There are 6 ways to get from Times Square to Chinatown by subway, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Subway  •  9 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St - Bryant Pk to Grand St B / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from New York - Oakwood 888 6th Ave. to New York - 19 Pike St. Capital Bus Tours / ...

$4 - $11

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Times Square to Chinatown 3.3 miles

$20 - $25

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Times Square to Chinatown 3.3 miles

$8 - $11

Walk  •  59 min

  1. Walk from Times Square to Chinatown 3.1 miles

Bikeshare  •  28 min

  1. Cycle from Broadway & W 41 St to Forsyth St & Canal St 3.4 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York - Oakwood 888 6th Ave. and arriving at New York - 19 Pike St.. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Times Square and Chinatown is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Times Square to Chinatown without a car is to subway which takes 9 min and costs .

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The subway from 42 St - Bryant Pk to Grand St takes 9 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Times Square to Chinatown bus services, operated by Capital Bus Tour, depart from New York - Oakwood 888 6th Ave. station.

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Times Square to Chinatown bus services, operated by Capital Bus Tour, arrive at New York - 19 Pike St. station.

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There are 1796+ hotels available in Chinatown. Prices start at $117 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Times Square to Chinatown.
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  • Distance: 2.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 min

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

Capital Bus Tour operates a bus from Times Square to Chinatown every 4 hours, and the journey takes 30 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Capital Bus Tour
Website
capitalbustour.com
Bus from New York - Oakwood 888 6th Ave. to New York - 19 Pike St.
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
capitalbustour.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from 36th St & 11th Ave to New York 6th Ave
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
boltbus.com
Rockledge Bus
Phone
7577171677VA
Email
climing44@yahoo.com
Website
rockledgebus.com
Bus from Midtown - 34 W 31st St to Chinatown-152 East Broadway
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
rockledgebus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York 31st St. to New York
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Book at
gotobus.com
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Times Square to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$8 - $11
UberX
$9 - $12
Car Seat
$18 - $23
UberXL
$13 - $17
Black
$25 - $35
Black SUV
$35 - $50
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Broadway & W 41 St to Forsyth St & Canal St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Times Square to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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