Directions from Jackson Heights to Times Square

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Recommended option

Train  •  11 min

  1. Take the train from Woodside to Penn Station Babylon / ...

$3 - $5

Cheapest option

Subway  •  17 min

  1. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 42 St - Bryant Pk F

$3

7 alternative options

Bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the bus from Roosevelt Av/74 St to 5 Av/W 45 St Q32

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jackson Heights to Times Square 6.2 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  9 min

  1. Drive from Jackson Heights to Times Square 6.2 miles

$1

Shuttle  •  1 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York La Guardia Airport to Lexington Av/E 41 St Manhattan

$18

Uber  •  9 min

  1. Take an Uber from Jackson Heights to Times Square 6.2 miles

$15 - $22

Walk  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Walk from Jackson Heights to Times Square 6.9 miles

Bikeshare  •  32 min

  1. Cycle from Newton Rd & 44 St to Broadway & W 41 St 5.5 miles

$10

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

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Jackson Heights to Times Square every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 11 min. Alternatively, New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Jackson Heights to Times Square every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 54 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Roosevelt Av/74 St to 5 Av/W 45 St
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Jackson Heights to Times Square
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$15 - $22
uberX + Car Seat
$30 - $45
uberX
$23 - $30
uberXL
$29 - $40
UberBLACK
$35 - $50
SUV
$50 - $65
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Newton Rd & 44 St to Broadway & W 41 St
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Jackson Heights to Times Square
Ave. Duration
9 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

The distance between Jackson Heights and Times Square is 9 km. The road distance is 10 km.

The cheapest way to get from Jackson Heights to Times Square is to drive which costs $1 and takes 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Jackson Heights to Times Square is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs $35 - $45.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Woodside and arriving at Penn Station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Roosevelt Av/74 St and arriving at 5 Av/W 45 St. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

The train from Woodside to Penn Station takes 11 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.