There are 6 ways to get from New Jersey to Jackson Heights by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  33 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Woodside Port Washington / ...

$52 - $134

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...
  2. Take the bus from W 32 St/7 Av to 81 St/Northern Bl Q32

$5 - $14

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark Airport - Terminal C to 5th Avenue-Bryant Park, West 42nd Street, Long Island City, New York City, New York, 10036, United States of America Newark Airport Express-From Newark
  2. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 42 St to Roosevelt Av/74 St Q32

$15 - $26

Line 1 bus, train, bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Market St At Broad St to Journal Square Transportation Center 1
  2. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  3. Take the bus from W 32 St/Av Of The Americas to 81 St/Northern Bl Q32

$6 - $13

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newark to Jackson Heights 19.5 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Jackson Heights 19.5 miles

$1 - $3

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Jackson Heights is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Jackson Heights is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to Jackson Heights. However, there are services departing from Broad St At Market St and arriving at Roosevelt Av/74 St via Newark Airport - Terminal C and Madison Av/E 42 St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New Jersey station to Jackson Heights. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Woodside via Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Jackson Heights is 55 miles. The road distance is 19.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Jackson Heights without a car is to train which takes 33 min and costs $50 - $140.

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It takes approximately 33 min to get from New Jersey to Jackson Heights, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Jackson Heights bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Newark Airport - Terminal C station.

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New Jersey to Jackson Heights train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Jackson Heights is to train which takes 33 min and costs $50 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $14 - $27 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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New Jersey to Jackson Heights bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Roosevelt Av/74 St station.

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New Jersey to Jackson Heights train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Woodside station.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Jackson Heights.
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  • Distance: 54.6 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

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

You can take a train from Newark to Jackson Heights via New York Penn Station and Penn Station in around 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to Jackson Heights via Terminal C, Newark Airport - Terminal C, 5th Avenue-Bryant Park, West 42nd Street, Long Island City, New York City, New York, 10036, United States of America, and Madison Av/E 42 St in around 1 h 42 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
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Woodside
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
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
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from W 32 St/7 Av to 81 St/Northern Bl
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 42 St to Roosevelt Av/74 St
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from W 32 St/Av Of The Americas to 81 St/Northern Bl
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Newark Airport - Terminal C to 5th Avenue-Bryant Park, West 42nd Street, Long Island City, New York City, New York, 10036, United States of America
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
newarkairportexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Newark to Jackson Heights
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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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