There are 6 ways to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Central Park 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  •  15 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 86 St C / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Subway via 81 St - Museum of Natural History  •  16 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 81 St - Museum of Natural History A / ...

$3

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Central Park 2.7 miles

$17 - $21

Uber  •  5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Central Park 2.7 miles

$7 - $12

Walk  •  48 min

  1. Walk from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Central Park 2.6 miles

Bikeshare  •  32 min

  1. Cycle from W 41 St & 8 Ave to Central Park West & W 85 St 3.8 miles

$10

What companies run services between Port Authority Bus Terminal, NY, USA and Central Park, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Central Park every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 8 min.

Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 86 St
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 81 St - Museum of Natural History
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Central Park
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$7 - $12
uberX + Car Seat
$24 - $35
uberX
$15 - $20
uberXL
$17 - $24
UberBLACK
$22 - $29
SUV
$30 - $45
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from W 41 St & 8 Ave to Central Park West & W 85 St
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Central Park
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Port Authority Bus Terminal and Central Park is 4 km.

The cheapest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Central Park is to subway which costs $3 and takes 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Central Park is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs $17 - $21.

The subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 86 St takes 8 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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