There are 6 ways to get from Pennsylvania Station to 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) by subway, 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.

Recommended option

Subway, line 4 subway  •  21 min

  1. Take the subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 14 St A / ...
  2. Take the subway from 8 Av to Union Sq - 14 St L
  3. Take the line 4 subway from 14 St - Union Sq to 86 St 4 / ...

$9

Cheapest option

Subway  •  25 min

  1. Take the subway from 34 St - Herald Sq to 86 St Q / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pennsylvania Station to 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) 3.8 miles

$23 - $28

Uber  •  5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Pennsylvania Station to 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) 3.8 miles

$12 - $17

Walk  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Walk from Pennsylvania Station to 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) 3.5 miles

Bikeshare  •  39 min

  1. Cycle from W 31 St & 7 Ave to E 84 St & Park Ave 3.7 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) is to subway which costs $3 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) is to taxi which costs $23 - $28 and takes 5 min.

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The distance between Pennsylvania Station and 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) is 3 miles.

It takes approximately 21 min to get from Pennsylvania Station to 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line), including transfers.

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There are 1894+ hotels available in 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line). Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pennsylvania Station to 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line).
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  • Distance: 2.8 miles
  • Duration: 21 min

What companies run services between Pennsylvania Station, NY, USA and 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line), NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Pennsylvania Station to 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line). However, you can take the subway to 14 St, take the walk to 8 Av, take the subway to Union Sq - 14 St, take the walk to 14 St - Union Sq, take the line 4 subway to 86 St, then take the walk to 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line). Alternatively, New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Pennsylvania Station to 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 12 min.

Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 14 St
Ave. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 8 Av to Union Sq - 14 St
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 14 St - Union Sq to 86 St
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 34 St - Herald Sq to 86 St
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Pennsylvania Station to 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$12 - $17
Car Seat
$24 - $35
UberX
$15 - $20
UberXL
$19 - $25
Black
$26 - $35
Black SUV
$35 - $50
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from W 31 St & 7 Ave to E 84 St & Park Ave
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Pennsylvania Station to 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$23 - $28
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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