h 28 min

  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  •  33 min

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

$140 - $170

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Playland 26.5 miles

$2 - $4

Questions & Answers

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 3 h 22 min.

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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 2 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Grand Central Terminal to Playland, including transfers.

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Grand Central Terminal to Playland bus services, operated by New York City Transit (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 2 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 91 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 22 min.

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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 33 min to drive from Grand Central Terminal to Playland.

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There are 97+ hotels available in Playland. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to Playland.
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  • Distance: 21.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

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 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Playland via Madison Av/E 39 St, S Broadway/New Main St, S Broadway @ New Main St, and Playland Park Center Lane in around 3 h 22 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Rye
Ave. Duration
47 min
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
33 min
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
51 min
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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 39 St to S Broadway/New Main St
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Playland
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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