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There are 7 ways to get from Pennsylvania Station to 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) by subway, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Recommended option

Line 1 subway, line 7 subway, line 6 subway  •  21 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from 34 St - Penn Station to Times Sq - 42 St 1 / ...
  2. Take the line 7 subway from Times Sq - 42 St to Grand Central - 42 St 7 / ...
  3. Take the line 6 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to 86 St 6 / ...

$3

6 alternative options

Subway  •  25 min

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

$3

Line 6 subway  •  34 min

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

$3

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

$9 - $12

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 line 1 subway and line 7 subway and line 6 subway which costs $3 and takes 21 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.

The best way to get from Pennsylvania Station to 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) without a car is to line 1 subway and line 7 subway and line 6 subway which takes 21 min and costs $3.

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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 1790+ hotels available in 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line). Prices start at $114 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 walk to 34 St - Penn Station, take the line 1 subway to Times Sq - 42 St, take the line 7 subway to Grand Central - 42 St, take the line 6 subway to 86 St, then take the walk to 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line). Alternatively, 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
MTA
Website
mta.info
Subway from 34 St - Penn Station to Times Sq - 42 St
Ave. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Times Sq - 42 St to Grand Central - 42 St
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
mta.info
Subway from Grand Central - 42 St to 86 St
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
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
$9 - $12
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$9 - $12
UberX
$10 - $14
Car Seat
$19 - $25
UberXL
$15 - $19
Black
$27 - $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
More information 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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