There are 5 ways to get from Upper West Side to Times Square by subway, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Line 1 subway  •  9 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from 86 St to Times Sq - 42 St 1 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Upper West Side to Times Square 2.8 miles

$17 - $21

Uber  •  4 min

  1. Take an Uber from Upper West Side to Times Square 2.8 miles

$14 - $20

Walk  •  45 min

  1. Walk from Upper West Side to Times Square 2.4 miles

Bikeshare  •  22 min

  1. Cycle from W 84 St & Broadway to Broadway & W 41 St 2.8 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Upper West Side to Times Square is to line 1 subway which costs $3 and takes 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Upper West Side to Times Square is to taxi which costs $17 - $21 and takes 4 min.

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The distance between Upper West Side and Times Square is 2 miles.

The line 1 subway from 86 St to Times Sq - 42 St takes 9 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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What companies run services between Upper West Side, NY, USA and Times Square, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Upper West Side to Times Square 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 Upper West Side to Times Square
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$14 - $20
uberX
$16 - $22
uberX + Car Seat
$25 - $35
uberXL
$20 - $26
UberBLACK
$22 - $30
SUV
$30 - $45
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from W 84 St & Broadway to Broadway & W 41 St
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Upper West Side to Times Square
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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