There are 6 ways to get from Times Square to Battery Park City by subway, ferry, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 2 subway  •  10 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Times Sq - 42 St to Park Pl 2 / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Ferry  •  15 min

  1. Take the ferry from Midtown / W. 39th St. to Paulus Hook Paulus Hook and Midtown / W39

$3 - $10

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Times Square to Battery Park City 4.7 miles

$27 - $35

Uber  •  9 min

  1. Take an Uber from Times Square to Battery Park City 4.7 miles

$11 - $15

Walk  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Walk from Times Square to Battery Park City 4.1 miles

Bikeshare  •  33 min

  1. Cycle from Broadway & W 41 St to South End Ave & Liberty St 4.8 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Midtown / W. 39th St. and arriving at Paulus Hook. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Times Square and Battery Park City is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Times Square to Battery Park City without a car is to line 2 subway which takes 10 min and costs .

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The line 2 subway from Times Sq - 42 St to Park Pl takes 10 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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There are 1796+ hotels available in Battery Park City. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Times Square to Battery Park City.
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  • Distance: 3.5 miles
  • Duration: 10 min

What companies run services between Times Square, NY, USA and Battery Park City, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Times Square to Battery Park City every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 10 min.

Train operators
Ferry operators
NY Waterways
Website
nywaterway.com
Ferry from Midtown / W. 39th St. to Paulus Hook
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
nywaterway.com
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Times Square to Battery Park City
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$11 - $15
UberX
$12 - $17
Car Seat
$21 - $28
UberXL
$18 - $24
Black
$30 - $40
Black SUV
$40 - $55
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Broadway & W 41 St to South End Ave & Liberty St
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Times Square to Battery Park City
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$27 - $35
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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