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There are 4 ways to get from Times Square to Dumbo by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Subway  •  17 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal to High St A / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from New York to NYC / Wall Street & Downtown, NY 149 / ...

$11 - $16

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Times Square to Dumbo 6.8 miles

$35 - $50

Walk  •  1h 31m

  1. Walk from Times Square to Dumbo 4.8 miles

Times Square to Dumbo by subway

The subway journey time between Times Square and Dumbo is around 15 min and covers a distance of around 5 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 15 min. Operated by MTA, the Times Square to Dumbo subway service departs from 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal and arrives in High St. Typically 1717 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
15 min
Fastest subway time:
15 min
Subways per week:
1717
Cheapest price:
$3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:01
Last subway departs at:
23:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Times Square to Dumbo subway schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dumbo is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dumbo is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Dumbo is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 8 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Times Square to Dumbo is to subway which costs $3 and takes 17 min.

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The fastest way to get from Times Square to Dumbo is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $35 - $50.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York and arriving at NYC / Wall Street & Downtown, NY. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at High St. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between Times Square and Dumbo is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Times Square to Dumbo without a car is to subway which takes 17 min and costs $3.

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The subway from 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal to High St takes 17 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Times Square to Dumbo bus services, operated by Martz Trailways, depart from New York station.

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Times Square to Dumbo train services, operated by MTA, depart from 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Times Square to Dumbo bus services, operated by Martz Trailways, arrive at NYC / Wall Street & Downtown, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Times Square to Dumbo.
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  • Distance: 3.7 miles
  • Duration: 17 min

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

MTA operates a vehicle from 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal to High St every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 17 min. Alternatively, Martz Trailways operates a bus from New York to NYC / Wall Street & Downtown, NY every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal to High St
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Martz Trailways
Phone
+1 570 821-3838
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from New York to NYC / Wall Street & Downtown, NY
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
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
4 times a day
Schedules at
capitalbustour.com
Book at
gotobus.com
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York City to New York City
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Times Square to Dumbo
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Times Square to Dumbo train services, operated by MTA, arrive at High St station.

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