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.

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Subway  •  11 min

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

$3

6 alternative options

Bus  •  20 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

$17 - $24

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

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Jackson Heights to Manhattan is to taxi which costs $35 - $45 and takes 10 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 20 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 $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 five minutes.

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Jackson Heights to Manhattan bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from Astoria Bl/85 St station.

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Jackson Heights to Manhattan bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), 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?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Jackson Heights to Manhattan every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 20 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
20 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
$17 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$17 - $24
Car Seat
$30 - $40
UberX
$21 - $27
UberXL
$28 - $40
Black
$35 - $50
Black SUV
$50 - $65
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
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
More information at
citibikenyc.com
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
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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