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There are 4 ways to get from Radio City Music Hall to City Island by bus, subway, taxi or car

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Bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 51 St to Asch Loop/Alcott Pl BxM7

$2 - $7

3 alternative options

Line 5 subway  •  59 min

  1. Take the line 5 subway from Grand Central-42 St to Baychester Av 5 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Radio City Music Hall to Baychester 13.1 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Radio City Music Hall to Baychester 13.1 miles

$1 - $2

Radio City Music Hall to City Island by walk and bus

The journey time between Radio City Music Hall and City Island is around 45 min and covers a distance of around 15 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 34 min. Operated by MTA, the Radio City Music Hall to City Island service departs from Radio City Music Hall and arrives in Asch Loop/Alcott Pl. Typically 448 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
45 min
Fastest journey time:
34 min
Journey distance:
15 miles
Services per week:
448
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:09
Last service departs at:
23:49

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Radio City Music Hall to City Island walk and bus schedules

Radio City Music Hall → City Island
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The cheapest way to get from Radio City Music Hall to City Island is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Radio City Music Hall to City Island is to taxi which costs $70 - $85 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madison Av/E 51 St and arriving at Asch Loop/Alcott Pl. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Grand Central-42 St and arriving at Baychester Av. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between Radio City Music Hall and City Island is 12 miles. The road distance is 13.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Radio City Music Hall to City Island without a car is to bus which takes 52 min and costs $2 - $7.

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The bus from Madison Av/E 51 St to Asch Loop/Alcott Pl takes 46 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Radio City Music Hall to City Island bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Madison Av/E 51 St station.

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Radio City Music Hall to City Island train services, operated by MTA, depart from Grand Central-42 St station.

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Radio City Music Hall to City Island bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Asch Loop/Alcott Pl station.

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Map of how to get from Radio City Music Hall to City Island.
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  • Distance: 11.9 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

What companies run services between Radio City Music Hall, NY, USA and City Island, NY, USA?

MTA operates a bus from Madison Av/E 51 St to Asch Loop/Alcott Pl every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 46 min. Alternatively, MTA operates a vehicle from Grand Central-42 St to Baychester Av every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 44 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 Grand Central-42 St to Baychester Av
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
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 Madison Av/E 51 St to Asch Loop/Alcott Pl
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Radio City Music Hall to Baychester
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Radio City Music Hall to City Island train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Baychester Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Radio City Music Hall to City Island is 13 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Radio City Music Hall to City Island.

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