There are 5 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Union City by subway, bus, taxi 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  •  7 min

  1. Take the line 7 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to 34 St - 11 Av 7 / ...

$3

Cheapest option

Line 111 bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 111 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Marginal Rd N At Pleasant Ave 111 / ...

$1 - $2

3 alternative options

Line 159 bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the line 159 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New York Ave At 43Rd St 159

$4 - $5

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Union City 5.3 miles

$30 - $40

Bikeshare  •  13 min

  1. Cycle from Pershing Square South to Ave & W 40 St 1.8 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Union City is to line 111 bus which costs $1 - $2 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Union City is to line 7 subway which costs $3 and takes 7 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Union City is 3 miles.

The line 7 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to 34 St - 11 Av takes 7 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Marginal Rd N At Pleasant Ave. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Union City without a car is to line 7 subway which takes 7 min and costs $3.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to Union City.
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  • Distance: 3.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 min

What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and Union City, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Union City every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 8 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Marginal Rd N At Pleasant Ave
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New York Ave At 43Rd St
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Pershing Square South to Ave & W 40 St
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Union City
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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