There are 7 ways to get from Jackson Heights to Manhattan by subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar, foot or bike

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Subway  •  11 min

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

$3

6 alternative options

Bus  •  18 min

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

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  10 min

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

$35 - $45

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from Jackson Heights to Manhattan 6.6 miles

$1

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from Jackson Heights to Manhattan 6.6 miles

$14 - $20

Walk  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Walk from Jackson Heights to Manhattan 7.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  40 min

  1. Cycle from Newton Rd & 44 St to Central Park West & W 85 St 6 miles

$10

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

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Jackson Heights to Manhattan every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 18 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Astoria Bl/85 St to 27 Av/2 St
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Jackson Heights to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$14 - $20
uberX + Car Seat
$30 - $40
uberX
$23 - $30
uberXL
$29 - $40
UberBLACK
$35 - $50
SUV
$50 - $70
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Newton Rd & 44 St to Central Park West & W 85 St
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Jackson Heights to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Jackson Heights to Manhattan?

The distance between Jackson Heights and Manhattan is 7 km. The road distance is 11 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Jackson Heights to Manhattan?

The cheapest way to get from Jackson Heights to Manhattan is to drive which costs $1 and takes 10 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Jackson Heights to Manhattan?

The quickest way to get from Jackson Heights to Manhattan is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $35 - $45.

Is there a direct bus between Jackson Heights and Manhattan?

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.

How long does it take to get from Jackson Heights to Manhattan?

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