There are 5 ways to get from Rockefeller Center to Central Park by subway, taxi, towncar or foot

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Subway  •  21 min

  1. Take the subway from 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr to 86 St B

$3

4 alternative options

Subway via 81 St - Museum of Natural History  •  21 min

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

$3

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

$13 - $16

Walk  •  41 min

  1. Walk from Rockefeller Center to Central Park 2.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Rockefeller Center to Central Park is to subway which costs $3 and takes 21 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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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr and arriving at 86 St. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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

The best way to get from Rockefeller Center to Central Park without a car is to subway which takes 21 min and costs $3.

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The subway from 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr to 86 St takes 8 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Rockefeller Center to Central Park train services, operated by MTA, depart from 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr station.

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Rockefeller Center to Central Park train services, operated by MTA, arrive at 86 St station.

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There are 2248+ hotels available in Central Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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

MTA operates a vehicle from 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr to 86 St every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 8 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.

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Website
mta.info
Subway from 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr to 86 St
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr to 81 St - Museum of Natural History
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Rockefeller Center to Central Park
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$13 - $16
Car Seat
$26 - $29
UberX
$14 - $16
UberXL
$23 - $27
Black
$31 - $35
Black SUV
$49 - $54
Taxi from Rockefeller Center to Central Park
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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