There are 7 ways to get from Times Square to Washington Heights by subway, train, bus, taxi, car, foot or bike

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Subway  •  17 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 168 St A

$3

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Train  •  18 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to Morris Heights Hudson

$4 - $14

Bus  •  39 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 46 St to Sedgwick Av/Webb Av BxM3

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Times Square to Washington Heights 8.2 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  9 min

  1. Drive from Times Square to Washington Heights 8.2 miles

$1 - $2

Walk  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Walk from Times Square to Washington Heights 7.7 miles

Bikeshare  •  39 min

  1. Cycle from Broadway & W 41 St to W 129 St & Convent Ave 6.3 miles

$10

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The cheapest way to get from Times Square to Washington Heights is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Times Square to Washington Heights is to taxi which costs $45 - $55 and takes 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madison Av/E 46 St and arriving at Sedgwick Av/Webb Av. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Grand Central and arriving at Morris Heights. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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The distance between Times Square and Washington Heights is 7 miles. The road distance is 8.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Times Square to Washington Heights 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 168 St takes 17 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Times Square to Washington Heights bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from Madison Av/E 46 St station.

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Times Square to Washington Heights train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from Grand Central station.

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The best way to get from Times Square to Washington Heights is to train which takes 18 min and costs $4 - $14. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2 - $7 and takes 39 min.

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  • Distance: 7 miles
  • Duration: 17 min

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

Metro-North Railroad (MNR) operates a train from Times Square to Washington Heights hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $14 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Times Square to Washington Heights hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 39 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Morris Heights
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$6 - $8
Off-peak onboard
$12 - $14
Onboard
$9 - $13
At station
$4 - $10
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 46 St to Sedgwick Av/Webb Av
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Broadway & W 41 St to W 129 St & Convent Ave
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Times Square to Washington Heights
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Times Square to Washington Heights bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Sedgwick Av/Webb Av station.

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Times Square to Washington Heights train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Morris Heights station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Times Square to Washington Heights is 8 miles. It takes approximately 9 min to drive from Times Square to Washington Heights.

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There are 1742+ hotels available in Washington Heights. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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