Central Park runs north to south from 110th street to 59th street and west to east from Central Park West to 5th Avenue.
There are numerous subway stops in the Central Park area:
N, R, Q Trains:
Stop located at 57th & 7th
2, 3 Trains:
Travels North & South with stops at 59th and Columbus Circle and then Broadway, 72nd, 96th & 110th street as well.
B, C Trains:
Travels North & South with stops at 110th street, 103rd street, 96th street, 86th street, 81st street, and 72nd street along Central Park West
A, B, C, D, 1 Trains:
Located at 59th street/Columbus Circle with stops along Broadway and Central Park West
Though it is typically easiest to get to Central Park by subway, there are also several bus routes available:
On the West side, there is the #10 that runs north and south along Central Park West.
On the East side there is the # 1, 2, 3 & 4 that run South along Fifth Avenue, and North along Madison Avenue.
There also cross town buses that run West to East and East to West along 57th, 59th, 66th, 79th, 86th, 96th & 110th Street
From Penn Station:
Take the M20 Bus from W 34th St station heading towards Lincoln Center.
Get off at Central Park South near Columbus Circle
From Grand Central Station:
Take the Q32 Bus from Madison Ave and E 42 St station heading to Jackson Heights, Queens.
Go west on E 59th street until you come to 5th Ave and Central Park South.