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There are 7 ways to get from Manhattan to Jackson Heights by subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar, foot or bike

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Subway  •  12 min

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av F

$3

6 alternative options

Bus  •  22 min

  1. Take the bus from 27 Av/2 St to Astoria Bl/86 St Q19

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Jackson Heights 6.9 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Jackson Heights 6.9 miles

$1

Uber  •  11 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manhattan to Jackson Heights 6.9 miles

$17 - $24

Walk  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Walk from Manhattan to Jackson Heights 7.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  41 min

  1. Cycle from Central Park West & W 85 St to Newton Rd & 44 St 6.1 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Jackson Heights is to drive which costs $1 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Jackson Heights is to taxi which costs $35 - $50 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 27 Av/2 St and arriving at Astoria Bl/86 St. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Jackson Heights is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Jackson Heights without a car is to subway which takes 12 min and costs $3.

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The subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av takes 12 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Manhattan to Jackson Heights bus services, operated by MTA, depart from 27 Av/2 St station.

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Manhattan to Jackson Heights bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Astoria Bl/86 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Jackson Heights is 7 miles. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Manhattan to Jackson Heights.

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There are 1800+ hotels available in Jackson Heights. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 4.7 miles
  • Duration: 12 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Jackson Heights, NY, USA?

MTA operates a bus from Manhattan to Jackson Heights every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 22 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from 27 Av/2 St to Astoria Bl/86 St
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manhattan to Jackson Heights
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
Car Seat
$30 - $40
UberX
$22 - $29
UberPool
$17 - $24
UberXL
$28 - $40
Black
$35 - $50
Black SUV
$50 - $70
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Central Park West & W 85 St to Newton Rd & 44 St
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Manhattan to Jackson Heights
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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