There are 7 ways to get from Rockefeller Center to Battery Park City by subway, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Subway via Broadway-Lafayette St  •  20 min

  1. Take the subway from 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr to Broadway-Lafayette St D / ...
  2. Take the subway from Prince St to Cortlandt St R / ...

$6

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Subway  •  23 min

  1. Take the subway from 49 St to Cortlandt St N / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the bus from 5 Av/W 52 St to Broadway/Cedar St X28

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rockefeller Center to Battery Park City 5.5 miles

$30 - $40

Uber  •  9 min

  1. Take an Uber from Rockefeller Center to Battery Park City 5.5 miles

$15 - $21

Walk  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Walk from Rockefeller Center to Battery Park City 4.5 miles

Bikeshare  •  42 min

  1. Cycle from E 48 St & 5 Ave to South End Ave & Liberty St 5.6 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rockefeller Center to Battery Park City is to subway which costs $3 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rockefeller Center to Battery Park City is to taxi which costs $30 - $40 and takes 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 5 Av/W 52 St and arriving at Broadway/Cedar St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between Rockefeller Center and Battery Park City is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Rockefeller Center to Battery Park City without a car is to subway which takes 20 min and costs $6.

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It takes approximately 20 min to get from Rockefeller Center to Battery Park City, including transfers.

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Rockefeller Center to Battery Park City bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from 5 Av/W 52 St station.

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Rockefeller Center to Battery Park City bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Broadway/Cedar St station.

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The nearest airport to Battery Park City is Newark (EWR) Airport which is 8.7 miles away. Other nearby airports include New York La Guardia (LGA) (8.8 miles), Teterboro (TEB) (10.4 miles), New York JFK (JFK) (13.2 miles) and White Plains (HPN) (29.8 miles).

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There are 1779+ hotels available in Battery Park City. Prices start at $113 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rockefeller Center to Battery Park City.
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  • Distance: 3.8 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

What companies run services between Rockefeller Center, NY, USA and Battery Park City, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Rockefeller Center to Battery Park City hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 38 min.

Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr to Broadway-Lafayette St
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Prince St to Cortlandt St
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 49 St to Cortlandt St
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from 5 Av/W 52 St to Broadway/Cedar St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Rockefeller Center to Battery Park City
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$15 - $21
Car Seat
$27 - $35
UberX
$18 - $24
UberXL
$24 - $35
Black
$30 - $45
Black SUV
$45 - $60
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from E 48 St & 5 Ave to South End Ave & Liberty St
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Rockefeller Center to Battery Park City
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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