There are 5 ways to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Upper East Side by subway, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Subway  •  15 min

  1. Take the subway from Times Sq - 42 St to 86 St Q / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Upper East Side 3.6 miles

$22 - $27

Uber  •  5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Upper East Side 3.6 miles

$8 - $12

Walk  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Walk from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Upper East Side 3.3 miles

Bikeshare  •  32 min

  1. Cycle from W 41 St & 8 Ave to E 85 St & 3 Ave 3.7 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Upper East Side is to subway which costs $3 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Upper East Side is to taxi which costs $22 - $27 and takes 5 min.

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The distance between Port Authority Bus Terminal and Upper East Side is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Upper East Side without a car is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $3.

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The subway from Times Sq - 42 St to 86 St takes 10 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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There are 1770+ hotels available in Upper East Side. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Upper East Side.
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  • Distance: 2.6 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

What companies run services between Port Authority Bus Terminal, NY, USA and Upper East Side, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Upper East Side every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 10 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Upper East Side
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$8 - $12
UberX
$9 - $13
Car Seat
$18 - $24
UberXL
$14 - $18
Black
$26 - $35
Black SUV
$35 - $50
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from W 41 St & 8 Ave to E 85 St & 3 Ave
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Upper East Side
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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