There are 9 ways to get from Jackson Heights to Times Square by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle, towncar, foot or bike

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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  •  26 min

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

$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 Lga/Terminal D to Times Square LGA to Manhattan

$16

Uber  •  9 min

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

$15 - $20

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

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

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

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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 26 min.

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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 11 min.

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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 11 min and costs $3 - $5.

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

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Jackson Heights to Times Square bus services, operated by New York City Transit (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 11 min and costs $3 - $5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2 - $7 and takes 26 min.

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Jackson Heights to Times Square bus services, operated by New York City Transit (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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  • Distance: 5.3 miles
  • Duration: 11 min

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 hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 26 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Woodhaven Bl/Hoffman Dr to 6 Av/W 43 St
Ave. Duration
26 min
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
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$15 - $20
UberX
$16 - $22
Car Seat
$25 - $35
UberXL
$25 - $35
Black
$35 - $50
Black SUV
$50 - $65
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Newton Rd & 44 St to Broadway & W 41 St
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
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
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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