There are 5 ways to get from Pennsylvania Station to Upper East Side 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  •  21 min

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

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pennsylvania Station to Upper East Side 4 miles

$24 - $29

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Pennsylvania Station to Upper East Side 4 miles

$16 - $23

Walk  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Walk from Pennsylvania Station to Upper East Side 3.8 miles

Bikeshare  •  41 min

  1. Cycle from W 31 St & 7 Ave to E 85 St & 3 Ave 4.4 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Upper East Side is to subway which costs $3 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Upper East Side is to taxi which costs $24 - $29 and takes 6 min.

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The distance between Pennsylvania Station and Upper East Side is 3 miles.

The subway from 34 St - Herald Sq to 86 St takes 12 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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What companies run services between Pennsylvania Station, NY, USA and Upper East Side, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Pennsylvania Station to Upper East Side every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 12 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Pennsylvania Station to Upper East Side
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$16 - $23
uberX
$19 - $25
uberX + Car Seat
$28 - $40
uberXL
$24 - $35
UberBLACK
$28 - $40
SUV
$40 - $50
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from W 31 St & 7 Ave to E 85 St & 3 Ave
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Pennsylvania Station to Upper East Side
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$24 - $29
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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