There are 5 ways to get from Rockville Centre to Times Square by train, bus, subway, taxi or car

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Train  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Rockville Centre to Penn Station Babylon

$6 - $9

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Bus, subway  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Merrick Rd. & Morris Ave to Archer Ave + Parsons Blvd n4
  2. Take the subway from Jamaica Center - Parsons/Archer to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal E

$6

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Bus, line 3507 bus  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockville Centre LIRR to Hempstead Transit Center n15 / ...
  2. Take the line 3507 bus from Hempstead, Ny to New York, Ny 3507 / ...

$12 - $22

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rockville Centre to Times Square 23.7 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Rockville Centre to Times Square 23.7 miles

$2 - $4

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No, there is no direct bus from Rockville Centre to Times Square. However, there are services departing from Rockville Centre LIRR and arriving at New York, Ny via Hempstead, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rockville Centre and arriving at Penn Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between Rockville Centre and Times Square is 19 miles. The road distance is 23.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Rockville Centre to Times Square without a car is to train which takes 38 min and costs .

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The train from Rockville Centre to Penn Station takes 38 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Rockville Centre to Times Square bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, depart from Rockville Centre LIRR station.

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Rockville Centre to Times Square train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Rockville Centre station.

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The best way to get from Rockville Centre to Times Square is to train which takes 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 3507 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 51 min.

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Rockville Centre to Times Square bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New York, Ny station.

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Rockville Centre to Times Square train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Penn Station.

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Map of how to get from Rockville Centre to Times Square.
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  • Distance: 19.4 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

What companies run services between Rockville Centre, NY, USA and Times Square, NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Rockville Centre to Times Square every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rockville Centre to Times Square via Hempstead Transit Center and Hempstead, Ny in around 1 h 51 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Merrick Rd. & Morris Ave to Archer Ave + Parsons Blvd
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Bus from Rockville Centre LIRR to Hempstead Transit Center
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Hempstead, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Other operators
Taxi from Rockville Centre to Times Square
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Seaford Taxi and Airport Service
Phone
+1 516 236-5735
Website
seafordtaxis.com
Bethpage Taxi
Phone
+1 516-652-2353
Website
bethpagelongislandtaxi.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Rockville Centre to Times Square is 24 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Rockville Centre to Times Square.

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There are 1793+ hotels available in Times Square. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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