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There are 6 ways to get from Manhattan to Jamaica by subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Subway  •  26 min

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Sutphin Blvd F

$3

5 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from E 60 St/2 Av to Sutphin Bl/Liberty Av Q60

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Jamaica 13.2 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Jamaica 13.2 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manhattan to Jamaica 13.2 miles

$30 - $45

Walk  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Walk from Manhattan to Jamaica 12.9 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Jamaica is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Jamaica is to taxi which costs $70 - $90 and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from E 60 St/2 Av and arriving at Sutphin Bl/Liberty Av. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 11 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Jamaica is 11 miles. The road distance is 13.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Jamaica without a car is to subway which takes 26 min and costs $3.

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The subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Sutphin Blvd takes 26 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Manhattan to Jamaica bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from E 60 St/2 Av station.

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Manhattan to Jamaica bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Sutphin Bl/Liberty Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Jamaica is 13 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Manhattan to Jamaica.

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There are 1717+ hotels available in Jamaica. Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 10.6 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Jamaica, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Manhattan to Jamaica every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 11 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from E 60 St/2 Av to Sutphin Bl/Liberty Av
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manhattan to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$30 - $45
UberX
$35 - $45
Car Seat
$40 - $60
UberXL
$50 - $70
Black
$65 - $90
Black SUV
$85 - $110
Taxi from Manhattan to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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