There are 5 ways to get from Forest Hills to Jersey City by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Subway, train  •  53 min

  1. Take the subway from Forest Hills - 71 Av to 14 St F / ...
  2. Take the train from 9th Street to Journal Square Path

$6

Cheapest option

Subway, line 119 bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the subway from Forest Hills - 71 Av to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal E
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Duncan Ave 119

$4 - $6

3 alternative options

Bus, line 119 bus  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av to 6 Av/W 44 St Qm15
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Montgomery St 119

$4 - $10

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Forest Hills to Jersey City 13.5 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Forest Hills to Jersey City 13.5 miles

$1 - $2

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Forest Hills to Jersey City. However, there are services departing from Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av and arriving at Jfk Blvd At Montgomery St via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

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The distance between Forest Hills and Jersey City is 12 miles. The road distance is 13.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Forest Hills to Jersey City without a car is to subway and train which takes 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Forest Hills to Jersey City, including transfers.

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Forest Hills to Jersey City bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av station.

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Forest Hills to Jersey City bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Jfk Blvd At Montgomery St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Forest Hills to Jersey City is 13 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Forest Hills to Jersey City.

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There are 1764+ hotels available in Jersey City. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Forest Hills to Jersey City.
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  • Distance: 12 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

What companies run services between Forest Hills, NY, USA and Jersey City, NJ, USA?

You can take a bus from Forest Hills to Jersey City via 6 Av/W 44 St and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 1 h 41 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Duncan Ave
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Montgomery St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av to 6 Av/W 44 St
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Forest Hills to Jersey City
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
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
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
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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