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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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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  •  20 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

$18 - $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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The distance between Manhattan and Jackson Heights is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.9 miles.

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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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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 20 min.

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The nearest airport to Jackson Heights is New York La Guardia (LGA) Airport which is 1.5 miles away. Other nearby airports include New York JFK (JFK) (9.4 miles), Teterboro (TEB) (11.9 miles), Newark (EWR) (16.1 miles) and White Plains (HPN) (23.9 miles).

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Jackson Heights.
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  • Distance: 4.7 miles
  • Duration: 12 min

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

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Manhattan to Jackson Heights every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 20 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from 27 Av/2 St to Astoria Bl/86 St
Ave. Duration
20 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
$18 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$18 - $24
Car Seat
$30 - $40
UberX
$21 - $28
UberXL
$29 - $40
Black
$40 - $50
Black SUV
$50 - $70
Citi Bike
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
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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