25 Strangest Things Ever Spotted On A Subway

Posted by , Updated on September 16, 2022

In a big city, be ready to see some of these strangest things ever spotted on a subway! From people chilling out hammock style to a coffin jumping the turnstile, if you’re lucky enough to have a metro in your city and you ride around long enough, you’re sure to spot something worth a double take. If you’ve never been on a subway though, this list is sure to make you hesitant to ever get on. Get ready to be blown away by these 25 Strangest Things Ever Spotted On A Subway.


Swamp thing needs a ride too.

man in gilly suit made to look like grass

Actually, it’s just a gilly suit. But it makes for some awesome camouflage!


A moving train is the best place to sharpen a blade!

man sharpens large knife on rock

Kids: Don’t try this.


This is one talented knitter!

man in knitted outfit knitting

Just a girl and her raven.

a girl and a large black raven or crow

The show off of the century!

batman and darth vader appear face to face

Spoiler alert, neither of them top our list of the most powerful superheroes!


This is taking the term "dog carrier" loosely

man holds large husky dog in canvas tote

Now this is what we want to see on the subway - something beautiful!

man holding peacock

It looks like someone is auditioning to join the fruit of the loom!

person in sliced tomato costume

Or maybe this is the next big college mascot?


This bird does not deserve a subway ride. Call him a Lyft!

man with hawk perched on his hand

There are plenty of fish in the subway.

person in large metallic fish costume on the subway

Don’t forget those in the sea or the aquarium!


Millennials, always going the extra mile.

man hangs upside down by his knees from a bar above his head

Hopefully one of these beats was playing.


The Power Rangers are on a tight budget now.

five people dressed as power rangers sit in a row

No Pikachu! Spit him out!

man with hand sticking out of mouth of pickachu costume

Don’t know who this yellow ray of sunshine is? Check out our Pokemon list!


Well he has to take the subway, those fingernails are too long to call an Uber.

person in costume with red eyes, long finders, and horns

Whoa! Is that a yeti or did someone just age really badly?

person who appears to be a yeti sitting on subway

Or maybe he has one of our strange medical conditions?


It's hard being a flightless bird in the big city.

large penguin suit stands on subway

Am I the only one scared to get on the subway now?

two twin girls in costumes with large heads (like twins in the shining)

This is what happens when you cash in all your tickets.

man pushes lifesized panda onto subway

Seriously, why so many birds on the subway?

woman stands with large owl perched on her hand

This guy has his life figured out.

man lays in purple hammock

How rude! There isn't nearly enough chicken for everyone.

table set for four with dinner in the subway car

What do you do when your solar car runs out of gas? Take the subway!

small black car with person inside in subway

How does he think he will fit?

man with large feathered headdress stands outside subway car

Go, little turtle, go!

man sites with turtle on floor tied to a string

Even in death he jumped the turnstile

1 subway coffin

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