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There are 6 ways to get from Forest Hills to Long Island City by subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Subway  •  15 min

  1. Take the subway from Forest Hills - 71 Av to Court Sq E / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the bus from Metropolitan Av/Metro Av El Station to 21 St/49 Av Q67

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Forest Hills to Long Island City 6.9 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Forest Hills to Long Island City 6.9 miles

$1

Uber  •  11 min

  1. Take an Uber from Forest Hills to Long Island City 6.9 miles

$16 - $22

Walk  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Walk from Forest Hills to Long Island City 6.8 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Forest Hills to Long Island City is to drive which costs $1 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Forest Hills to Long Island City is to taxi which costs $35 - $50 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Metropolitan Av/Metro Av El Station station and arriving at 21 St/49 Av. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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The distance between Forest Hills and Long Island City is 6 miles. The road distance is 6.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Forest Hills to Long Island City without a car is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $3.

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The subway from Forest Hills - 71 Av to Court Sq takes 15 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Forest Hills to Long Island City bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Metropolitan Av/Metro Av El Station.

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Forest Hills to Long Island City bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at 21 St/49 Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Forest Hills to Long Island City is 7 miles. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Forest Hills to Long Island City.

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There are 1820+ hotels available in Long Island City. Prices start at $114 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 5.6 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

What companies run services between Forest Hills, NY, USA and Long Island City, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Forest Hills to Long Island City every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 32 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Metropolitan Av/Metro Av El Station to 21 St/49 Av
Ave. Duration
32 min
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 Long Island City
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$16 - $22
UberX
$18 - $24
Car Seat
$27 - $35
UberXL
$27 - $35
Black
$40 - $55
Black SUV
$55 - $70
Taxi from Forest Hills to Long Island City
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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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