There are 6 ways to get from Long Island City to Rockefeller Center 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.

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Subway via 5 Av/53 St  •  10 min

  1. Take the subway from Court Sq to 5 Av/53 St E / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Subway  •  10 min

  1. Take the subway from Court Sq to 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr M

$3

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Long Island City to Rockefeller Center 3.3 miles

$20 - $25

Uber  •  5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Long Island City to Rockefeller Center 3.3 miles

$8 - $11

Walk  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Walk from Long Island City to Rockefeller Center 3.4 miles

Bikeshare  •  25 min

  1. Cycle from Jackson Ave & 46 Rd to E 48 St & 5 Ave 3.4 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The distance between Long Island City and Rockefeller Center is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Long Island City to Rockefeller Center without a car is to subway which takes 10 min and costs .

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The subway from Court Sq to 5 Av/53 St takes 5 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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There are 1793+ hotels available in Rockefeller Center. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Long Island City to Rockefeller Center.
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  • Distance: 1.9 miles
  • Duration: 10 min

What companies run services between Long Island City, NY, USA and Rockefeller Center, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Long Island City to Rockefeller Center every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 5 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Long Island City to Rockefeller Center
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$8 - $11
UberX
$9 - $12
Car Seat
$18 - $23
UberXL
$13 - $17
Black
$25 - $35
Black SUV
$35 - $50
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Jackson Ave & 46 Rd to E 48 St & 5 Ave
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Long Island City to Rockefeller Center
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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