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

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Train  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Forest Hills Babylon / ...

$6 - $135

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Line 108 bus, subway  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 108 bus from University Ave At Lackawanna Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal 108
  2. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Forest Hills - 71 Av E

$4 - $9

4 alternative options

Train, subway  •  1 h 1 min

  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

Bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Broad St At Market St to Terminal C 62
  2. Take the bus from Terminal C to Grand Central Terminal
  3. Take the bus from E 34 St /Park Av to Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av Bm5

$20 - $26

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 Broad St At Market St and arriving at Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av via Terminal C and E 34 St /Park Av. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 12 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 58 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 58 min and costs $6 - $140.

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from New Jersey to Forest Hills, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Forest Hills bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Broad St At Market St station.

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New Jersey to Forest Hills train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Forest Hills is to train which takes 58 min and costs $6 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $19 - $27 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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  • Distance: 53.3 miles
  • Duration: 58 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 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to Forest Hills via Terminal C, Grand Central Terminal, and E 34 St /Park Av in around 2 h 12 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Forest Hills
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from University Ave At Lackawanna Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Broad St At Market St to Terminal C
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Newark Airport Express
Phone
+1-908-354-3330
Email
olympia@coachusa.com
Website
newarkairportexpress.com
Bus from Terminal C to Grand Central Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17
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Newark Airport Express
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from E 34 St /Park Av to Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av
Ave. Duration
59 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
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com

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New Jersey to Forest Hills bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av station.

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New Jersey to Forest Hills train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Forest Hills station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Forest Hills is 22 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from New Jersey to Forest Hills.

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There are 1970+ hotels available in Forest Hills. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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