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There are 9 ways to get from Jamaica to Grand Central Terminal by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Map of how to get from Jamaica to Grand Central Terminal.
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  • Distance: 10 miles
  • Duration: 31 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 33 minutes.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Woodside
Avg. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from Woodside - 61 St to Grand Central - 42 St
Avg. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to Lexington Av/53 St
Avg. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St
Avg. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Queens Blvd/ 78 Av to 3 Av/E 42 St
Avg. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Queens Bl/ Main St to Madison Av/ E 44 St
Avg. Duration
48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Linden Bl/Van Wyck Ep to 3 Av/E 42 St
Avg. Duration
49 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
Avg. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$30 - $40
uberX + Car Seat
$45 - $60
uberX
$35 - $50
WAV
$35 - $45
uberXL
$50 - $65
UberBLACK
$70 - $90
SUV
$90 - $120
Taxi
Avg. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

How far is it from Jamaica to Grand Central Terminal?

The distance between Jamaica and Grand Central Terminal is 16 km. The road distance is 20 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Jamaica to Grand Central Terminal?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Jamaica to Grand Central Terminal?

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

Is there a direct bus between Jamaica and Grand Central Terminal?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Queens Blvd/ 78 Av and arriving at 3 Av/E 42 St. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 33 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Jamaica to Grand Central Terminal?

It takes approximately 31 minutes to get from Jamaica to Grand Central Terminal, including transfers.