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There are 6 ways to get from Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree to New York by bus, subway, taxi or foot

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Bus  •  10 min

  1. Take the bus from 5Th Ave @ 51St St to 23Rd St @ 5Th Ave BxM4C / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Bus via 5 Av/W 43 St  •  11 min

  1. Take the bus from 5 Av/W 43 St to 5 Av / W 27 St BxM18

$2 - $7

Subway  •  13 min

  1. Take the subway from 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Ctr to W 4 St-Wash Sq F / ...

$3

Bus via New York, NY - 5th Ave & 56th st  •  19 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 5th Ave & 56th st to W 23 St/5 Av

$5 - $6

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree to New York 2.5 miles

$16 - $20

Walk  •  45 min

  1. Walk from Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree to New York 2.4 miles

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree to New York by walk and bus

The journey time between Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree and New York is around 7 min and covers a distance of around 3 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 7 min. Operated by Westchester County Bee-Line System, the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree to New York service departs from Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree and arrives in 23Rd St @ 5Th Ave. Typically 50 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7 min
Fastest journey time:
7 min
Services per week:
50
Cheapest price:
$3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:12
Last service departs at:
12:16

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree to New York walk and bus schedules

Walk services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree → New York
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree to New York is to bus which costs $3 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree to New York is to taxi which costs $16 - $20 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 5Th Ave @ 51St St and arriving at 23Rd St @ 5Th Ave. Services depart every two hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Ctr and arriving at W 4 St-Wash Sq. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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The distance between Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree and New York is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree to New York without a car is to bus which takes 10 min and costs $3.

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The bus from 5Th Ave @ 51St St to 23Rd St @ 5Th Ave takes 8 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree to New York bus services, operated by Westchester County Bee-Line System, depart from 5Th Ave @ 51St St station.

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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree to New York train services, operated by MTA, depart from 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Ctr station.

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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree to New York bus services, operated by Westchester County Bee-Line System, arrive at 23Rd St @ 5Th Ave station.

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Map of how to get from Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree to New York.
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  • Distance: 2.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 min

What companies run services between Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, NY, USA and New York, NY, USA?

Westchester County Bee-Line System operates a bus from 5Th Ave @ 51St St to 23Rd St @ 5Th Ave every 2 hours. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 8 min. Alternatively, MTA operates a vehicle from 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Ctr to W 4 St-Wash Sq every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $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 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Ctr to W 4 St-Wash Sq
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Westchester County Bee-Line System
Phone
+1 914 995-2000
Website
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from 5Th Ave @ 51St St to 23Rd St @ 5Th Ave
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
All other routes
$3
BxM4C/Rte28 Westchester-Manhattan Express
$8
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 5 Av/W 43 St to 5 Av / W 27 St
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Shortline Bus
Phone
+1 (845) 782-3528
Email
shortline@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New York, NY - 5th Ave & 56th st to W 23 St/5 Av
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
coachusa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree to New York
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree to New York train services, operated by MTA, arrive at W 4 St-Wash Sq station.

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