There are 6 ways to get from Howard Beach to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) by subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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

Subway, line 4 subway  •  52 min

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to Fulton St A
  2. Take the line 4 subway from Brooklyn Bridge - City Hall to Grand Central - 42 St 4 / ...

$6

Cheapest option

Bus via E 34 St /3 Av  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from 157 Av/92 St to E 34 St /3 Av Qm15 / ...

$2 - $7

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from 157 Av/92 St to 6 Av/W 44 St Qm15 / ...

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Howard Beach to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 12 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Howard Beach to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 12 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Howard Beach to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 12 miles

$28 - $40

What companies run services between Howard Beach, NY, USA and Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway), NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Howard Beach to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 51 min.

Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from 157 Av/92 St to E 34 St /3 Av
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from 157 Av/92 St to 6 Av/W 44 St
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Howard Beach to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$28 - $40
uberX + Car Seat
$45 - $60
uberX
$35 - $50
uberXL
$45 - $60
UberBLACK
$60 - $80
SUV
$80 - $100
Taxi from Howard Beach to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Howard Beach and Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is 16 km. The road distance is 19 km.

The cheapest way to get from Howard Beach to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Howard Beach to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs $65 - $80.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 157 Av/92 St and arriving at E 34 St /3 Av. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

It takes approximately 52 min to get from Howard Beach to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway), including transfers.

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