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subway from Penn Station to Washington Square??

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subway from Penn Station to Washington Square??

Can someone assist me with directions as to which subway to take on this route? I need to go to NYU this week so will be taking the train into Penn Station, but have no idea how to go south to Washington Square from there. Thanks.

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1. Re: subway from Penn Station to Washington Square??

You can easily figure this out either on Google maps or hopstop.com, but the answer to your question is to take any downtown train on the 8th Avenue side of Penn Station to West 4th Street.

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2. Re: subway from Penn Station to Washington Square??

According to the MTA transit map, take any Blue Line trains (A, C, or E) downtown 3 stops to the 4th Street station.

The map in question is at http://www.mta.info/nyct/maps/submap.htm.

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3. Re: subway from Penn Station to Washington Square??

But please understand, there are no blue line trains.

They show them in color on a subway map for differentiation only. Don't look for the colors when you are traveling..just look for the A,C or E. If you ask someone for the blue line trains, they will have no idea what you mean

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4. Re: subway from Penn Station to Washington Square??

The A,C,E are the trains on the 8th Avenue end of the station. You'll have a choice of two separate platforms, one for the A (which will be both an uptown and downtown platform) and one for the downtown E or C. It doesn't matter which you use. If you use the A platform, make sure you get on a downtown train.

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5. Re: subway from Penn Station to Washington Square??

Simply take any downtown train on the A, C and E (8th Avenue) line to West 4th Street - the trip takes 5 - 10 minutes and you'll be in the heart of the very beautiful and charming NYU campus.

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