The subway is an interesting and sometimes strange place to be, especially when you live in a major city that draws people from all walks of life. We’ve gathered some of the strangest things people have witnessed on the subway.

Scary Clown

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Clowns come in all shapes and sizes. This one just happens to be extremely scary. This person dressed up as Pennywise from Stephen King’s IT. You’ll probably want to avoid this subway car if you’re afraid of clowns.

Flexible Green Goddess

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There’s nothing like showing off your talents to a subway car full of people. This woman dressed in a latex green suit and decided to put her foot on the ceiling. Impressive!

Fuzzy Fox Friend

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Where could this guy possibly be coming from that he’s dressed in fox ears and a furry tail? Your guess is as good as ours.

The Best Accessory

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It turns out toy poodles aren’t the only dogs you can carry around. If your bag is big enough, why not fit your husky in it and take him with you everywhere you go?

Spidey Senses

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Spiderman doesn’t sit on the subway – he hangs! This guy really got into his character while riding this subway.

Pikachu, I Choose You!

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Everyone is familiar with the Pokemon character Pikachu. However, this one looks a little different. Notice a human hand coming out of Pikachu’s mouth? Very strange!


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Passengers on this subway car were probably pretty freaked out when they saw this demon looking creature with glowing red eyes sitting there. We definitely would be too.

Cirque Du Soleil

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Exercise is important. It can be hard to fit in a good workout during your day though. This passenger made sure she fit in some exercise by doing yoga during her commute.

Good vs. Evil

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Two worlds collided in this subway car when Batman and Darth Vader faced off. The city is definitely an interesting place when comic-con comes to town.

The Centaur

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How is this even happening? A zebra centaur tries to walk onto the subway. We just hope he fit!

Mossy Friend

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We can only imagine what this woman is thinking about the mossy blob sitting next to her. We have no idea who or what this is.

Mike Tyson

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Even celebrities ride the subway sometimes. This epic picture features Mike Tyson, a fan, and an adorable winking dog. It doesn’t get much better than that.

No Words

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We have no words for whatever this costume may be.

Makeshift Raincoat

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Sometimes it starts raining unexpectedly and you don’t have an umbrella handy. This guy improvised and used a trash bag to protect himself from the rain.

Green Army Toy Man

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The little green army men you used to play with as a kid rode the subway one day. It’s hard to tell if it’s a toy or a person!

We Come in Peace

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Everyone needs a little love and comfort. This woman must really love her alien friend to be seen cuddling up next to them on the subway.

Huggable Bear

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Sometimes you get a pleasant surprise when riding on the subway and find a big fluffy bear sitting there! He’s sure to brighten up your day.

Big Foot Sighting

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You don’t have to hike the mountains in search of Big Foot anymore. Just hop on the subway!

Chucky and His Bride

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If you thought Chucky was scary, just wait until you meet his bride! The man sitting to the right definitely looks a little uneasy about these murderous dolls.

Save a Seat

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Maybe this guy offered his seat to an elderly person? Maybe he just wants some attention? Either way, he seems completely cool with his positioning.

The King of Crochet

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This guy isn’t afraid to make his clothing while sitting on the subway during his commute. He is definitely the King of Crochet.

Witchy Pet Guinea Pig

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It’s normal to see a dog on a leash, but not a guinea pig, especially one in a witch’s hat! This little guy is about to go on the ride of his life.

Power Ranger Pow-Wow

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Nobody should fear any danger with the Power Rangers on board this subway!

Ikea Mascot

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This clever dog owner cut out holes in an Ikea bag for her four-legged friend to come with her wherever she goes, even the subway.

No Butts About It

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This couple isn’t afraid of people staring at them. They decided to go out with their bums hanging out for everyone to see!

Technologically Advanced Alien

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Even alien creatures need their smartphones to check their Facebook and Instagram news feeds. We’re just wondering if he can see out of that mask.

Comfy Couch

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Subway seats definitely aren’t the most comfortable place you’ve sat in all day. This guy isn’t here for discomfort. He brought his own recliner onto the subway.

Sexy Cat Woman

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Sometimes you see people in costumes that cover their entire body (see Power Rangers) and sometimes you see people scantily dressed. It’s always a surprise when you take the subway.

Getting Creative

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What do you do when all of the subway seats are taken? Hang on the hand rail of course!


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This guy is probably the most stylish person on the subway right now. Dressed in a full fur coat, top hat, and walking cane, he’s the ultimate pimp daddy.

Comfort Animal

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Comfort animals can come in many shapes and sizes. This guy decided to bring along his peacock for his commute on the subway. It doesn’t look like anyone is trying to stare too much though.

Who Nose Best?

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It’s common to see people fall asleep on the subway after a long day. Nobody falls asleep quite like this though.

Just Hanging Out

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Nobody wants to be sitting in an uncomfortable seat during a long commute. This guy has the right idea and brought a hammock to peacefully lay in until he reaches his destination.

Pitbull in a Purse

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Carrying around big dogs is totally in right now. Just ask this pitbull owner who likes to bring his dog on the subway with him.

Just a Guy and His Tire

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Why anyone would carry around a spare tire when they don’t have a car is making us scratch our heads.

Tribal Dancer

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This person decked themselves out head to toe in a traditional tribal outfit and decided to take the subway. Their choice made for a great picture!

Camo That’s Made to Stand Out

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Why blend in when you were made to stand out? That’s the mentality of this subway passenger in their bright camo outfit.

Fashion Icon

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This guy is a fashion icon. With bright colors and prints, people can’t help but stare.

Organic Hat

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Sometimes it’s hard to find a hat that fits and looks good. This subway rider decided to go a more creative and organic route.

Disappointed DeNiro

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Here you can see a pretty disappointed Robert DeNiro riding the subway with the common folk that he enjoys to entertain in his movies. He doesn’t seem impressed.

Sleep Walker

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Living a busy life may mean you have to get some sleep in creative places. This guy was so exhausted that he fell asleep standing up!

Boring Book

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Next time you go to the bookstore, make sure you buy a good one. You don’t want to be like this guy who falls asleep reading.

Sleeping Beauty

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Apparently a lot of people find the subway an appropriate place to catch up on some sleep.

Magic Show

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One of the best ways to get your talent noticed is by making a subway car full of people see you. This magician has the right idea. He’s even equipped with an adorable little bunny!

Pop Tag Man

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You know the little tag that helps you open soda cans? This guy decided to turn them into a fashion statement and ride the subway in them. Do you think he clinks when he moves?

Urban Hunter

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This guy belongs in the woods waiting for deer to come his way rather than sitting on a subway in a major city. He definitely stands out in this outfit.

Sleepy Couple

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This couple managed to fall asleep while riding the subway. We just hope they don’t miss their stop.


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This girl is dressed head to toe in black and even brought her pet raven on the subway. She looks pretty depressed riding this subway train.

Chairs Are For Losers

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Why sit down when you can lie on the floor? This guy decides that the best place to be on the subway is on the cold hard floor.

Is That You Mr. President?

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You may have to do a double take with this one. This tired guy looks very similar to President Obama. You’ll probably think it’s him until you realize that the President of the United States would never ride the subway.

Thanksgiving Feast

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Everyone should enjoy a scrumptious Thanksgiving dinner, even if it means you have to eat it on the subway. This woman decided it was a good idea to carve a turkey.

Nerd Alert

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This picture is epic. This Trekky decided to take a candid photo of his Spock look-a-like on the subway.

No Pants

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Sometimes you’re so tired in the morning you mismatch your shoes or wear your shirt inside out. This guy forgot to put his pants on. Maybe he should catch a quick nap during his commute next time.

Hello Kitty’s Biggest Fan

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Hello Kitty’s biggest fan, a middle-aged man, rode the subway unafraid of sporting his favorite character’s face and pink sneakers. He is definitely a sight to see.

Owl About It

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No, these aren’t Hogwards students, they’re regular people riding the subway with their pet owls.

The Studious Rider

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What better place to study than on the subway? Notice what he is studying, though. “How t

Runaway Bride

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Uh oh! We don’t think this bride got to say “I do” today if she’s crying on the subway in a dirty wedding gown.

Don’t Look Up

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This guy should tighten his belt and put his butt away. This poor girl is trying so hard not to stare at the bare butt pressed up against the glass next to her.

Cardboard Box

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Keep from getting a crick in your neck when sleeping on the subway by wearing a cardboard box! You can rest your head on it comfortably next time you take a long subway ride.

The Harpist

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Sometimes it’s nice to hear some beautiful music after a stressful day. This man decides to play the harp on the subway for all riders to hear.

Seat Snob

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This woman was definitely tired. She even took up multiple seats on the subway just so she could catch some shut-eye.

Who Cut the Cheese?

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What better way to prepare for your dinner party when you’re running late than cutting some expensive cheese while on the subway?

Ninja Passengers

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These ninjas didn’t get the chance to hop on the subway because a security guard decided it was too suspicious. He led them away to find another form of transportation.