How far apart are Times Square and Central Park?
The distance between Times Square and Central Park is 2 miles.
Where is Times Square in relation to Central Park?
Times Square is about one mile southwest of Central Park's entrance at West 59th Street and West Drive, at the southern end of the park. 7th Avenue is the most direct route from Central Park to Times Square. Times Square sits on the block between 7th Avenue and Broadway at West 43rd Street.
Where should I stay when visiting Times Square?
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First off, it's never a good idea to go through Central Park at night. While Central Park is an idyllic tourist attraction during the day, it is technically supposed to be closed late at night and in the early hours of the morning. The vast majority of cases of crime and violence in the park occur at night.
Walking in 1 Direction from Bottom to Top (1 hour)
Although Central Park is 2.5 miles (4 km) long, the paths through it do meander a bit and the total amount of distance you will walk is more like 3 miles (5 km). This assumes that you are not sightseeing.
at a typical NYC walking pace, 2 hours, so you might slow it down from there for your definition of leisurely.
The line 1 subway from Times Sq-42 St to 34 St-Penn Station takes 2 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.
1. Re: Distance from Times Sq. to Empire State Building? It is about three-fourths of a mile and would take about 15 minutes.