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Duration 41 min
Distance 19.4 miles
Average price $18
Frequency 3/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Newark and Jackson Heights takes 41 min and the fastest train takes 33 min. The train runs at least 3 times per hour from Newark to Jackson Heights. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Newark Penn Station
  2. New York Penn Station
  3. Jackson Heights
40 min
$7 - $61

Newark to Jackson Heights train times

Trains run every 20 minutes between Newark and Jackson Heights. The earliest departure is at 19:12 in the evening, and the last departure from Newark is at 23:22 which arrives into Jackson Heights at 00:03. All services require a transfer, and take on average 41 min. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Newark station to Jackson Heights. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Woodside via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Newark and Jackson Heights is 15 miles. The road distance is 19.4 miles.

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Newark to Jackson Heights train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Newark Penn Station.

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Newark to Jackson Heights train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Woodside station.

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There are 7641+ hotels available in Jackson Heights. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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