NYC Underground Subway Private Walking Tour

5 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 2 hr

Explore the world’s largest subway system, the beating heart of the city that never sleeps. On this guided NYC subway tour you will discover the fascinating beginnings of the NYC subway, and explore spaces even the most seasoned commuter might not know about. - Explore City Hall Park as the birthplace of the NYC subway system - Learn about the comically short route of the mythical “Subway before the Subway,” Alfred Ely Beach’s Pneumatic Transit System - See the architectural ghosts of the now nearly forgotten, and partially abandoned, Chambers Street station then nicknamed the “Grand Central of Downtown” - Use the 6 train as your own time machine as you ride through abandoned subway stations - Discover the remnants of Union Station as you learn about a hidden art installation thousands of riders walk by everyday Guests will need one MetroCard swipe or OMNY tap to enter the subway. All the stops on this tour are in stations which are publicly accessible.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Untapped New York

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Woolworth Building

We meet at the foot of what was once the world's tallest building

Stop At: City Hall Park

You will learn about the creation of the very first NYC subway station while looking at visible remnants from City Hall park!

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: New York City Hall

We will see New York City Hall from City Hall Park and discuss its importance in the creation of the NYC Subway system

Stop At: Brooklyn Bridge

We will see the Brooklyn at the beginning of the tour

Pass By: Tweed Courthouse

We will walk by the famous Tweed Courthouse

Stop At: The Municipal Building

Learn about the importance of this building in the creation of the NYC subway system!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Union Square

Explore the 14th St Union Square Subway Station

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At:

We will most most of our time riding the 6 train while learning about subway history!

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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