There are 5 ways to get from Times Square to Long Island City by subway, 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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Line 7 subway  •  9 min

  1. Take the line 7 subway from Times Sq - 42 St to Hunters Point Av 7 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Times Square to Long Island City 3 miles

$19 - $23

Uber  •  5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Times Square to Long Island City 3 miles

$7 - $10

Walk  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Walk from Times Square to Long Island City 4.1 miles

Bikeshare  •  31 min

  1. Cycle from Broadway & W 41 St to Jackson Ave & 46 Rd 4.2 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The distance between Times Square and Long Island City is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Times Square to Long Island City without a car is to line 7 subway which takes 9 min and costs .

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The line 7 subway from Times Sq - 42 St to Hunters Point Av takes 9 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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There are 1801+ hotels available in Long Island City. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Times Square to Long Island City.
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  • Distance: 2.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 min

What companies run services between Times Square, NY, USA and Long Island City, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Times Square to Long Island City every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 9 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Times Square to Long Island City
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$7 - $10
UberX
$8 - $11
Car Seat
$17 - $22
UberXL
$12 - $16
Black
$24 - $35
Black SUV
$35 - $45
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Broadway & W 41 St to Jackson Ave & 46 Rd
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Times Square to Long Island City
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$19 - $23
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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