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Duration 20 min
Distance 13.8 miles
Average price $5
Frequency 7/hour

Trip overview

The average train between New York and Jamaica takes 20 min and the fastest train takes 17 min. The train runs at least 7 times per hour from New York to Jamaica. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. New York Penn Station
  2. Jamaica
21 min
$5 - $8

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from New York to Jamaica? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Jamaica. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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The distance between New York and Jamaica is 10 miles. The road distance is 13.8 miles.

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New York to Jamaica train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from New York Penn Station.

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New York to Jamaica train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Jamaica station.

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There are 7524+ hotels available in Jamaica. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between New York and Jamaica?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 21 min.
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$5 - $8
MTA
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info

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