There are 6 ways to get from Manhattan to Times Square 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  •  8 min

  1. Take the subway from 81 St - Museum of Natural History to 42 St - Bryant Pk B

$3

5 alternative options

Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from 77th & Lex to 40th & Lex Montauk-Eastbound / ...

$2 - $60

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Times Square 2.9 miles

$18 - $22

Uber  •  4 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manhattan to Times Square 2.9 miles

$7 - $10

Walk  •  46 min

  1. Walk from Manhattan to Times Square 2.4 miles

Bikeshare  •  22 min

  1. Cycle from Central Park West & W 85 St to Broadway & W 41 St 2.8 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 77th & Lex and arriving at 40th & Lex. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Times Square is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Manhattan to Times Square without a car is to subway which takes 8 min and costs .

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The subway from 81 St - Museum of Natural History to 42 St - Bryant Pk takes 8 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Manhattan to Times Square bus services, operated by Hampton Jitney Inc., depart from 77th & Lex station.

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Manhattan to Times Square bus services, operated by Hampton Jitney Inc., arrive at 40th & Lex station.

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

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Times Square.
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  • Distance: 2.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Times Square, NY, USA?

Hampton Jitney Inc. operates a bus from Manhattan to Times Square hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from 77th & Lex to 40th & Lex
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Online
$20 - $29
Onboard
$24 - $35
Westchester County Bee-Line System
Phone
+1 914 995-2000
Website
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from 5Th Ave @ 69Th St to 5Th Ave @ 43Rd St
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 86th St- Lexington btwn 85th & 86th St to 47th St- Lexington btwn 46th & 47th St
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manhattan to Times Square
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$7 - $10
UberX
$8 - $11
Car Seat
$17 - $22
UberXL
$11 - $15
Black
$23 - $30
Black SUV
$35 - $45
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Central Park West & W 85 St to Broadway & W 41 St
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Manhattan to Times Square
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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