There are 6 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Tompkins Square Park 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 4 subway, subway  •  18 min

  1. Take the line 4 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to 14 St - Union Sq 4 / ...
  2. Take the subway from Union Sq - 14 St to 1 Av L

$6

Cheapest option

Line 6 subway  •  17 min

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

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Tompkins Square Park 2.7 miles

$17 - $21

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Grand Central Terminal to Tompkins Square Park 2.7 miles

$9 - $14

Walk  •  44 min

  1. Walk from Grand Central Terminal to Tompkins Square Park 2.3 miles

Bikeshare  •  21 min

  1. Cycle from Pershing Square South to E 10 St & Avenue A 2.2 miles

$10

What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and Tompkins Square Park, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Grand Central Terminal to Tompkins Square Park. However, you can take the line 4 subway to 14 St - Union Sq, take the walk to Union Sq - 14 St, take the subway to 1 Av, then take the walk to Tompkins Square Park. Alternatively, New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Grand Central Terminal to Tompkins Square Park every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 7 min.

Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from Grand Central - 42 St to 14 St - Union Sq
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Union Sq - 14 St to 1 Av
Ave. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Astor Pl
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Grand Central Terminal to Tompkins Square Park
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$9 - $14
uberX + Car Seat
$21 - $28
uberX
$12 - $17
uberXL
$15 - $21
UberBLACK
$22 - $29
SUV
$30 - $45
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Pershing Square South to E 10 St & Avenue A
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Tompkins Square Park
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Grand Central Terminal to Tompkins Square Park?

The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Tompkins Square Park is 3 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Tompkins Square Park?

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Tompkins Square Park is to line 6 subway which costs $3 and takes 17 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Tompkins Square Park?

The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Tompkins Square Park is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs $17 - $21.

How long does it take to get from Grand Central Terminal to Tompkins Square Park?

It takes approximately 18 min to get from Grand Central Terminal to Tompkins Square Park, including transfers.