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There are 9 ways to get from Forest Hills to Far Rockaway by subway, train, bus, 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  •  26m

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

$3

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Train  •  41m

  1. Take the train from Forest Hills to Far Rockaway Far Rockaway

$4 - $7

Bus  •  42m

  1. Take the bus from Parsons Bl /88 Av to Mott Av /Beach 20 St Q113 / ...

$2 - $7

Bus, subway  •  43m

  1. Take the bus from Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av to Cross Bay Bl /Liberty Av Q11 / ...
  2. Take the subway from Rockaway Blvd to Far Rockaway - Mott Av A

$6 - $10

Subway, bus  •  56m

  1. Take the subway from Forest Hills - 71 Av to Jamaica Center - Parsons/Archer E
  2. Take the bus from Archer Av /160 St to Mott Av /Beach 20 St Q113 / ...

$5 - $10

Taxi  •  16m

  1. Take a taxi from Forest Hills to Far Rockaway 12 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  16m

  1. Drive from Forest Hills to Far Rockaway 12 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  16m

  1. Take an Uber from Forest Hills to Far Rockaway 12 miles

$27 - $40

Walk  •  3h 53m

  1. Walk from Forest Hills to Far Rockaway 12.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Forest Hills to Far Rockaway is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Forest Hills to Far Rockaway is to taxi which costs $65 - $80 and takes 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Parsons Bl /88 Av and arriving at Mott Av /Beach 20 St. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Forest Hills and arriving at Far Rockaway. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 41m.

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The distance between Forest Hills and Far Rockaway is 9 miles. The road distance is 12 miles.

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The best way to get from Forest Hills to Far Rockaway without a car is to subway which takes 26m and costs $3.

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The subway from Rockaway Blvd to Far Rockaway - Mott Av takes 26m including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Forest Hills to Far Rockaway bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Parsons Bl /88 Av station.

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

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The best way to get from Forest Hills to Far Rockaway is to train which takes 41m and costs $4 - $7. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2 - $7 and takes 42m.

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Map of how to get from Forest Hills to Far Rockaway.
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  • Distance: 9.2 miles
  • Duration: 26m

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

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Forest Hills to Far Rockaway 5 times a week. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 41m. Alternatively, MTA operates a bus from Forest Hills to Far Rockaway every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 42m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Forest Hills to Far Rockaway
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Parsons Bl /88 Av to Mott Av /Beach 20 St
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av to Cross Bay Bl /Liberty Av
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Archer Av /160 St to Mott Av /Beach 20 St
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Forest Hills to Far Rockaway
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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uber.com
Car Seat
$40 - $55
UberX
$30 - $40
UberPool
$27 - $40
UberXL
$45 - $60
Black
$60 - $80
Black SUV
$75 - $100
Taxi from Forest Hills to Far Rockaway
Ave. Duration
16m
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com

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Forest Hills to Far Rockaway bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Mott Av /Beach 20 St station.

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Forest Hills 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 Forest Hills to Far Rockaway is 12 miles. It takes approximately 16m to drive from Forest Hills to Far Rockaway.

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There are 499+ hotels available in Far Rockaway. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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