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There are 7 ways to get from New York to Forest Hills by train, bus, subway, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Train  •  16m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Forest Hills Babylon / ...

$3 - $6

Cheapest option

Bus  •  21m

  1. Take the bus from E 34 St /3 Av to Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av Bm5 / ...

$2 - $7

5 alternative options

Subway  •  31m

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St to Forest Hills - 71 Av F / ...

$3

Taxi  •  16m

  1. Take a taxi from New York to Forest Hills 9 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  16m

  1. Drive from New York to Forest Hills 9 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  16m

  1. Take an Uber from New York to Forest Hills 9 miles

$25 - $35

Walk  •  3h 4m

  1. Walk from New York to Forest Hills 9.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Forest Hills is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 16m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Forest Hills is to train which costs $3 - $6 and takes 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from E 34 St /3 Av and arriving at Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av. Services depart four times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Penn Station station and arriving at Forest Hills. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16m.

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The distance between New York and Forest Hills is 8 miles. The road distance is 9 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Forest Hills without a car is to train which takes 16m and costs $3 - $6.

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The train from Penn Station to Forest Hills takes 16m including transfers and departs hourly.

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New York to Forest Hills bus services, operated by MTA, depart from E 34 St /3 Av station.

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New York to Forest Hills train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Forest Hills is to train which takes 16m and costs $3 - $6. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2 - $7 and takes 21m.

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Map of how to get from New York to Forest Hills.
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  • Distance: 7.8 miles
  • Duration: 16m

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

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from New York to Forest Hills hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 16m. Alternatively, MTA operates a bus from New York to Forest Hills hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 21m. North Fork Express also services this route once a week.

Train operators
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from E 34 St /3 Av to Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from New York, NY-3 Av & 42 St to Queens, NY-LIE/Rt 405, Exit 23
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
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northforkexpress.com
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York to Forest Hills
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$25 - $35
Car Seat
$35 - $50
UberX
$29 - $40
UberXL
$40 - $55
Black
$55 - $70
Black SUV
$80 - $110
Taxi from New York to Forest Hills
Ave. Duration
16m
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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

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New York 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 York to Forest Hills is 9 miles. It takes approximately 16m to drive from New York to Forest Hills.

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There are 2104+ hotels available in Forest Hills. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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