There are 6 ways to get from Times Square to Grand Central Terminal by subway, bus, taxi, shuttle, foot or bike

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Recommended option

Line 7 subway  •  3 min

  1. Take the line 7 subway from Times Sq - 42 St to Grand Central - 42 St 7 / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Bus  •  8 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 42nd Street & Broadway to New York, NY - Madison & 43rd Street Nrothbound Jackson / ...

$17 - $20

Taxi  •  2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Times Square to Grand Central Terminal 4015 feet

$7 - $9

Shuttle  •  16 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Bryant Park

Walk  •  12 min

  1. Walk from Times Square to Grand Central Terminal 3532 feet

Bikeshare  •  7 min

  1. Cycle from Broadway & W 41 St to Pershing Square South 4678 feet

$10

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY - 42nd Street & Broadway and arriving at New York, NY - Madison & 43rd Street. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 3 min.

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The distance between Times Square and Grand Central Terminal is 3196 feet.

The best way to get from Times Square to Grand Central Terminal without a car is to line 7 subway which takes 3 min and costs .

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The line 7 subway from Times Sq - 42 St to Grand Central - 42 St takes 3 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Times Square to Grand Central Terminal bus services, operated by Academy Bus, depart from New York, NY - 42nd Street & Broadway station.

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Times Square to Grand Central Terminal bus services, operated by Academy Bus, arrive at New York, NY - Madison & 43rd Street station.

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There are 1808+ hotels available in Grand Central Terminal. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Times Square to Grand Central Terminal.
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  • Distance: 3196 feet
  • Duration: 3 min

What companies run services between Times Square, NY, USA and Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA?

Academy Bus operates a bus from Times Square to Grand Central Terminal every 4 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $20 and the journey takes 3 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 42nd Street & Broadway to New York, NY - Madison & 43rd Street
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
academybus.com
Newark Airport Express
Phone
+1-877-894-9155
Email
olympia@coachusa.com
Website
newarkairportexpress.com
Shuttle from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Bryant Park
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
newarkairportexpress.com
Book at
newarkairportexpress.com
Other operators
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Broadway & W 41 St to Pershing Square South
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Times Square to Grand Central Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 min
Estimated price
$7 - $9
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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