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There are 8 ways to get from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Jackson Heights by subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle, towncar, foot or bike

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Line 7 subway  •  23 min

  1. Take the line 7 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to 82 St - Jackson Hts 7

$3

7 alternative options

Bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 42 St to 81 St/Northern Bl Q32

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Jackson Heights 6 miles

$30 - $45

Drive  •  9 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Jackson Heights 6 miles

$1

Shuttle  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Lexington Av/E 41 St to LaGuardia Terminal A Grand Central to LGA

$16

Uber  •  9 min

  1. Take an Uber from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Jackson Heights 6 miles

$14 - $19

Walk  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Walk from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Jackson Heights 6.4 miles

Bikeshare  •  32 min

  1. Cycle from Pershing Square North to Newton Rd & 44 St 5 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Jackson Heights is to drive which costs $1 and takes 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Jackson Heights is to taxi which costs $30 - $45 and takes 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madison Av/E 42 St and arriving at 81 St/Northern Bl. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

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The distance between Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) and Jackson Heights is 5 miles. The road distance is 6 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Jackson Heights without a car is to line 7 subway which takes 23 min and costs $3.

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The line 7 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to 82 St - Jackson Hts takes 21 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Jackson Heights bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from Madison Av/E 42 St station.

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Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Jackson Heights bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at 81 St/Northern Bl station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Jackson Heights is 6 miles. It takes approximately 9 min to drive from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Jackson Heights.

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There are 1779+ hotels available in Jackson Heights. Prices start at $117 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Jackson Heights.
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  • Distance: 4.9 miles
  • Duration: 23 min

What companies run services between Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway), NY, USA and Jackson Heights, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Jackson Heights every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 49 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 42 St to 81 St/Northern Bl
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Jackson Heights
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$14 - $19
UberX
$16 - $21
Car Seat
$25 - $35
UberXL
$24 - $30
Black
$35 - $50
Black SUV
$50 - $65
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Pershing Square North to Newton Rd & 44 St
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Jackson Heights
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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