There are 8 ways to get from Brooklyn to Far Rockaway by subway, bus, train, taxi, car, towncar or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Subway  •  37 min

  1. Take the subway from Broadway Jct to Far Rockaway - Mott Av A

$3

7 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Av H/Flatbush Av to Newport Av/Beach 116 St Q35
  2. Take the bus from Rockaway Beach Bl/B 115 St to Beach 21 St Terminal/Beach 21 St Q22

$5 - $14

Bus, subway  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rogers Av/Church Av to Franklin Av/Lefferts Pl B49
  2. Take the subway from Franklin Av to Far Rockaway - Mott Av A

$6 - $10

Train  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Atlantic Terminal to Far Rockaway Far Rockaway

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brooklyn to Far Rockaway 15.1 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Brooklyn to Far Rockaway 15.1 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brooklyn to Far Rockaway 15.1 miles

$30 - $45

Walk  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Walk from Brooklyn to Far Rockaway 15.4 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Brooklyn to Far Rockaway is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brooklyn to Far Rockaway is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 and takes 20 min.

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The distance between Brooklyn and Far Rockaway is 11 miles. The road distance is 15.1 miles.

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The subway from Broadway Jct to Far Rockaway - Mott Av takes 37 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brooklyn to Far Rockaway. However, there are services departing from Av H/Flatbush Av and arriving at Beach 21 St Terminal/Beach 21 St via Rockaway Beach Bl/B 115 St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

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The nearest airport to Far Rockaway is New York JFK (JFK) Airport which is 3.1 miles away. Other nearby airports include New York La Guardia (LGA) (13.3 miles), Newark (EWR) (23.1 miles), White Plains (HPN) (32.4 miles) and Islip (ISP) (36.9 miles).

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Map of how to get from Brooklyn to Far Rockaway.
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  • Distance: 10.7 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

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

You can take a bus from Brooklyn to Far Rockaway via Newport Av/Beach 116 St and Rockaway Beach Bl/B 115 St in around 1 h 12 min. Alternatively, Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Brooklyn to Far Rockaway hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 57 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Atlantic Terminal to Far Rockaway
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Av H/Flatbush Av to Newport Av/Beach 116 St
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Rockaway Beach Bl/B 115 St to Beach 21 St Terminal/Beach 21 St
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Rogers Av/Church Av to Franklin Av/Lefferts Pl
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Brooklyn to Far Rockaway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$30 - $45
Car Seat
$45 - $60
UberX
$35 - $50
UberXL
$55 - $70
Black
$70 - $95
Black SUV
$95 - $120
Taxi from Brooklyn to Far Rockaway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net

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