Directions from Grand Central Terminal to Upper West Side

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Recommended option

Line 7 subway, line 1 subway  •  13 min

  1. 7 / ...
  2. 1 / ...

$6

Cheapest option

Line 28 bus  •  20 min

  1. 28

$3

5 alternative options

Line 1 subway  •  21 min

  1. 1 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. 3.2 miles

$19 - $24

Uber  •  4 min

  1. 3.2 miles

$8 - $14

Walk  •  59 min

  1. 3.1 miles

Bikeshare  •  29 min

  1. 4 miles

$10

What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and Upper West Side, NY, USA?

Westchester County Bee-Line System operates a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Upper West Side every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 16 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Westchester County Bee-Line System
Website
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from Madison Ave @ 39Th St to Madison Ave @ 84Th St
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Grand Central Terminal to Upper West Side
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$8 - $14
uberX + Car Seat
$25 - $35
uberX
$16 - $21
uberXL
$19 - $26
UberBLACK
$24 - $35
SUV
$35 - $50
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Pershing Square South to W 84 St & Broadway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Upper West Side
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$19 - $24
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 Upper West Side is 4 km.

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Upper West Side is to line 28 bus which costs $3 and takes 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Upper West Side is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs $19 - $24.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madison Ave @ 39Th St and arriving at Madison Ave @ 84Th St. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

It takes approximately 13 min to get from Grand Central Terminal to Upper West Side, including transfers.