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There are 6 ways to get from Astoria to Far Rockaway by bus, train, subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the bus from E 57 St/ 3 Av to Beach 21 St Terminal/Beach 21 St Qm17

$2 - $7

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Train  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the train from Woodside to Jamaica Port Jefferson / ...
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Far Rockaway Far Rockaway

$5 - $8

Subway  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the subway from 30 Av to Jay St - MetroTech N / ...
  2. Take the subway from Jay St - MetroTech to Far Rockaway - Mott Av A

$3

Taxi  •  22m

  1. Take a taxi from Astoria to Far Rockaway 18.6 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  22m

  1. Drive from Astoria to Far Rockaway 18.6 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  22m

  1. Take an Uber from Astoria to Far Rockaway 18.6 miles

$50 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Astoria to Far Rockaway is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Astoria to Far Rockaway is to taxi which costs $100 - $120 and takes 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from E 57 St/ 3 Av and arriving at Beach 21 St Terminal/Beach 21 St. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Astoria to Far Rockaway. However, there are services departing from Woodside and arriving at Far Rockaway via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 12m.

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The distance between Astoria and Far Rockaway is 15 miles. The road distance is 18.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Astoria to Far Rockaway without a car is to bus which takes 1h 12m and costs $2 - $7.

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The bus from E 57 St/ 3 Av to Beach 21 St Terminal/Beach 21 St takes 1h 12m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Astoria to Far Rockaway bus services, operated by MTA, depart from E 57 St/ 3 Av station.

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Astoria to Far Rockaway train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Woodside station.

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The best way to get from Astoria to Far Rockaway is to bus which takes 1h 12m and costs $2 - $7. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Astoria to Far Rockaway.
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  • Distance: 14.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 12m

What companies run services between Astoria, NY, USA and Far Rockaway, NY, USA?

MTA operates a bus from Astoria to Far Rockaway every 4 hours. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 1h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Astoria to Far Rockaway via Jamaica in around 1h 12m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
Train from Jamaica to Far Rockaway
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from E 57 St/ 3 Av to Beach 21 St Terminal/Beach 21 St
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Astoria to Far Rockaway
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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uber.com
UberPool
$50 - $70
Car Seat
$65 - $85
UberX
$55 - $75
UberXL
$75 - $95
Black
$95 - $130
Black SUV
$140 - $180
Taxi from Astoria to Far Rockaway
Ave. Duration
22m
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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Astoria to Far Rockaway bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Beach 21 St Terminal/Beach 21 St station.

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Astoria to Far Rockaway train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Far Rockaway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Astoria to Far Rockaway is 19 miles. It takes approximately 22m to drive from Astoria to Far Rockaway.

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There are 491+ hotels available in Far Rockaway. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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