There are 5 ways to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal 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  •  7 min

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

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Manhattan 2.6 miles

$17 - $21

Uber  •  5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Manhattan 2.6 miles

$9 - $14

Walk  •  49 min

  1. Walk from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Manhattan 2.6 miles

Bikeshare  •  26 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 Roosevelt Island, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Manhattan every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 7 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$9 - $14
uberX + Car Seat
$21 - $27
uberX
$12 - $16
uberXL
$15 - $20
UberBLACK
$22 - $28
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 Manhattan
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

How far is it from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Roosevelt Island?

The distance between Port Authority Bus Terminal and Roosevelt Island is 4 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Roosevelt Island?

The cheapest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Roosevelt Island is to subway which costs $3 and takes 7 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Roosevelt Island?

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

How long does it take to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Roosevelt Island?

The subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 81 St - Museum of Natural History takes 7 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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