There are 6 ways to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Roosevelt Island Tramway 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  •  20 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St - Bryant Pk to Roosevelt Island F

$3

5 alternative options

Subway via W 4 St  •  27 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to W 4 St C / ...
  2. Take the subway from W 4 St to Roosevelt Island F

$6

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Roosevelt Island Tramway 4.7 miles

$28 - $35

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Roosevelt Island Tramway 4.7 miles

$11 - $15

Walk  •  53 min

  1. Walk from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Roosevelt Island Tramway 2.8 miles

Bikeshare  •  23 min

  1. Cycle from W 41 St & 8 Ave to E 60 St & York Ave 2.4 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

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

The best way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Roosevelt Island Tramway without a car is to subway which takes 20 min and costs .

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The subway from 42 St - Bryant Pk to Roosevelt Island takes 8 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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There are 1806+ hotels available in Roosevelt Island Tramway. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Roosevelt Island Tramway.
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  • Distance: 1.9 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

What companies run services between Port Authority Bus Terminal, NY, USA and Roosevelt Island Tramway, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Roosevelt Island Tramway 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 - Bryant Pk to Roosevelt Island
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to W 4 St
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from W 4 St to Roosevelt Island
Ave. Duration
14 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 Roosevelt Island Tramway
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$11 - $15
UberX
$12 - $17
Car Seat
$21 - $28
UberXL
$19 - $24
Black
$30 - $40
Black SUV
$40 - $60
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from W 41 St & 8 Ave to E 60 St & York Ave
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Roosevelt Island Tramway
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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