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There are 7 ways to get from Stuyvesant Town to Roosevelt Island Tramway by subway, ferry, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Recommended option

Subway  •  22 min

  1. Take the subway from 2 Av to Roosevelt Island F

$3

6 alternative options

Ferry  •  23 min

  1. Take the ferry from East 34th Street/Midtown to Roosevelt Island Ast

$2 - $4

Subway via 14 St  •  24 min

  1. Take the subway from 1 Av to 6 Av L
  2. Take the subway from 14 St to Roosevelt Island F

$6

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stuyvesant Town to Roosevelt Island Tramway 5.2 miles

$30 - $40

Uber  •  9 min

  1. Take an Uber from Stuyvesant Town to Roosevelt Island Tramway 5.2 miles

$14 - $20

Walk  •  55 min

  1. Walk from Stuyvesant Town to Roosevelt Island Tramway 2.9 miles

Bikeshare  •  27 min

  1. Cycle from E 20 St & Fdr Drive to E 60 St & York Ave 2.5 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stuyvesant Town to Roosevelt Island Tramway is to subway which costs $3 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuyvesant Town to Roosevelt Island Tramway is to taxi which costs $30 - $40 and takes 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from East 34th Street/Midtown and arriving at Roosevelt Island. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Stuyvesant Town and Roosevelt Island Tramway is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Stuyvesant Town to Roosevelt Island Tramway without a car is to subway which takes 22 min and costs $3.

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The subway from 2 Av to Roosevelt Island takes 19 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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There are 1907+ hotels available in Roosevelt Island Tramway. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Stuyvesant Town to Roosevelt Island Tramway.
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  • Distance: 2.2 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

What companies run services between Stuyvesant Town, NY, USA and Roosevelt Island Tramway, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from Stuyvesant Town to Roosevelt Island Tramway every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 19 min.

Train operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Subway from 2 Av to Roosevelt Island
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 1 Av to 6 Av
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 14 St to Roosevelt Island
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Ferry operators
NYC Ferry
Phone
1-844-4NY-FERRY
Email
help@ferry.nyc
Website
ferry.nyc
Ferry from East 34th Street/Midtown to Roosevelt Island
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
ferry.nyc
Adult
$3
Adult and Bike
$4
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Stuyvesant Town to Roosevelt Island Tramway
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Signup at
uber.com
Car Seat
$28 - $40
UberX
$19 - $25
UberPool
$14 - $20
UberXL
$23 - $30
Black
$30 - $40
Black SUV
$40 - $55
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from E 20 St & Fdr Drive to E 60 St & York Ave
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Stuyvesant Town to Roosevelt Island Tramway
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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