Below are transit directions from the Port Authority Bus Terminal to the East Village. The trip should take you about 25 minutes.
Begin at 42nd Street – Port Authority Bus Terminal
* Take the “A” train (subway) toward Ozone Park – Lefferts Blvd (This is a Brooklyn-bound train)
* Get off at the 14th Street stop in Manhattan and transfer to the “L” train (subway) toward Canarsie – Rockaway Pkwy (This should be the second stop on the “A” train. You’ll be getting on what is the last stop for the “L” train, so you may see a couple of trains waiting there. All trains will be heading in the same direction. The train will be heading east.)
*Get off at either the Union Square, the 3rd Avenue or 1st Avenue stops in Manhattan. (This should be the 3rd stop on the “L” train.) Exit onto 14th Street at 3rd Avenue.