There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line) by subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Subway  •  35 min

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jamaica - 179 St F / ...

$3

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Bus  •  58 min

  1. Take the bus from E 57 St/3 Av to Hillside Av/180 St X68

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line) 14.6 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line) 14.6 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manhattan to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line) 14.6 miles

$50 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line) is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line) is to taxi which costs $75 - $95 and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from E 57 St/3 Av and arriving at Hillside Av/180 St. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lexington Av/63 St and arriving at Jamaica - 179 St. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line) is 11 miles. The road distance is 14.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line) without a car is to subway which takes 35 min and costs $3.

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The subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jamaica - 179 St takes 35 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Manhattan to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line) bus services, operated by MTA, depart from E 57 St/3 Av station.

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Manhattan to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line) train services, operated by MTA, depart from Lexington Av/63 St station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line).
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  • Distance: 10.8 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line), NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from Lexington Av/63 St to Jamaica - 179 St every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 35 min. Alternatively, MTA operates a bus from E 57 St/3 Av to Hillside Av/180 St every 4 hours. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 56 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.

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Website
mta.info
Subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jamaica - 179 St
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus 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.

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Website
mta.info
Bus from E 57 St/3 Av to Hillside Av/180 St
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Manhattan to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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UberPool
$50 - $60
Car Seat
$65 - $75
UberX
$50 - $60
UberXL
$70 - $80
Black
$90 - $100
Black SUV
$130 - $150
Taxi from Manhattan to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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Manhattan to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line) bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Hillside Av/180 St station.

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Manhattan to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line) train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Jamaica - 179 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line) is 15 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Manhattan to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line).

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There are 2114+ hotels available in Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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