There are 4 ways to get from Mount Vernon to Long Island City by train, subway, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Mt Vernon East to Grand Central New Haven / ...

$9 - $18

Cheapest option

Line 2 subway  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Wakefield - 241 St to Times Sq - 42 St 2

$6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mount Vernon to Long Island City 17.5 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Mount Vernon to Long Island City 17.5 miles

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Mount Vernon to Long Island City is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mount Vernon to Long Island City is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 22 min.

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The distance between Mount Vernon and Long Island City is 13 miles. The road distance is 17.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 38 min to get from Mount Vernon to Long Island City, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Mount Vernon, NY, USA and Long Island City, NY, USA?

Metro-North Railroad (MNR) operates a train from Mount Vernon to Long Island City every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $15 and the journey takes 31 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Mt Vernon East to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$7 - $9
Off-peak onboard
$13 - $15
Onboard
$11 - $15
At station
$6 - $11
Other operators
Taxi from Mount Vernon to Long Island City
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Mexicana Car Service
Phone
+1 914-476.0800
Website
mexicanacarservice.com
Mexico Car Service
Phone
+1 914-968-6666
Website
mexico-car-service.com

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