There are 4 ways to get from Rockville Centre to Times Square by train, bus, subway, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  37 min

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

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

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

2 alternative options

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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The cheapest way to get from Rockville Centre to Times Square is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rockville Centre to Times Square is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 29 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 train from Rockville Centre to Penn Station takes 37 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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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 37 min.

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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 37 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
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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