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There are 5 ways to get from Radio City Music Hall to 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) by subway, taxi or foot

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Subway via 57 St-7 Av  •  18 min

  1. Take the subway from 57 St-7 Av to 96 St Q / ...

4 alternative options

Subway  •  19 min

  1. Take the subway from 49 St to 96 St Q / ...

Subway via Lexington Av/63 St  •  19 min

  1. Take the subway from 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Ctr to Lexington Av/63 St F / ...
  2. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to 96 St Q / ...

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Radio City Music Hall to 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) 3.7 miles

Walk  •  58 min

  1. Walk from Radio City Music Hall to 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) 3.1 miles

Radio City Music Hall to 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) by walk and subway

The journey time between Radio City Music Hall and 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) is around 9 min and covers a distance of around 3 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 8 min. Services are operated by MTA. Typically 1223 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
9 min
Fastest journey time:
8 min
Journey distance:
3 miles
Services per week:
1223
Cheapest price:
$1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:04
Last service departs at:
23:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Radio City Music Hall to 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) walk and subway schedules

Departing Monday, September 20, 2021

Radio City Music Hall → 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Radio City Music Hall to 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) is to subway via 57 St-7 Av which costs $1 - $3 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Radio City Music Hall to 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) is to taxi which costs $22 - $27 and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 57 St-7 Av and arriving at 96 St. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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The distance between Radio City Music Hall and 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Radio City Music Hall to 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) without a car is to subway via 57 St-7 Av which takes 18 min and costs $1 - $3.

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The subway from 57 St-7 Av to 96 St takes 9 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Radio City Music Hall to 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) train services, operated by MTA, depart from 57 St-7 Av station.

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Radio City Music Hall to 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) train services, operated by MTA, arrive at 96 St station.

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There are 1041+ hotels available in 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Radio City Music Hall to 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway).
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  • Distance: 2.4 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

What companies run services between Radio City Music Hall, NY, USA and 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway), NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from 57 St-7 Av to 96 St every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 9 min.

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 57 St-7 Av to 96 St
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Subway from 49 St to 96 St
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Subway from 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Ctr to Lexington Av/63 St
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Subway from Lexington Av/63 St to 96 St
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$0
Standard Fare
$0
Other operators
Taxi from Radio City Music Hall to 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway)
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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