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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

5 alternative options

Line 1 subway  •  13 min

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

$3

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Upper West Side 3.2 miles

$20 - $24

Uber  •  4 min

  1. Take an Uber from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Upper West Side 3.2 miles

$8 - $14

Walk  •  47 min

  1. Walk from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Upper West Side 2.5 miles

Bikeshare  •  23 min

  1. Cycle from W 41 St & 8 Ave to W 84 St & Broadway 3.3 miles

$10

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

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

Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Upper West Side
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$8 - $14
uberX + Car Seat
$25 - $35
uberX
$16 - $22
uberXL
$19 - $26
UberBLACK
$24 - $35
SUV
$35 - $50
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from W 41 St & 8 Ave to W 84 St & Broadway
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Upper West Side
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$20 - $24
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Port Authority Bus Terminal and Upper West Side is 4 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Upper West Side is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs $20 - $24.

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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