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There are 5 ways to get from Jamaica (Station) to Washington Heights by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 1 subway  •  49m

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Long Beach / ...
  2. Take the line 1 subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 181 St 1

$7 - $9

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av to E 180 St/Devoe Av Q44-Sbs

$2 - $7

3 alternative options

Bus, subway  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Sutphin Bl /Archer Av to Cross Bay Bl/Liberty Av Q41
  2. Take the subway from Rockaway Blvd to 181 St A

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  19m

  1. Take a taxi from Jamaica (Station) to Washington Heights 15.7 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  19m

  1. Drive from Jamaica (Station) to Washington Heights 15.7 miles

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Jamaica (Station) to Washington Heights is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Jamaica (Station) to Washington Heights is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av and arriving at E 180 St/Devoe Av. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 14m.

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The distance between Jamaica (Station) and Washington Heights is 12 miles. The road distance is 15.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Jamaica (Station) to Washington Heights without a car is to train and line 1 subway which takes 49m and costs $7 - $9.

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It takes approximately 49m to get from Jamaica (Station) to Washington Heights, including transfers.

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Jamaica (Station) to Washington Heights bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av station.

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Jamaica (Station) to Washington Heights bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at E 180 St/Devoe Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jamaica (Station) to Washington Heights is 16 miles. It takes approximately 19m to drive from Jamaica (Station) to Washington Heights.

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There are 2028+ hotels available in Washington Heights. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Jamaica (Station) to Washington Heights.
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  • Distance: 12.4 miles
  • Duration: 49m

What companies run services between Jamaica (Station), NY, USA and Washington Heights, NY, USA?

MTA operates a bus from Jamaica (Station) to Washington Heights every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 1h 14m.

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
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av to E 180 St/Devoe Av
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Sutphin Bl /Archer Av to Cross Bay Bl/Liberty Av
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Jamaica (Station) to Washington Heights
Ave. Duration
19m
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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