There are 8 ways to get from Jamaica to Grand Central Terminal by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, line 7 subway  •  27 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

Bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the bus from Queens Blvd/ 78 Av to E 37 St/ 3 Av X63 / ...

$2 - $7

6 alternative options

Subway  •  40 min

  1. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd to 42 St - Bryant Pk F

$3

Bus via Queens Bl/ Main St  •  49 min

  1. Take the bus from Queens Bl/ Main St to Madison Av/ E 38 St Qm21

$2 - $7

Bus via Linden Bl/Van Wyck Ep  •  54 min

  1. Take the bus from Linden Bl/Van Wyck Ep to E 37 St/ 3 Av X63

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jamaica to Grand Central Terminal 12.6 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Jamaica to Grand Central Terminal 12.6 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Jamaica to Grand Central Terminal 12.6 miles

$30 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Jamaica to Grand Central Terminal is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jamaica to Grand Central Terminal is to taxi which costs $65 - $85 and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Queens Blvd/ 78 Av and arriving at E 37 St/ 3 Av. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Jamaica and Grand Central Terminal is 10 miles. The road distance is 12.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Jamaica to Grand Central Terminal without a car is to train and line 7 subway which takes 27 min and costs $6 - $8.

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It takes approximately 27 min to get from Jamaica to Grand Central Terminal, including transfers.

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Jamaica to Grand Central Terminal bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from Queens Blvd/ 78 Av station.

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Jamaica to Grand Central Terminal bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at E 37 St/ 3 Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jamaica to Grand Central Terminal is 13 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Jamaica to Grand Central Terminal.

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There are 1803+ hotels available in Grand Central Terminal. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 10 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

What companies run services between Jamaica, NY, USA and Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Jamaica to Grand Central Terminal hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Woodside
Ave. Duration
9 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 Queens Blvd/ 78 Av to E 37 St/ 3 Av
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Queens Bl/ Main St to Madison Av/ E 38 St
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Linden Bl/Van Wyck Ep to E 37 St/ 3 Av
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Jamaica to Grand Central Terminal
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$30 - $40
UberX
$30 - $45
Car Seat
$40 - $55
UberXL
$50 - $65
Black
$65 - $85
Black SUV
$85 - $110
Taxi from Jamaica to Grand Central Terminal
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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