There are 6 ways to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Chinatown 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 via W 4 St  •  10 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to W 4 St A / ...
  2. Take the subway from W 4 St to Grand St B / ...

$6

Cheapest option

Subway  •  13 min

  1. Take the subway from Times Sq - 42 St to Canal St Q / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Chinatown 3.4 miles

$21 - $25

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Chinatown 3.4 miles

$8 - $11

Walk  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Walk from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Chinatown 3.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  27 min

  1. Cycle from W 41 St & 8 Ave to Forsyth St & Canal St 4 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Chinatown is to subway which costs $3 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Chinatown is to taxi which costs $21 - $25 and takes 8 min.

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The distance between Port Authority Bus Terminal and Chinatown is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Chinatown without a car is to subway which takes 10 min and costs $6.

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It takes approximately 10 min to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Chinatown, including transfers.

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There are 1789+ hotels available in Chinatown. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Chinatown.
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  • Distance: 2.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 min

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

There is no direct connection from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Chinatown. However, you can take the subway to W 4 St then take the subway to Grand St. Alternatively, New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Chinatown every 5 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 W 4 St
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from W 4 St to Grand St
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Times Sq - 42 St to Canal St
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$8 - $11
UberX
$9 - $13
Car Seat
$18 - $24
UberXL
$13 - $17
Black
$25 - $35
Black SUV
$35 - $50
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from W 41 St & 8 Ave to Forsyth St & Canal St
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$21 - $25
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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