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There are 6 ways to get from Queensboro Plaza Station to Manhattan by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Subway

  1. Take the subway from Queensboro Plaza to Lexington Av/59 St

5 alternative options

Subway via 21 St-Queensbridge

  1. Take the subway from 21 St-Queensbridge to Lexington Av/63 St

Subway, line 6 subway

  1. Take the subway from Queensboro Plaza to Lexington Av/59 St
  2. Take the line 6 subway from 59 St to 86 St

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Queens Plz N/29 St to E 60 St/2 Av

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Queensboro Plaza Station to Manhattan

Walk

  1. Walk from Queensboro Plaza Station to Manhattan

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The cheapest way to get from Queensboro Plaza Station to Manhattan is to subway which costs $1 - $3 and takes 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Queensboro Plaza Station to Manhattan is to subway which costs $1 - $3 and takes 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Queens Plz N/29 St and arriving at E 60 St/2 Av. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Queensboro Plaza and arriving at Lexington Av/59 St. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 min.

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The distance between Queensboro Plaza Station and Manhattan is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Queensboro Plaza Station to Manhattan without a car is to subway which takes 5 min and costs $1 - $3.

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The subway from Queensboro Plaza to Lexington Av/59 St takes 5 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Queensboro Plaza Station to Manhattan bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Queens Plz N/29 St station.

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Queensboro Plaza Station to Manhattan train services, operated by MTA, depart from Queensboro Plaza station.

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Queensboro Plaza Station to Manhattan bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at E 60 St/2 Av station.

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Map of how to get from Queensboro Plaza Station to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 2.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 min

What companies run services between Queensboro Plaza Station, NY, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from Queensboro Plaza to Lexington Av/59 St every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5 min. Alternatively, MTA operates a bus from Queens Plz N/29 St to E 60 St/2 Av every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $7 and the journey takes 11 min. MTA Bus Company also services this route every 15 minutes.

Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Queensboro Plaza to Lexington Av/59 St
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$3
Subway from 21 St-Queensbridge to Lexington Av/63 St
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$3
Subway from 59 St to 86 St
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$3
Bus operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Bus from Queens Plz N/29 St to E 60 St/2 Av
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
mta.info
Standard
$2 - $7
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$1 - $4
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Bus from Queens Plz N/29 St to E 60 St/2 Av
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
new.mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Queensboro Plaza Station to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Queensboro Plaza Station to Manhattan train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Lexington Av/59 St station.

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