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  •  23 min

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

$3

5 alternative options

Subway via Lexington Av/53 St  •  28 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Lexington Av/53 St E

$3

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

$13 - $19

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

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 11 min.

Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
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
$13 - $19
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$13 - $19
uberX + Car Seat
$25 - $35
uberX
$16 - $22
uberXL
$22 - $29
UberBLACK
$30 - $40
SUV
$40 - $55
Citi Bike
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
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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Questions & Answers

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

The distance between Port Authority Bus Terminal and Roosevelt Island Tramway is 3 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Roosevelt Island Tramway is to subway which costs $3 and takes 23 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Roosevelt Island Tramway is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $28 - $35.

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

The subway from 42 St - Bryant Pk to Roosevelt Island takes 11 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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