There are 4 ways to get from Rockefeller Center to Central Park by subway, taxi, towncar or foot

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Subway  •  19 min

  1. Take the subway from 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr to 81 St - Museum of Natural History B

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rockefeller Center to Central Park 2.4 miles

$15 - $19

Uber  •  4 min

  1. Take an Uber from Rockefeller Center to Central Park 2.4 miles

$9 - $13

Walk  •  39 min

  1. Walk from Rockefeller Center to Central Park 2.1 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Rockefeller Center to Central Park is to subway which costs $3 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rockefeller Center to Central Park is to taxi which costs $15 - $19 and takes 4 min.

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The distance between Rockefeller Center and Central Park is 2 miles.

The subway from 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr to 81 St - Museum of Natural History takes 6 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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The nearest airport to Central Park is New York La Guardia (LGA) Airport which is 4.9 miles away. Other nearby airports include Teterboro (TEB) (7.4 miles), Newark (EWR) (12.9 miles), New York JFK (JFK) (13.6 miles) and White Plains (HPN) (24.2 miles).

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Map of how to get from Rockefeller Center to Central Park.
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  • Distance: 1.8 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

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

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Rockefeller Center to Central Park every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 6 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Rockefeller Center to Central Park
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$9 - $13
Car Seat
$21 - $28
UberX
$12 - $17
UberXL
$14 - $20
Black
$20 - $27
Black SUV
$30 - $40
Taxi from Rockefeller Center to Central Park
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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