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There are 5 ways to get from Jackson Heights to Manhattan by subway, bus, taxi, car or foot

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Subway  •  11 min

  1. Take the subway from Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av to Lexington Av/63 St F / ...

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Bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the bus from Astoria Bl/85 St to 27 Av/2 St Q19

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jackson Heights to Manhattan 6.6 miles

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Jackson Heights to Manhattan 6.6 miles

Walk  •  2h 17m

  1. Walk from Jackson Heights to Manhattan 7.2 miles

Jackson Heights to Manhattan by subway

1189 Weekly Subways
11 min Average Duration
$1 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Jackson Heights to Manhattan is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jackson Heights to Manhattan is to subway which costs $1 - $3 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Astoria Bl/85 St and arriving at 27 Av/2 St. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av and arriving at Lexington Av/63 St. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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The distance between Jackson Heights and Manhattan is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Jackson Heights to Manhattan without a car is to subway which takes 11 min and costs $1 - $3.

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The subway from Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av to Lexington Av/63 St takes 11 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Jackson Heights to Manhattan bus services, operated by MTA Bus Company, depart from Astoria Bl/85 St station.

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Jackson Heights to Manhattan train services, operated by MTA, depart from Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av station.

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Jackson Heights to Manhattan bus services, operated by MTA Bus Company, arrive at 27 Av/2 St station.

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Map of how to get from Jackson Heights to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 4.7 miles
  • Duration: 11 min

What companies run services between Jackson Heights, NY, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av to Lexington Av/63 St every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 11 min. Alternatively, MTA Bus Company operates a bus from Astoria Bl/85 St to 27 Av/2 St every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 18 min.

Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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Website
mta.info
Subway from Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av to Lexington Av/63 St
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$3
Bus operators
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Bus from Astoria Bl/85 St to 27 Av/2 St
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
new.mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Jackson Heights to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
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
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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Jackson Heights to Manhattan train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Lexington Av/63 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jackson Heights to Manhattan is 7 miles. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Jackson Heights to Manhattan.

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