There are 6 ways to get from Manhattan to Rockefeller Center by subway, bus, 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  •  10 min

  1. Take the subway from 81 St - Museum of Natural History to 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr B

$3

5 alternative options

Bus  •  12 min

  1. Take the bus from 5Th Ave @ 98Th St to 5Th Ave @ 51St St BxM4C

$2 - $8

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Rockefeller Center 2.8 miles

$18 - $22

Uber  •  4 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manhattan to Rockefeller Center 2.8 miles

$7 - $9

Walk  •  41 min

  1. Walk from Manhattan to Rockefeller Center 2.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  24 min

  1. Cycle from Central Park West & W 85 St to E 48 St & 5 Ave 2.8 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 5Th Ave @ 98Th St and arriving at 5Th Ave @ 51St St. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Rockefeller Center is 2 miles.

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

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The subway from 81 St - Museum of Natural History to 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr takes 7 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Manhattan to Rockefeller Center bus services, operated by Westchester County Bee-Line System, depart from 5Th Ave @ 98Th St station.

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Manhattan to Rockefeller Center bus services, operated by Westchester County Bee-Line System, arrive at 5Th Ave @ 51St St station.

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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 Manhattan to Rockefeller Center.
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  • Distance: 1.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Rockefeller Center, NY, USA?

Westchester County Bee-Line System operates a bus from Manhattan to Rockefeller Center every 4 hours. Tickets cost $2 - $8 and the journey takes 10 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Westchester County Bee-Line System
Phone
+1 914 995-2000
Website
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from 5Th Ave @ 98Th St to 5Th Ave @ 51St St
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manhattan to Rockefeller Center
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$7 - $9
UberX
$8 - $11
Car Seat
$17 - $22
UberXL
$11 - $15
Black
$23 - $30
Black SUV
$30 - $45
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Central Park West & W 85 St to E 48 St & 5 Ave
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Manhattan to Rockefeller Center
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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