There are 6 ways to get from Pennsylvania Station to East 78th Street Houses by subway, bus, 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, bus, line 6 subway  •  23 min

  1. Take the subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 5 Av/53 St E
  2. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 52 St to E 59 St/Lexington Av Q32
  3. Take the line 6 subway from 59 St to 77 St 6 / ...

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 6 subway  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 6 subway from 28 St to 77 St 6 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pennsylvania Station to East 78th Street Houses 3.3 miles

$20 - $24

Uber  •  5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Pennsylvania Station to East 78th Street Houses 3.3 miles

$10 - $15

Walk  •  1 h

  1. Walk from Pennsylvania Station to East 78th Street Houses 3.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  38 min

  1. Cycle from W 31 St & 7 Ave to E 76 St & 3 Ave 4 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to East 78th Street Houses is to line 6 subway which costs $3 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to East 78th Street Houses is to taxi which costs $20 - $24 and takes 5 min.

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The distance between Pennsylvania Station and East 78th Street Houses is 2 miles.

It takes approximately 23 min to get from Pennsylvania Station to East 78th Street Houses, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Pennsylvania Station to East 78th Street Houses.
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  • Distance: 2.5 miles
  • Duration: 23 min

What companies run services between Pennsylvania Station, NY, USA and East 78th Street Houses, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Pennsylvania Station to East 78th Street Houses. However, you can take the subway to 5 Av/53 St, take the walk to Madison Av/E 52 St, take the bus to E 59 St/Lexington Av, take the walk to 59 St, take the line 6 subway to 77 St, then take the walk to East 78th Street Houses. Alternatively, New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Pennsylvania Station to East 78th Street Houses every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 10 min.

Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 5 Av/53 St
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 59 St to 77 St
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 28 St to 77 St
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 52 St to E 59 St/Lexington Av
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Pennsylvania Station to East 78th Street Houses
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$10 - $15
Car Seat
$23 - $30
UberX
$14 - $19
UberXL
$17 - $23
Black
$24 - $35
Black SUV
$35 - $45
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from W 31 St & 7 Ave to E 76 St & 3 Ave
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Pennsylvania Station to East 78th Street Houses
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$20 - $24
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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