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There are 5 ways to get from New York Aquarium to Water Taxi Beach by subway, bus, taxi or car

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Subway

  1. Take the subway from W 8 St-NY Aquarium to Times Sq-42 St

4 alternative options

Subway, bus

  1. Take the subway from W 8 St-NY Aquarium to Prospect Park
  2. Take the bus from Lincoln Rd/Flatbush Av to Box St/Manhattan Av

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Cropsey Av/Canal Av to Madison Av/E 34 St

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from New York Aquarium to Water Taxi Beach

Drive

  1. Drive from New York Aquarium to Water Taxi Beach

New York Aquarium to Water Taxi Beach by walk and subway

The journey time between New York Aquarium and Water Taxi Beach is around 1h 3m and covers a distance of around 17 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 6 min. The fastest journey normally takes 57 min. Services are operated by MTA. Typically 1192 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
57 min
Layover time:
6 min
Total time:
1h 3m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
57 min
Journey distance:
17 miles
Services per week:
1192
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:02
Last service departs at:
23:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York Aquarium to Water Taxi Beach walk and subway schedules

New York Aquarium → Water Taxi Beach
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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Water Taxi Beach is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Water Taxi Beach is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Water Taxi Beach is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York Aquarium to Water Taxi Beach is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 26 min.

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The fastest way to get from New York Aquarium to Water Taxi Beach is to taxi which takes 26 min and costs $90 - $110.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cropsey Av/Canal Av and arriving at Madison Av/E 34 St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 14m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York Aquarium to Water Taxi Beach. However, there are services departing from W 8 St-NY Aquarium and arriving at Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av via Times Sq-42 St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 13m.

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The distance between New York Aquarium and Water Taxi Beach is 12 miles. The road distance is 17 miles.

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The best way to get from New York Aquarium to Water Taxi Beach without a car is to subway which takes 1h 13m and costs $2 - $6.

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It takes approximately 1h 13m to get from New York Aquarium to Water Taxi Beach, including transfers.

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New York Aquarium to Water Taxi Beach bus services, operated by MTA Bus Company, depart from Cropsey Av/Canal Av station.

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New York Aquarium to Water Taxi Beach train services, operated by MTA, depart from W 8 St-NY Aquarium station.

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New York Aquarium to Water Taxi Beach bus services, operated by MTA Bus Company, arrive at Madison Av/E 34 St station.

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Map of how to get from New York Aquarium to Water Taxi Beach.
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  • Distance: 11.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 13m

What companies run services between New York Aquarium, NY, USA and Water Taxi Beach, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from W 8 St-NY Aquarium to Times Sq-42 St every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, MTA Bus Company operates a bus from Cropsey Av/Canal Av to Madison Av/E 34 St hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1h 14m.

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 W 8 St-NY Aquarium to Times Sq-42 St
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Subway from W 8 St-NY Aquarium to Prospect Park
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Bus operators
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Bus from Lincoln Rd/Flatbush Av to Box St/Manhattan Av
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus from Cropsey Av/Canal Av to Madison Av/E 34 St
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from New York Aquarium to Water Taxi Beach
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434

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New York Aquarium to Water Taxi Beach train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Times Sq-42 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York Aquarium to Water Taxi Beach is 17 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from New York Aquarium to Water Taxi Beach.

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