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.

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Subway  •  6 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

$6 - $9

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

Questions & Answers

The distance between Port Authority Bus Terminal and Roosevelt Island is 2 miles.

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

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The subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 81 St - Museum of Natural History takes 6 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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There are 1804+ hotels available in Roosevelt Island. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Roosevelt Island.
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  • Distance: 2.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 min

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 6 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
$6 - $9
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$6 - $9
UberX
$8 - $10
Car Seat
$17 - $21
UberXL
$10 - $14
Black
$22 - $29
Black SUV
$30 - $45
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
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
More information at
citibikenyc.com
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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