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There are 5 ways to get from New York to Kew Gardens by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  18 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Kew Gardens Babylon / ...

$3 - $12

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Subway  •  32 min

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Kew Gardens-Union Tpke F / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 33 St to Queens Bl/78 Av X63 / ...

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York to Kew Gardens 9.8 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from New York to Kew Gardens 9.8 miles

$1 - $2

New York to Kew Gardens by train

The train journey time between New York and Kew Gardens is around 17 min and covers a distance of around 10 miles. The fastest train normally takes 16 min. Operated by Long Island Rail Road, the New York to Kew Gardens train service departs from New York Penn Station and arrives in Kew Gardens. Typically 289 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
17 min
Fastest train time:
16 min
Train distance:
10 miles
Trains per week:
289
Cheapest price:
$3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:01
Last train departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Kew Gardens train schedules

New York → Kew Gardens
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kew Gardens is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kew Gardens is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Kew Gardens is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 22 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from New York to Kew Gardens is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Kew Gardens is to taxi which costs $50 - $65 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madison Av/E 33 St and arriving at Queens Bl/78 Av. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Kew Gardens. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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The distance between New York and Kew Gardens is 9 miles. The road distance is 9.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Kew Gardens without a car is to train which takes 18 min and costs $3 - $12.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Kew Gardens takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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New York to Kew Gardens bus services, operated by MTA Bus Company, depart from Madison Av/E 33 St station.

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New York to Kew Gardens train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Kew Gardens is to train which takes 18 min and costs $3 - $12. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2 - $7 and takes 57 min.

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  • Distance: 8.8 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Kew Gardens, NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from New York Penn Station to Kew Gardens every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $12 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, MTA Bus Company operates a bus from Madison Av/E 33 St to Queens Bl/78 Av hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 57 min. MTA also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Kew Gardens
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$6 - $9
Peak
$3 - $12
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.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Kew Gardens-Union Tpke
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 33 St to Queens Bl/78 Av
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
mta.info
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.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Bus from Frankfort St / Pearl St to Queens Bl/72 Dr
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from New York to Kew Gardens
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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New York to Kew Gardens bus services, operated by MTA Bus Company, arrive at Queens Bl/78 Av station.

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New York to Kew Gardens train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Kew Gardens station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Kew Gardens is 10 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from New York to Kew Gardens.

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