There are 6 ways to get from Times Square to Chinatown by subway, bus, 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.

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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

$15 - $21

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

The cheapest way to get from Times Square to Chinatown is to subway which costs $3 and takes 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Times Square to Chinatown is to taxi which costs $20 - $25 and takes 8 min.

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The distance between Times Square and Chinatown is 3 miles.

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

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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 four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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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
Schedules at
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
3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gotobus.com
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
$15 - $21
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$15 - $21
uberX
$17 - $23
uberX + Car Seat
$26 - $35
uberXL
$22 - $29
UberBLACK
$25 - $35
SUV
$35 - $45
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Broadway & W 41 St to Forsyth St & Canal St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
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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