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There are 7 ways to get from Upper East Side to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) by subway, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Line 6 subway  •  11 min

  1. Take the line 6 subway from 86 St to Grand Central - 42 St 6 / ...

$3

6 alternative options

Bus Westchester County Bee-Line System  •  21 min

  1. Take the bus from 5Th Ave @ 98Th St to 5Th Ave @ 43Rd St BxM4C

$2 - $8

Bus Hampton Jitney Inc.  •  35 min

  1. Take the bus from 77th & Lex to 40th & Lex Montauk-Eastbound / ...

$20 - $60

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Upper East Side to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 2.9 miles

$18 - $23

Uber  •  4 min

  1. Take an Uber from Upper East Side to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 2.9 miles

$7 - $10

Walk  •  49 min

  1. Walk from Upper East Side to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 2.6 miles

Bikeshare  •  19 min

  1. Cycle from E 85 St & 3 Ave to Pershing Square North 2.8 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Upper East Side to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is to line 6 subway which costs $3 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Upper East Side to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is to taxi which costs $18 - $23 and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 5Th Ave @ 98Th St and arriving at 5Th Ave @ 43Rd St. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Upper East Side and Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Upper East Side to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) without a car is to line 6 subway which takes 11 min and costs $3.

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The line 6 subway from 86 St to Grand Central - 42 St takes 10 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Upper East Side to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) bus services, operated by Westchester County Bee-Line System, depart from 5Th Ave @ 98Th St station.

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Upper East Side to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) bus services, operated by Westchester County Bee-Line System, arrive at 5Th Ave @ 43Rd St station.

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There are 1827+ hotels available in Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway). Prices start at $114 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Upper East Side to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway).
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  • Distance: 2.3 miles
  • Duration: 11 min

What companies run services between Upper East Side, NY, USA and Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway), NY, USA?

Westchester County Bee-Line System operates a bus from Upper East Side to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $2 - $8 and the journey takes 12 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Westchester County Bee-Line System
Phone
+1 914 995-2000
Website
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from 5Th Ave @ 98Th St to 5Th Ave @ 43Rd St
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from 77th & Lex to 40th & Lex
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Online
$20 - $29
Onboard
$24 - $35
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 86th St- Lexington btwn 85th & 86th St to 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Hampton Ambassador
Phone
631.283.4676
Website
hamptonambassador.com
Bus from 85th St. & Lex to 40th & Lex
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
hamptonambassador.com
Book at
hamptonambassador.com
Prepay
$45
Onboard
$50
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Upper East Side to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$7 - $10
UberX
$8 - $11
Car Seat
$17 - $22
UberXL
$11 - $15
Black
$23 - $35
Black SUV
$35 - $45
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from E 85 St & 3 Ave to Pershing Square North
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Upper East Side to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$18 - $23
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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