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There are 7 ways to get from Jamaica to Water Taxi Beach by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Long Island City Oyster Bay / ...

$3

6 alternative options

Train, line 7 subway  •  33 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Woodside Babylon / ...
  2. Take the line 7 subway from Woodside-61 St to Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av 7 / ...

$6

Subway  •  45 min

  1. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport to Court Sq-23 St E

$3

Bus  •  51 min

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

$2 - $7

Bus via Sutphin Bl/Liberty Av  •  1h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Sutphin Bl/Liberty Av to Queens Plz N/29 St Q60

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jamaica to Water Taxi Beach 13.2 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Jamaica to Water Taxi Beach 13.2 miles

$1 - $2

Jamaica to Water Taxi Beach by train and walk

The journey time between Jamaica and Water Taxi Beach is around 26 min and covers a distance of around 10 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 25 min. Services are operated by MTA. Typically 30 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
26 min
Fastest journey time:
25 min
Services per week:
30
Cheapest price:
$3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:20
Last service departs at:
08:19

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Jamaica to Water Taxi Beach train and walk schedules

Jamaica → Water Taxi Beach
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Water Taxi Beach is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Jamaica to Water Taxi Beach is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 16 min.

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The fastest way to get from Jamaica to Water Taxi Beach is to taxi. Taking this option will cost $70 - $90 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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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Jamaica and arriving at Long Island City. Services depart four times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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The distance between Jamaica and Water Taxi Beach is 9 miles. The road distance is 13.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Jamaica to Water Taxi Beach without a car is to train which takes 30 min and costs $3.

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The train from Jamaica to Long Island City takes 25 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Jamaica to Water Taxi Beach bus services, operated by MTA Bus Company, depart from Queens Blvd/ 78 Av station.

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Jamaica to Water Taxi Beach train services, operated by MTA, depart from Jamaica station.

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The best way to get from Jamaica to Water Taxi Beach is to train which takes 30 min and costs $3. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2 - $7 and takes 51 min.

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  • Distance: 8.9 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

What companies run services between Jamaica, NY, USA and Water Taxi Beach, NY, USA?

MTA operates a train from Jamaica to Long Island City 4 times a day. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 25 min. Alternatively, MTA Bus Company operates a bus from Queens Blvd/ 78 Av to E 37 St/ 3 Av hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Long Island City
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Woodside
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Woodside-61 St to Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport to Court Sq-23 St
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
MTA Bus Company
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
Schedules at
mta.info
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Bus from Sutphin Bl/Liberty Av to Queens Plz N/29 St
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Jamaica to Water Taxi Beach
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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Jamaica to Water Taxi Beach bus services, operated by MTA Bus Company, arrive at E 37 St/ 3 Av station.

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Jamaica to Water Taxi Beach train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Long Island City station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jamaica to Water Taxi Beach is 13 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Jamaica to Water Taxi Beach.

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