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Frequently
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  • How much does it cost to store luggage near Grand Central Station?

    The price for luggage storage near Grand Central Station starts from just $6.90/bag for the entire day.

  • Where can I store luggage near Grand Central Station?

    There are multiple locations in the Grand Central Station area which can be booked through the Bounce platform including near Terminal 4 and MTA - Broadway Junction Subway Station and all over New York.

  • Is it safe to store your bags near Grand Central Station?

    Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $10,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage near Grand Central Station.

  • Are there storage lockers near Grand Central Station?

    Yes, there are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in the Grand Central Station area. Bounce has multiple luggage storage locations nearby Grand Central Station and in the broader New York area where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $10,000 safekeeping guarantee.

  • What public transportation exists near Grand Central Station?

    Popular metro stations like MTA Subway - 42nd St/Times Square/Port Authority Bus Terminal, MTA Subway - 59th St/Columbus Circle, or MTA Subway - Fulton St can be used for nearby transit. When traveling within New York near Grand Central Station, you may be close to some bus stations: Port Authority Bus Terminal, Gate 233, or Ridgefield Circle. If traveling by train, Hoboken Terminal, New York Penn Station, and Atlantic Terminal are nearest to Grand Central Station.

  • Where are the best hotel accommodations near Grand Central Station?

    The top-ranked middle to high-range hotels near Grand Central Station are New York Hilton Midtown, The Westin New York at Times Square, and Park Central New York. When traveling on a budget, the best hostels near Grand Central Station are Hostelling International, Chelsea International, and NY Moore Hostel.

  • Where are the best restaurants near Grand Central Station?

    The most popular restaurants to visit when near Grand Central Station are Atlantic Center, Eataly Flatiron, and Joe's Pizza.

  • Where are the best parks and nature attractions near Grand Central Station?

    Check out the nearby Central Park, Union Square Park, and Bryant Park.

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About Grand Central Station

Welcome to the heart of the Big Apple! Grand Central Station sits at the bustling intersection of East 42nd Street and Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan. It's a close second to Penn Station in the race for America's busiest railroad terminal and is the largest railway station in the entire world. This train station is a masterpiece. From the iconic opal-faced clock that graces the main concourse to its cathedral-like architecture, Grand Central is a sight to behold.

This isn't just a place to catch a train; it's a destination in itself. With nearly 100 shops and eateries, plus events happening all year round, you'll never run out of things to do here. If you’ve just arrived in New York and are looking for a place to drop off your luggage while you explore Midtown, remember that we offer affordable luggage storage options near Grand Central Terminal.

Does NYC have luggage lockers?

Yes, travelers will find plenty of places to store luggage for a few hours, whether it’s storage lockers in a transportation hub or a baggage storage company like Bounce. Our New York luggage storage services span the entire city, with our trusted partners strategically located where you need them most.

By storing your personal belongings at a Bounce partner storage facility as opposed to lockers you’ll be saving yourself from waiting in long lines. Our affordable daily prices have no hidden fees and remain the same for all sizes of bags. Unlike storage lockers, we also have no size restrictions and can accommodate all oversized items like sports equipment or strollers, not just luggage.

Does Grand Central have luggage lockers?

No, Grand Central Station doesn’t have storage lockers or a cloakroom within the station. If you’re in need of a place to store your luggage or backpacks while you’re out sightseeing, our luggage storage service is the most convenient option.

Our partner locations are equipped to accommodate luggage of all sizes at no additional charge. Additionally, we understand that travel plans can change, which is why we offer a flexible, no-cost cancellation policy up to your designated drop-off window.

Can I leave bags at Grand Central Station?

Since there are no Grand Central lockers or storage rooms, you won’t be able to store your luggage at the station. Luckily, we have many locations in the area where you can keep your things stored while you’re out and about. Our partners are located in local businesses all around the station and beyond. To find a location close to you, download our luggage storage app and search luggage storage Grand Central in the search bar.

We have several locations within a 10 minute walking distance, with the closest one being just 4 minutes away by foot. Choose a location that works for you, such as a local shop, restaurant, dry cleaner, or hotel. Then, book online and drop off your personal items at the desired time. They’ll be completely safe until you’re ready to come pick them up.

Are there lockers in any NYC train stations?

Unfortunately, most train stations in New York City don’t offer luggage storage services. However, you can still find Grand Central luggage storage options near this station and others in the city. The best alternative is to book a left luggage service like Bounce. We have convenient locations for baggage storage near all major transportation hubs in New York City.

Things to do near Grand Central Station

If you have some free time before you check in to your hotel or Airbnb, explore some of the attractions close to the station. Before you set off to conquer the streets of New York City, don't miss the wonders that Grand Central Station offers. Here's a small curated list of must-see places, both within the terminal and in the surrounding neighborhood:

Bryant Park

Bryant Park is a busy but beautiful public green space in New York City. Located under 10 minutes away from Grand Central by foot, it’s a nice park to sit and relax as you wait for the train. Millions of people visit the park every year and it’s a terrific place to come together as a community, with lush gardens and special events happening every season. 

If you’re staying in New York for a while, consider signing up for an exercise class. One of the most exciting times to visit Bryant Park is during the winter when they set up the Winter Village, which includes holiday shops, a bar and food hall, and ice skating.

Times Square

Times Square, New York’s most famous location, needs no introduction. Situated just over a 10-minute walk away, you can explore this globally known epicenter of the city for yourself. The square is most famous for its festive holiday events, like the countdown to the New Year, but there’s so much more to see and do in its streets. The square is lined with entertainment venues, shops, and some of the best restaurants in the city, offering hours of exploration to energetic travelers.

SUMMIT One Vanderbilt

See the big, bustling city of New York from above at the SUMMIT One Vanderbilt, the tallest skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan. This skyscraper offers unbeatable views of the area, although there’s much more to do here than just look out over the observation deck. Your experience will be a blend of art, architecture and technology, beginning with a ride up to the SUMMIT in the largest external, glass bottom elevator in the world. 

Once you reach the top, you’ll find yourself in an entirely new world as you discover the art installation created by Kenzo Digital. Your senses will get a treat as you explore the interactive art experience, sure to be one of the coolest things you do in NYC. Being connected to Grand Central Station, it’s also one of the closest.

SUMMIT One Vanderbilt bag policy

SUMMIT One Vanderbilt prohibits suitcases, wheeled bags, trunks, packages, and other items measuring more than the size of a standard backpack. For security reasons, other specific items aren’t allowed in either. For your convenience, store any oversized items in your possession.

Airport travel from Grand Central Station

John F. Kennedy International Airport to Grand Central Station

JFK Airport mainly handles international flights, so chances are you might be arriving here. To get to Grand Central Station, you can take a taxi directly from the airport; the ride will take about 40 minutes. This isn’t your most affordable option since the fare will likely cost between $65.00 and $75.00.

Another alternative is to take the AirTrain from JFK Airport to Jamaica Station. From there, head to the Sutphin Boulevard / Archer Avenue / JFK Airport Subway Station and hop on Subway Line E. Grand Central is just a short walk away, or just one more subway stop on Line 6. Subway tickets only cost $2.90 in New York and the AirTrain is priced at $8.25.

LaGuardia Airport

If you’re flying in from somewhere else in the United States, you may arrive at LaGuardia Airport since it mostly accommodates domestic flights. You can take a taxi directly between the train station and airport. On average, this should only take about 10 minutes and will cost between $60.00 and $75.00.

Using public transit, you can take the Q70 SBS bus line from LaGuardia terminal to Woodside Av / 61 St. From there, transfer to train line 7 which will bring you to Grand Central. The subway and bus each cost $2.90, but since they’re valid for up to 2 hours and you can get from the airport to Grand Central in under an hour, you should be able to use the same ticket for your entire journey.

Newark Liberty International Airport

Newark is a modern but quiet airport located a bit further away than the other two mentioned above. Both international and domestic flights land here. Taking a taxi directly to Grand Central will be expensive, costing somewhere between $120.00 and $160.00, although it’s your quickest option at just 20 minutes.

Your other option is to hop on the AirTrain from Newark Airport and hop off at the Newark Airport Railroad Station. Catch a train from there to Penn Station, which is about a 20 minute walk away from Grand Central. The AirTrain is priced at $8.25 and the train ticket should cost about $13.00 to $16.00. Getting to Grand Central this way should take about an hour.

Getting around New York City from Grand Central Station

Now that you’re familiar with the area around Grand Central, it’s time to venture further out and explore more of New York City. Here are a few attractions to check out.

The High Line

The High Line was made from an abandoned railway track that spans nearly a mile and a half on the West Side of Manhattan. The park is beautifully landscaped and connects three of the most exciting NYC neighborhoods: Hell’s Kitchen, West Chelsea, and the Meatpacking District. 

Regularly evolving art installations, food vendors, and beautiful views of the city and river from 30 feet above street level make this a great spot to hang out for a few hours. To get here, catch train line 7 from Grand Central to 34 St-Hudson Yards and walk for 10 minutes to the park. Tickets cost $2.90.

The Guggenheim Museum

Known for both its cutting edge design and impressive collection of artwork, The Guggenheim Museum is a favorite destination for art enthusiasts in New York. The building follows a coiled design that can be appreciated by architecture lovers, and on its walls are pieces made by famous names like Picasso, Manet, Van Gogh, Degas, and more. To get here, hop on train line 5 and get off at 86 St. The Guggenheim Museum will be under 10 minutes away by foot. As usual, your train ticket will cost $2.90.

Apollo Theater

The Apollo Theater began as a burlesque theater in 1914 and was transformed into a concert hall in the 1930s. Today, it’s still one of the best known music halls in the United States. It has played an important role in the career of several musicians, including Michael Jackson with the Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, and Ella Fitzgerald. 

Take train line 5 from Grand Central to 125 St, then transfer on the M101 bus at E 125 St / Lexington Av. Get off at W 125 St / Adam C Powell Blvd. Both bus and train ticket will cost $2.90, but you can use the same ticket for both.

Luggage storage near Grand Central Station

Grand Central is the heart of New York and your gateway to exploring this incredible city. At Bounce, we understand the challenge of navigating the city's attractions with bags in tow. That’s why we've partnered with local shops across New York City to establish convenient luggage storage locations for our customers. Leave your bags with us and enjoy the freedom to explore the Grand Central area unencumbered.

If you want to arrive in New York with a full calendar of things to do, it won’t be hard at all to find fun attractions to fill up your schedule. Plan a trip to the Bronx Zoo, admire the beautiful St Patrick’s Cathedral, or walk through Brooklyn Bridge Park.

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