There are 6 ways to get from Times Square to New York University by subway, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Recommended option

Subway  •  12 min

  1. Take the subway from Times Sq - 42 St to 8 St - NYU N / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Subway via W 4 St  •  13 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St - Bryant Pk to W 4 St D / ...

$3

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Times Square to New York University 2.5 miles

$16 - $20

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Times Square to New York University 2.5 miles

$9 - $14

Walk  •  42 min

  1. Walk from Times Square to New York University 2.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  28 min

  1. Cycle from Broadway & W 41 St to Washington Pl & Broadway 3 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Times Square to New York University is to subway which costs $3 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Times Square to New York University is to taxi which costs $16 - $20 and takes 6 min.

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The distance between Times Square and New York University is 2 miles.

The subway from Times Sq - 42 St to 8 St - NYU takes 7 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Map of how to get from Times Square to New York University.
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  • Distance: 2 miles
  • Duration: 12 min

What companies run services between Times Square, NY, USA and New York University, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Times Square to New York University every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 7 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Times Square to New York University
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$9 - $14
Car Seat
$22 - $28
UberX
$13 - $17
UberXL
$15 - $20
Black
$21 - $27
Black SUV
$30 - $40
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Broadway & W 41 St to Washington Pl & Broadway
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Times Square to New York University
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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