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

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Train  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Babylon / ...
  2. Take the train from 33rd Street to Journal Square Path

$7 - $9

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Subway, line 119 bus  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal E
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Duncan Ave 119

$4 - $6

4 alternative options

Subway, train  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to W 4 St E
  2. Take the train from 9th Street to Journal Square Path

$6

Train, line 119 bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Babylon / ...
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Montgomery St 119

$5 - $9

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jamaica (Station) to Jersey City 19.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Jamaica (Station) to Jersey City 19.8 miles

$1 - $3

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Jamaica (Station) to Jersey City. However, there are services departing from Jamaica and arriving at Journal Square via 33rd Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 57 min.

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The distance between Jamaica (Station) and Jersey City is 14 miles. The road distance is 19.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Jamaica (Station) to Jersey City without a car is to train which takes 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Jamaica (Station) to Jersey City, including transfers.

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Jamaica (Station) to Jersey City train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Jamaica station.

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Jamaica (Station) to Jersey City train services, operated by PATH, arrive at Journal Square station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jamaica (Station) to Jersey City is 20 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Jamaica (Station) to Jersey City.

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There are 1764+ hotels available in Jersey City. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Jamaica (Station) to Jersey City.
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  • Distance: 14.3 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Jamaica (Station), NY, USA and Jersey City, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Jamaica (Station) to Jersey City via Penn Station and 33rd Street in around 57 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from 33rd Street to Journal Square
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from 9th Street to Journal Square
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to W 4 St
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Montgomery St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Duncan Ave
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Jamaica (Station) to Jersey City
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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