There are 4 ways to get from Pennsylvania Station to Roosevelt Island by subway, taxi, towncar or foot

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Subway  •  10 min

  1. Take the subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 86 St C / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pennsylvania Station to Manhattan 3 miles

$19 - $23

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Pennsylvania Station to Manhattan 3 miles

$15 - $18

Walk  •  1h 1m

  1. Walk from Pennsylvania Station to Manhattan 3.2 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Roosevelt Island is to subway which costs $3 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Roosevelt Island is to taxi which costs $19 - $23 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 34 St - Penn Station station and arriving at 86 St. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Pennsylvania Station and Roosevelt Island is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Roosevelt Island without a car is to subway which takes 10 min and costs $3.

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The subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 86 St takes 10 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Pennsylvania Station to Roosevelt Island train services, operated by MTA, depart from 34 St - Penn Station.

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Pennsylvania Station to Roosevelt Island train services, operated by MTA, arrive at 86 St station.

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There are 2112+ hotels available in Roosevelt Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pennsylvania Station to Roosevelt Island.
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  • Distance: 2.5 miles
  • Duration: 10 min

What companies run services between Pennsylvania Station, NY, USA and Roosevelt Island, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from Pennsylvania Station to Manhattan every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 10 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Pennsylvania Station to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$15 - $18
Car Seat
$28 - $32
UberX
$16 - $18
UberXL
$26 - $30
Black
$34 - $39
Black SUV
$50 - $60
Taxi from Pennsylvania Station to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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