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

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Train  •  35m

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Long Beach / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level Montclair-Boonton Line / ...

$6 - $13

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Subway, line 119 bus  •  1h 32m

  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  •  1h 8m

  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  •  1h 25m

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

$5 - $9

Taxi  •  26m

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

$100 - $130

Drive  •  26m

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

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Jamaica (Station) to Jersey City is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Jamaica (Station) to Jersey City is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Jamaica (Station) to Jersey City. However, there are services departing from Jamaica and arriving at Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35m.

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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 35m and costs $6 - $13.

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It takes approximately 35m 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 NJ Transit, arrive at Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level station.

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

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There are 2033+ hotels available in Jersey City. Prices start at $98 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: 35m

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 New York Penn Station in around 35m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
MTA
Website
mta.info
Subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to W 4 St
Ave. Duration
43m
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
36m
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
37m
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
39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Jamaica (Station) to Jersey City
Ave. Duration
26m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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