There are 6 ways to get from Times Square to New York University 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.

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

$8 - $13

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

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
$8 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$8 - $13
uberX + Car Seat
$20 - $27
uberX
$11 - $16
uberXL
$15 - $20
UberBLACK
$21 - $28
SUV
$30 - $45
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Broadway & W 41 St to Washington Pl & Broadway
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Times Square to New York University?

The distance between Times Square and New York University is 3 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Times Square to New York University?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Times Square to New York University?

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

How long does it take to get from Times Square to New York University?

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