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There are 3 ways to get from Manhattan to United Nations Headquarters by subway, taxi or foot

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Line 6 subway

  1. Take the line 6 subway from 86 St to Grand Central-42 St

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to United Nations Headquarters

Walk

  1. Walk from Manhattan to United Nations Headquarters

Manhattan to United Nations Headquarters by subway and walk

3692 Weekly Services
19 min Average Duration
$1 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Manhattan to United Nations Headquarters is to line 6 subway, which costs $1 - $3 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to United Nations Headquarters is to taxi which costs $21 - $25 and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 86 St and arriving at Grand Central-42 St. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and United Nations Headquarters is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Manhattan to United Nations Headquarters without a car is to line 6 subway which takes 19 min and costs $1 - $3.

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The line 6 subway from 86 St to Grand Central-42 St takes 10 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Manhattan to United Nations Headquarters train services, operated by MTA, depart from 86 St station.

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Manhattan to United Nations Headquarters train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Grand Central-42 St station.

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There are 733+ hotels available in United Nations Headquarters. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to United Nations Headquarters.
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  • Distance: 2.4 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and United Nations Headquarters, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from 86 St to Grand Central-42 St every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 10 min.

Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 86 St to Grand Central-42 St
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to United Nations Headquarters
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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