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There are 6 ways to get from Rockefeller Center to Bronx Zoo by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to Fordham New Haven / ...

$4 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 47 St to Bronx River Pky/Bronx Zoo Ent BxM11

$2 - $7

4 alternative options

Bus via W 145 St/St Nicholas Av  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from W 145 St/St Nicholas Av to Southern Bl/E 183 St Bx19

$5 - $10

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rockefeller Center to Bronx Zoo 9.7 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Rockefeller Center to Bronx Zoo 9.7 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Rockefeller Center to Bronx Zoo 9.7 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Rockefeller Center to Bronx Zoo is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rockefeller Center to Bronx Zoo is to taxi which costs $50 - $65 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madison Av/E 47 St and arriving at Bronx River Pky/Bronx Zoo Ent. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Grand Central and arriving at Fordham. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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The distance between Rockefeller Center and Bronx Zoo is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Rockefeller Center to Bronx Zoo without a car is to train which takes 1 h 14 min and costs $4 - $14.

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The train from Grand Central to Fordham takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Rockefeller Center to Bronx Zoo bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Madison Av/E 47 St station.

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Rockefeller Center to Bronx Zoo train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from Grand Central station.

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The best way to get from Rockefeller Center to Bronx Zoo is to train which takes 1 h 14 min and costs $4 - $14. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2 - $7 and takes 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Rockefeller Center to Bronx Zoo.
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  • Distance: 8.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 14 min

What companies run services between Rockefeller Center, NY, USA and Bronx Zoo, NY, USA?

Metro-North Railroad (MNR) operates a train from Rockefeller Center to Bronx Zoo every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $14 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, MTA operates a bus from Rockefeller Center to Bronx Zoo every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 41 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Fordham
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$7 - $8
Off-peak onboard
$12 - $14
Onboard
$9 - $14
At station
$4 - $10
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 47 St to Bronx River Pky/Bronx Zoo Ent
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from W 145 St/St Nicholas Av to Southern Bl/E 183 St
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Rockefeller Center to Bronx Zoo
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Car Seat
$35 - $50
UberX
$27 - $35
UberPool
$22 - $35
UberXL
$35 - $50
Black
$50 - $65
Black SUV
$65 - $85
Taxi from Rockefeller Center to Bronx Zoo
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Rockefeller Center to Bronx Zoo bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Bronx River Pky/Bronx Zoo Ent station.

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Rockefeller Center to Bronx Zoo train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Fordham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rockefeller Center to Bronx Zoo is 10 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Rockefeller Center to Bronx Zoo.

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