There are 6 ways to get from Jamaica (Station) to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 7 subway  •  31 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Woodside Ronkonkoma / ...
  2. Take the line 7 subway from Woodside - 61 St to Grand Central - 42 St 7 / ...

$6 - $8

Cheapest option

Subway  •  43 min

  1. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St E

$3

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 15 min

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

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jamaica (Station) to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 12.1 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Jamaica (Station) to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 12.1 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Jamaica (Station) to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 12.1 miles

$28 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Jamaica (Station) to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jamaica (Station) to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is to taxi which costs $65 - $80 and takes 15 min.

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The distance between Jamaica (Station) and Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is 10 miles. The road distance is 12.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 31 min to get from Jamaica (Station) to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway), including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Jamaica (Station) to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway).
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  • Distance: 9.6 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

What companies run services between Jamaica (Station), NY, USA and Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway), NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Jamaica (Station) to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 3 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Woodside
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
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 3 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 Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$28 - $40
Car Seat
$40 - $55
UberX
$30 - $45
UberXL
$45 - $60
Black
$60 - $80
Black SUV
$80 - $100
Taxi from Jamaica (Station) to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Trips to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway)