There are 7 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Forest Hills by bus, subway, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the bus from 5 Av / W 39 St to Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av Bm5

$2 - $7

6 alternative options

Subway  •  35 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St - Bryant Pk to Forest Hills - 71 Av F

$3

Bus via Queens Bl/78 Av  •  56 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 42 St to Queens Bl/78 Av X63 / ...

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Forest Hills 8.5 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Forest Hills 8.5 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Grand Central Terminal to Forest Hills 8.5 miles

$20 - $27

Walk  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Walk from Grand Central Terminal to Forest Hills 9.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Forest Hills is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Forest Hills is to taxi which costs $45 - $60 and takes 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 5 Av / W 39 St and arriving at Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Forest Hills is 7 miles. The road distance is 8.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Forest Hills without a car is to bus which takes 34 min and costs $2 - $7.

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The bus from 5 Av / W 39 St to Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av takes 27 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Grand Central Terminal to Forest Hills bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from 5 Av / W 39 St station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Forest Hills bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Central Terminal to Forest Hills is 9 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Grand Central Terminal to Forest Hills.

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There are 1720+ hotels available in Forest Hills. Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to Forest Hills.
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  • Distance: 7.1 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and Forest Hills, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Forest Hills hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 27 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from 5 Av / W 39 St to Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 42 St to Queens Bl/78 Av
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Grand Central Terminal to Forest Hills
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$20 - $27
UberX
$23 - $29
Car Seat
$30 - $40
UberXL
$30 - $45
Black
$45 - $65
Black SUV
$60 - $80
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Forest Hills
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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