There are 6 ways to get from New Jersey to Forest Hills by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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

Recommended option

Train  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Forest Hills Port Jefferson / ...

$33 - $45

Cheapest option

Line 108 bus, subway  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 108 bus from Ronald H. Brown St At Park St to Port Authority Bus Terminal 108
  2. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Forest Hills - 71 Av E

$4 - $7

4 alternative options

Train, subway  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Newark to World Trade Center Path
  2. Take the subway from World Trade Center to Forest Hills - 71 Av E

$6

Line 1604 bus, bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 1604 bus from Newark, Nj to New York, Ny 1604 / ...
  2. Take the bus from 6 Av/W 44 St to Jewel Av/108 St Qm18 / ...

$11 - $24

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newark to Forest Hills 21.9 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Forest Hills 21.9 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Forest Hills is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Forest Hills is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to Forest Hills. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Jewel Av/108 St via 6 Av/W 44 St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New Jersey station to Forest Hills. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Forest Hills via Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 53 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Forest Hills is 53 miles. The road distance is 21.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Forest Hills without a car is to train which takes 53 min and costs $30 - $45.

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from New Jersey to Forest Hills, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Forest Hills bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark, Nj station.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Forest Hills.
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  • Distance: 53.3 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Forest Hills, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Newark to Forest Hills via New York Penn Station and Penn Station in around 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to Forest Hills via New York, Ny and 6 Av/W 44 St in around 1 h 59 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$30 - $40
Business Class
$45 - $75
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Forest Hills
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
New York City Transit (MTA)
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark, Nj to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$13 - $17
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from 6 Av/W 44 St to Jewel Av/108 St
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Newark to Forest Hills
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us

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