There are 7 ways to get from Queens to Long Island City by subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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

Subway  •  17 min

  1. Take the subway from Kew Gardens - Union Tpke to Court Sq E

$3

6 alternative options

Bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the bus from Cross Bay Bl /Liberty Av to Broadway/75 St Q53-Sbs

$6 - $10

Subway via Hoyt - Schermerhorn Sts  •  45 min

  1. Take the subway from 104 St to Hoyt - Schermerhorn Sts A
  2. Take the subway from Hoyt - Schermerhorn Sts to 21 St G

$6

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Queens to Long Island City 9.2 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Queens to Long Island City 9.2 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Queens to Long Island City 9.2 miles

$22 - $29

Walk  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Walk from Queens to Long Island City 9.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Queens to Long Island City is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Queens to Long Island City is to taxi which costs $50 - $65 and takes 15 min.

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The distance between Queens and Long Island City is 7 miles. The road distance is 9.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Queens to Long Island City without a car is to subway which takes 17 min and costs $3.

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The subway from Kew Gardens - Union Tpke to Court Sq takes 17 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, the driving distance between Queens to Long Island City is 9 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Queens to Long Island City.

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There are 1795+ hotels available in Long Island City. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Queens to Long Island City.
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  • Distance: 7.4 miles
  • Duration: 17 min

What companies run services between Queens, NY, USA and Long Island City, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Queens to Long Island City every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 33 min.

Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from Kew Gardens - Union Tpke to Court Sq
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 104 St to Hoyt - Schermerhorn Sts
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Hoyt - Schermerhorn Sts to 21 St
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Cross Bay Bl /Liberty Av to Broadway/75 St
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Queens to Long Island City
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$22 - $29
UberX
$24 - $35
Car Seat
$30 - $45
UberXL
$35 - $50
Black
$50 - $65
Black SUV
$65 - $85
Taxi from Queens to Long Island City
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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