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Special Event


New Year's Eve in Times Square

Dec 31, 2018 – Jan 1, 2019
Late Monday to Early Tuesday


Location: Times Square

  • 38 St to 59 St between 6 Av and 8 Av

Click here for more information on New Year’s Eve in Times Square.

Click here to plan your trip, and refer to the “Service Status” box for the latest service updates.

Click here for more information on the tree lighting.

Closest subway stations to the event area*:

34 St-Hudson Yards Accessability 7 subway
34 St-Penn Station Accessability A subwayC subwayE subway1 subway2 subway3 subway LIRR
34 St-Herald Sq Accessability D subwayF subwayN subwayQ subwayR subwayW subway
42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal  Accessability A subwayC subwayE subway
Times Sq-42 St Accessability (except S subway) N subwayQ subwayR subwayW subwayS subway1 subway2 subway3 subway7 subway
Grand Central-42 St
Accessability (except S subway)
S subway4 subway5 subway6 subway7 subway Metro-North
42 St-Bryant Pk B subwayD subwayF subwayM subway
5 Av (Bryant Pk) 7 subway
47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Ctr Accessability B subwayD subwayF subwayM subway
50 St (Broadway) 1 subway (Uptown trains skip until 12:10 AM)
50 St (8 Av) C subwayE subway
51 St Accessability 6 subway
Lexington Av/53 St Accessability E subwayM subway
5 Av/53 St E subwayM subway
7 Av (53 St) B subwayD subwayE subway
57 St (6 Av) F subway
57 St-7 Av N subwayQ subwayR subwayW subway
5 Av/59 St N subwayR subwayW subway
59 St (Lexington Av) 4 subway5 subway6 subway
5 Av/59 St N subwayR subway
59 St-Columbus Circle Accessability A subwayC subwayD subway1 subway
Lexington Av/59 St N subwayR subwayW subway
Lexington Av/63 St Accessability F subwayQ subway


  • Planned service changes may affect travel to and from the event areas, click here to check your route.
  • Subway routes in midtown Manhattan operate every 8—12 minutes until 3 AM. Purchase your MetroCard in advance.
  • Some entrances/exits at Times Sq-42 St station may be temporarily closed for crowd control.

Buses that serve the area*:
Although subject to reroutes on New Year’s Eve due to street closures and/or heavy congestion, the following buses will take you to the Times Square area:

M1, M2, M3, M4, M5, M7, M10, M11, M12, M20, M31, M34 SBS, M34A SBS, M42, M50, M55, M57, M101, M102, M103, M104, BxM2, QM1, QM2, QM3, QM4, QM5, QM6, QM10, QM12, QM15, QM16, QM17, QM18, QM20, QM24, SIM1c, SIM3c, SIM4c, SIM3, SIM8/8x, SIM10, SIM22, SIM23, SIM24, SIM25, SIM26, SIM30, SIM31, Q32

*Note: All local, express, limited-stop, and Select Bus Service will run with minor adjustments in departure times.

New Year's Day

Monday, Jan 1, 2019

Subways, buses, and the Staten Island Railway will operate on a Sunday schedule.

Subways – Sunday Schedule Reminder:

  • 5 subway service runs between Bowling Green and Dyre Av.
  • 5 subwayD subway trains run local in the Bronx; N subway trains run local in Manhattan.
  • Use 6 subway7 subway instead of 7 express subway.
  • Use A subwayC subwayD subway or Q subway trains instead of B subway.
  • Use J subway local service instead of J subway/Z subway skip-stop service.
  • M subway service runs between Metropolitan Av and Delancey-Essex Sts.
  • Use the N subway Q subway or R subway instead of W subway.

Click here to plan your trip, and refer to the
“Service Status” box for the latest service updates.

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Railroad Service

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Metro-North Railroad.

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