There are 6 ways to get from Forest Hills to Jones Beach State Park by train, taxi, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Forest Hills to Freeport Babylon
  2. Take a taxi from Freeport to Jones Beach State Park

$45 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd to Henry St + Merrick Rd n4
  2. Take a taxi from Henry St + Merrick Rd to Jones Beach State Park

$38 - $53

4 alternative options

Train  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Forest Hills to Bellmore Babylon

$41 - $58

Bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Metropolitan Av/71 Av to Jamaica Av/165 St Q54
  2. Take the bus from Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd to Henry St + Merrick Rd n4

$41 - $60

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Forest Hills to Jones Beach State Park 27.9 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Forest Hills to Jones Beach State Park 27.9 miles

$2 - $4

Questions & Answers

The distance between Forest Hills and Jones Beach State Park is 20 miles. The road distance is 27.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Forest Hills to Jones Beach State Park without a car is to train and taxi which takes 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 37 min to get from Forest Hills to Jones Beach State Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Forest Hills to Jones Beach State Park is to train which takes 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 40 min.

Mode details

Yes, the driving distance between Forest Hills to Jones Beach State Park is 28 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Forest Hills to Jones Beach State Park.

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There are 55+ hotels available in Jones Beach State Park. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Forest Hills to Jones Beach State Park.
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  • Distance: 19.5 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

What companies run services between Forest Hills, NY, USA and Jones Beach State Park, NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Forest Hills to Jones Beach State Park hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Forest Hills to Jones Beach State Park via Jamaica Av/165 St, Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd, and Henry St + Merrick Rd in around 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Forest Hills to Freeport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Forest Hills to Bellmore
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd to Henry St + Merrick Rd
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Metropolitan Av/71 Av to Jamaica Av/165 St
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Freeport to Jones Beach State Park
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Seaford Taxi and Airport Service
Phone
+1 516 236-5735
Website
seafordtaxis.com
Bethpage Taxi
Phone
+1 516-652-2353
Website
bethpagelongislandtaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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