There are 6 ways to get from Queens to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) by bus, subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  46 min

  1. Take the bus from Cross Bay Bl /Pitkin Av to Madison Av / E 40 St Bm5

$2 - $7

5 alternative options

Bus via Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl  •  47 min

  1. Take the bus from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl to E 34 St /Park Av Qm15

$2 - $7

Subway  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the subway from 104 St to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal A

$3

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Queens to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 10.8 miles

$55 - $75

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Queens to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 10.8 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from Queens to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 10.8 miles

$26 - $35

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cross Bay Bl /Pitkin Av and arriving at Madison Av / E 40 St. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between Queens and Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Queens to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) without a car is to bus which takes 46 min and costs .

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The bus from Cross Bay Bl /Pitkin Av to Madison Av / E 40 St takes 42 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Queens to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from Cross Bay Bl /Pitkin Av station.

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Queens to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Madison Av / E 40 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Queens to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is 11 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Queens to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway).

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There are 1808+ hotels available in Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway). Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Queens to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway).
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  • Distance: 8.9 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

What companies run services between Queens, NY, USA and Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway), NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Queens to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) every 3 hours. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 42 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Cross Bay Bl /Pitkin Av to Madison Av / E 40 St
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl to E 34 St /Park Av
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Queens to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $35
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uber.com
UberPool
$26 - $35
UberX
$29 - $40
Car Seat
$35 - $50
UberXL
$40 - $55
Black
$55 - $75
Black SUV
$75 - $95
Taxi from Queens to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$55 - $75
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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