There are 5 ways to get from Pennsylvania Station to Roosevelt Island 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  •  10 min

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

$3

4 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

$9 - $15

Walk  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Walk from Pennsylvania Station to Manhattan 3.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  31 min

  1. Cycle from 8 Ave & W 31 St to Central Park West & W 85 St 4.4 miles

$10

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

New York City Transit (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.com
Towncar from Pennsylvania Station to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$9 - $15
uberX + Car Seat
$21 - $28
uberX
$12 - $17
uberXL
$16 - $22
UberBLACK
$24 - $30
SUV
$35 - $45
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from 8 Ave & W 31 St to Central Park West & W 85 St
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Pennsylvania Station to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$19 - $23
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Pennsylvania Station to Roosevelt Island?

The distance between Pennsylvania Station and Roosevelt Island is 4 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Roosevelt Island?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Roosevelt Island?

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

How long does it take to get from Pennsylvania Station to Roosevelt Island?

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

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