There are 6 ways to get from Forest Hills to Rockefeller Center by subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Subway  •  25 min

  1. Take the subway from Forest Hills - 71 Av to 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr F

$3

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Bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av to 6 Av/W 51 St Qm12 / ...

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Forest Hills to Rockefeller Center 9.4 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Forest Hills to Rockefeller Center 9.4 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Forest Hills to Rockefeller Center 9.4 miles

$23 - $30

Walk  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Walk from Forest Hills to Rockefeller Center 9.1 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Forest Hills to Rockefeller Center is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Forest Hills to Rockefeller Center is to taxi which costs $50 - $65 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av and arriving at 6 Av/W 51 St. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Forest Hills and Rockefeller Center is 7 miles. The road distance is 9.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Forest Hills to Rockefeller Center without a car is to subway which takes 25 min and costs $3.

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The subway from Forest Hills - 71 Av to 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr takes 22 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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

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Forest Hills to Rockefeller Center bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at 6 Av/W 51 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Forest Hills to Rockefeller Center is 9 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Forest Hills to Rockefeller Center.

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The nearest airport to Rockefeller Center is New York La Guardia (LGA) Airport which is 5.7 miles away. Other nearby airports include Teterboro (TEB) (8.2 miles), Newark (EWR) (11.5 miles), New York JFK (JFK) (13 miles) and White Plains (HPN) (26 miles).

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Map of how to get from Forest Hills to Rockefeller Center.
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  • Distance: 7.4 miles
  • Duration: 25 min

What companies run services between Forest Hills, NY, USA and Rockefeller Center, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Forest Hills to Rockefeller Center hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 37 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av to 6 Av/W 51 St
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Forest Hills to Rockefeller Center
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $30
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uber.com
UberPool
$23 - $30
Car Seat
$35 - $45
UberX
$26 - $35
UberXL
$35 - $50
Black
$50 - $65
Black SUV
$65 - $85
Taxi from Forest Hills to Rockefeller Center
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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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