There are 6 ways to get from Jamaica (Station) to Long Island City by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Hunterspoint Avenue Babylon / ...

$3 - $6

Cheapest option

Subway  •  23 min

  1. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to Court Sq E

$3

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Sutphin Bl /Archer Av to Queens Plz N/29 St Q60

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jamaica (Station) to Long Island City 10.3 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Jamaica (Station) to Long Island City 10.3 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Jamaica (Station) to Long Island City 10.3 miles

$24 - $35

What companies run services between Jamaica (Station), NY, USA and Long Island City, NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Jamaica (Station) to Long Island City every 3 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 16 min. Alternatively, New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Jamaica (Station) to Long Island City every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 6 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Sutphin Bl /Archer Av to Queens Plz N/29 St
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Jamaica (Station) to Long Island City
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$24 - $35
uberX + Car Seat
$35 - $50
uberX
$27 - $35
uberXL
$40 - $55
UberBLACK
$55 - $70
SUV
$70 - $90
Taxi from Jamaica (Station) to Long Island City
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Jamaica (Station) and Long Island City is 13 km. The road distance is 16 km.

The cheapest way to get from Jamaica (Station) to Long Island City is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Jamaica (Station) to Long Island City is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs $55 - $70.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Jamaica and arriving at Hunterspoint Avenue. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sutphin Bl /Archer Av and arriving at Queens Plz N/29 St. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

The train from Jamaica to Hunterspoint Avenue takes 16 min including transfers and departs every three hours.