Rush hour in the morning is 7:30 to 9:00 ( or so) and 4:30- 7:00 or so in the evening.
( or so) Late hours also have crowded trains.
What time does NYC traffic start?
From 8AM to about 7PM, cars (or at least taxis with passengers) are going about the same speed more or less: 11.5 mph on average. After 7PM, things get slowly better over time until it peaks after 5AM. The actual peak, or the time with the least traffic on the road in NYC is at 5:18AM.
What is the best time to leave NYC?
The best times to leave are Saturday before 11:00 am and after 3:00 pm. For New York City the best times to leave are on Saturday before 10:00am and after 1:00pm.
What time is traffic the worst in NYC?
To avoid the worst of rush hour traffic, don’t drive into the city between 7 am and 9 am or out of the city between 4 pm and 6 pm.
What are rush hour times?
The name is sometimes a misnomer, as the peak period often lasts more than one hour and the “rush” refers to the volume of traffic, not the speed of its flow. Rush hour may be 6–10 am (6:00–10:00) and 4–8 pm (16:00–20:00). Peak traffic periods may vary from city to city, from region to region, and seasonally.