There are 5 ways to get from Journal Square Transportation Center to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) by train, bus, taxi, car 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

Train  •  39 min

  1. Path

$3

Cheapest option

Line 119 bus  •  51 min

  1. 119 / ...

$1 - $3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. 7 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  10 min

  1. 7 miles

$1

Bikeshare  •  1 h 42 min

  1. 10.7 miles

$10

What companies run services between Journal Square Transportation Center, NJ, USA and Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway), NY, USA?

Port Authority NYNJ operates a train from Journal Square Transportation Center to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 22 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Journal Square Transportation Center to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 34 min.

Train operators
Port Authority NYNJ
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Other operators
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Journal Square to Pershing Square North
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Journal Square Transportation Center to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Journal Square Transportation Center and Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is 7 km. The road distance is 11 km.

The cheapest way to get from Journal Square Transportation Center to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is to drive which costs $1 and takes 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Journal Square Transportation Center to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $35 - $50.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Journal Square and arriving at 33rd Street. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Journal Square Transportation Center and arriving at Port Authority Bus Terminal. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

The train from Journal Square to 33rd Street takes 22 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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