Train Spotting: Stars on the Subway!

See what happens when celebs venture underground on New York City's mass transit

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HILARY SWANK

HILARY SWANK
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Don't believe Oscar winners still ride the subway? Hilary Swank is happy to prove you wrong by flashing her MetroCard on her way into a station to catch a train. Although, to be honest, we're more curious about how she manages to still look so fresh despite the sweltering underground heat.

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HELEN MIRREN

HELEN MIRREN
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Despite the man next to her using a little too much space, the Dame shows off her impeccable subway etiquette with her bag in her lap and her lack of eye contact for an early 2015 ride.

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TOM HANKS

TOM HANKS
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The actor goes casual for his January 2015 trip – though loses points for taking up two seats.

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KATY PERRY

KATY PERRY
Courtesy Katy Perry/Instagram

Before enjoying the craziness of the Super Bowl, Perry and her possé celebrate New Year's Eve 2014 N.Y.C.-style.

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BRADLEY COOPER

BRADLEY COOPER
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Currently staring in The Elephant Man on Broadway, the former Sexiest Man Alive gets to work on Nov. 23, 2014, the fastest way: on the New York City subway!

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KARLIE KLOSS

KARLIE KLOSS
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Naturally, the supermodel looks camera-ready while listening to some tunes during her Aug. 21, 2014, ride.

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SARAH JESSICA PARKER

TRAIN SPOTTING
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What would Carrie Bradshaw say? Fresh off a trip to New York's Museum of Modern Art, Sarah Jessica Parker hops on the train with 10-year-old son James Wilkie (not pictured) in March 2013.

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MATTHEW BRODERICK

MATTHEW BRODERICK
Lisvett Serrant/StarTraks

Parker's husband is also a public transit fan, seen here waiting for a train at the West 4th Street stop on Sept. 21, 2014.

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KATIE HOLMES

TRAIN OF THOUGHT
Freddie Baez/StarTraks

Sunglasses, iPhone, bags – check! For the second time in a week, Katie Holmes gets on the commuting train, riding the New York City subway to work (also known as Broadway, where the actress was rehearsing for the play Dead Accounts) in 2012.

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JAY Z

JAY Z
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No sleep 'til Brooklyn! The native New Yorker happily poses for a pic with a fellow commuter while en route to the final leg of his eight-day concert series at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Oct. 6, 2012.

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JESSICA ALBA

JESSICA ALBA
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Look, no hands! The stylish actress impressively keeps steady as she catches another ride in Manhattan on Sept. 14, 2012.

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ANNE HATHAWAY & ADAM SHULMAN

ANNE HATHAWAY & ADAM SHULMAN
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Frequent subway takers Hathaway and Adam Shulman pack on the PDA with smooches and snuggling during a July 4, 2012, ride on N.Y.C.'s public transit.

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JAKE GYLLENHAAL

JAKE GYLLENHAAL
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Looking like a native New Yorker, the bearded actor tunes out the sounds of the underground while commuting through the New York City's subway system on March 14, 2012.

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NEIL PATRICK HARRIS

NEIL PATRICK HARRIS
Ray Tamarra/Getty

All aboard! The How I Met Your Mother star stays plugged in before hopping a train at the 42nd Street-Port Authority station in May 2011.

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CHRISTINA RICCI

CHRISTINA RICCI
Nancy Rivera/Ace Pix

Think she's playing Angry Birds? The black-clad actress gives new meaning to swipe and ride during a solo commute on March 14, 2012.

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JESSE TYLER FERGUSON

JESSE TYLER FERGUSON
INF

It's nice to catch some shade in the subway! The Modern Family star keeps his cool while waiting at the 28th Street stop with husband Justin Mikita in April 2011.

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TONY DANZA

TONY DANZA
Love New York/Splash News Online

Who still looks like the Boss? The acting vet – and former Philadelphia public school teacher – suits up for a ride on the red line at the 66th Street-Lincoln Center station on March 14, 2012.

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