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There are 6 ways to get from Pennsylvania Station to Washington Heights by subway, bus, taxi, car or foot

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Recommended option

Subway  •  24 min

  1. Take the subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 181 St A

$3

Cheapest option

Line 158 bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the line 158 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to River Rd At Palisades Terrace 158

$1 - $4

4 alternative options

Line 1 subway  •  37 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from 28 St to 181 St 1

$3

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pennsylvania Station to Washington Heights 8.5 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from Pennsylvania Station to Washington Heights 8.5 miles

$1 - $2

Walk  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Walk from Pennsylvania Station to Washington Heights 8.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Washington Heights is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Washington Heights is to taxi which costs $45 - $60 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at River Rd At Palisades Terrace. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Pennsylvania Station and Washington Heights is 8 miles. The road distance is 8.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Washington Heights without a car is to subway which takes 24 min and costs $3.

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The subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 181 St takes 24 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Pennsylvania Station to Washington Heights bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Pennsylvania Station to Washington Heights bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at River Rd At Palisades Terrace station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pennsylvania Station to Washington Heights is 9 miles. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from Pennsylvania Station to Washington Heights.

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There are 1993+ hotels available in Washington Heights. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 7.6 miles
  • Duration: 24 min

What companies run services between Pennsylvania Station, NY, USA and Washington Heights, NY, USA?

NJ Transit operates a bus from Pennsylvania Station to Washington Heights every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Pennsylvania Station to Washington Heights
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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