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There are 8 ways to get from Jackson Heights to Times Square by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle, towncar or foot

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Train  •  11m

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

$3 - $5

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Subway  •  17m

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

$3

6 alternative options

Bus  •  26m

  1. Take the bus from Woodhaven Bl/Hoffman Dr to 6 Av/W 43 St Qm12 / ...

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  9m

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

$35 - $45

Drive  •  9m

  1. Drive from Jackson Heights to Times Square 6.2 miles

$1

Shuttle  •  1h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Lga/Terminal D to Times Square LGA to Manhattan

$16

Uber  •  9m

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

$15 - $21

Walk  •  2h 13m

  1. Walk from Jackson Heights to Times Square 6.9 miles

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Woodhaven Bl/Hoffman Dr and arriving at 6 Av/W 43 St. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 26m.

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

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The distance between Jackson Heights and Times Square is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Jackson Heights to Times Square without a car is to train which takes 11m and costs $3 - $5.

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

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Jackson Heights to Times Square bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Woodhaven Bl/Hoffman Dr station.

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Jackson Heights to Times Square train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Woodside station.

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The best way to get from Jackson Heights to Times Square is to train which takes 11m and costs $3 - $5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2 - $7 and takes 26m.

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Map of how to get from Jackson Heights to Times Square.
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  • Distance: 5.3 miles
  • Duration: 11m

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 11m. Alternatively, MTA operates a bus from Jackson Heights to Times Square hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 26m.

Train operators
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Woodhaven Bl/Hoffman Dr to 6 Av/W 43 St
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Hourly
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
9m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $21
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uber.com
Car Seat
$28 - $40
UberX
$19 - $26
UberPool
$15 - $21
UberXL
$26 - $35
Black
$35 - $50
Black SUV
$45 - $65
Taxi from Jackson Heights to Times Square
Ave. Duration
9m
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
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
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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Jackson Heights to Times Square bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at 6 Av/W 43 St station.

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Jackson Heights to Times Square train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jackson Heights to Times Square is 6 miles. It takes approximately 9m to drive from Jackson Heights to Times Square.

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