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 42 Street–Bryant Park/
 5 Avenue
 "7" train "7" express train"B" train "D" train "F" train "M" train
MTA NYC logo.svg New York City Subway station complex
42nd Street - Bryant Pk Stair.JPG
An entrance to the IND station.
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Address West 42nd Street between Fifth Avenue & Sixth Avenue
New York, NY 10036
Borough Manhattan
Locale Midtown Manhattan
Coordinates 40°45′17″N 73°59′03″W / 40.7548°N 73.9842°W / 40.7548; -73.9842Coordinates: 40°45′17″N 73°59′03″W / 40.7548°N 73.9842°W / 40.7548; -73.9842
Division A (IRT), B (IND)
Line IND Sixth Avenue Line
IRT Flushing Line
Services       7 Template:NYCS time (all times) <7>Template:NYCS time (rush hours until 9:30 p.m., peak direction)​
      B Template:NYCS time (weekdays until 11:00 p.m.)
      D Template:NYCS time (all times)
      F Template:NYCS time (all times)
      M Template:NYCS time (weekdays until 11:00 p.m.)
Transit connections Bus transport NYCT Bus: M1, M2, M3, M4, M5, M7, M42, M55, Q32, SIM3, SIM6, SIM6X, SIM8, SIM8X, SIM10, SIM22, SIM23, SIM24, SIM25, SIM26, SIM30, SIM31
Bus transport MTA Bus: BxM2, QM1, QM2, QM3, QM4, QM5, QM6, QM20
Structure Underground
Levels 2
Other information
Station code 609
Accessible The mezzanine is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, but the platforms are not compliant ADA-accessible to mezzanine only; accessibility to platforms planned
Wireless service Wi-Fi and cellular service is provided at this station
Traffic
Passengers (2019) 17,213,702  Increase 7.2%
Rank 13 out of 425

42nd Street - Bryant Park is an express station on the IND Sixth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. It is located at the intersection of 5th Avenue, 6th Avenue and 42nd Street in Midtown Manhattan. It is served by the B, D, F and M trains and by the <F> train during rush hour in the peak direction. Above the station are Bryant Park and the New York Public Library.

The B and D trains are express trains, so that means they go on express tracks.

The F and M trains are local trains, so they go on local tracks.

42nd Street-Bryant Pk platform
42nd Street Bryant Park

When you exit the station, you can see the Bank of America Tower on 6th Avenue between 42nd and 43rd Streets.

Sometimes, E trains and other trains enter this station via 6th Avenue to World Trade Center or Jamaica Center or other stations.

But there is another station on 5th Avenue for the 7 train, called 5th Avenue - Bryant Park.

After this station, the next stations will be 47th and 50th Streets Rockefeller Center and 34th Street Herald Square.

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