New Year’s in NYC – MTA Planned Service Changes

    New Year’s Eve in Times Square

    Dec 31, 2019 – Jan 1, 2020

    Late Tuesday to Early Wednesday

    Location: Times Square

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

    Get more information on New Year’s Eve in Times Square.

    Closest subway stations to the event area*:

     34 St-Hudson YardsAccessible station7
    Accessible station 34 St-Penn StationA/C/E/1/2/3/LIRR
    Accessible station 34 St-Herald SqD/F/N/Q/R/W (M until 1:30 AM)
    Accessible station 42 St-Port Authority Bus TerminalA/C/E
    Times Sq-42 St

    Accessible station (except S)

    Grand Central-42 St

    Accessible station (except S)

    42 St-Bryant PkB/D/F/M
    5 Av (Bryant Pk)7
     Accessible station47-50 Sts-Rockefeller CtrB/D/F/M
    49 St

    Accessible station (northbound only)*

    N/Q/R/W (After 12:10 AM)
    50 St (Broadway)*1 (Downtown only until 12:10 AM)
    50 St (8 Av)

    Accessible station (southbound only)

    Accessible station 51 St6
    Accessible station Lexington Av/53 StE/M
    5 Av/53 StE/M
    7 Av (53 St)B/D/E
    57 St (6 Av)F (M from 10 PM to 1:30 AM)
    57 St-7 AvN/Q/R/W
    5 Av/59 StN/R/W
    59 St (Lexington Av)4/5/6
    5 Av/59 StN/R
    Accessible station 59 St-Columbus CircleA/C/D/1
    Lexington Av/59 StN/R/W
    Accessible station Lexington Av/63 StF/Q (M from 10 PM to 1:30 AM)


    • Full L service will run every 10 – 12 minutes until 1:30 AM.
    • M service will run to 96 St/2 Av from 10 PM to 1:30 AM.
    • Additional subway service in Midtown Manhattan runs every 8 – 12 minutes until 3 AM.  Purchase your MetroCard in advance.
    • There will be no trains stopping at 49 St N/Q/R/W station until 12:10 AM; full service thereafter.
    • Uptown 1 trains will skip 50 St station until 12:10 AM; full service thereafter.
    • Some entrances/exits at Times Sq-42 St, 42 St-Bryant Pk/5 Av, 7 Av, 59 St-Columbus Circle, and 57 St-7 Av station will be temporarily closed for crowd control.
      • Entrances/exits at additional stations are also subject to closure.

    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, SIM33c, Q32

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

    New Year’s Day

    Wednesday, Jan 1, 2020

    Sunday schedule will be in effect for Subways* and Buses.

    Saturday schedule will be in effect for the Staten Island Railway.

    Get more information regarding the New Year’s Day holiday schedule.

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