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There are 5 ways to get from Rockaway Beach to Water Taxi Beach by subway, bus, taxi or car

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Subway  •  1h 28m

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

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Rockaway Beach Bl/Beach 96 St to 61 St/Roosevelt Av Q53-Sbs

Bus via Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl  •  1h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Rockaway Beach Bl/Beach 96 St to Cross Bay Bl /Liberty Av Q21 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl to E 34 St /3 Av Qm15

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rockaway Beach to Water Taxi Beach 17.9 miles

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Rockaway Beach to Water Taxi Beach 17.9 miles

Rockaway Beach to Water Taxi Beach by subway and walk

The journey time between Rockaway Beach and Water Taxi Beach is around 1h 13m and covers a distance of around 22 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 13 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 6m. Operated by MTA, the Rockaway Beach to Water Taxi Beach service departs from Beach 98 St and arrives in Water Taxi Beach. Typically 612 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
59 min
Layover time:
13 min
Total time:
1h 13m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 6m
Journey distance:
22 miles
Services per week:
612
Cheapest price:
$1
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:02
Last service departs at:
23:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rockaway Beach to Water Taxi Beach subway and walk schedules

Rockaway Beach → Water Taxi Beach
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Water Taxi Beach is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Water Taxi Beach is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Water Taxi Beach is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Rockaway Beach to Water Taxi Beach is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rockaway Beach to Water Taxi Beach is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rockaway Beach to Water Taxi Beach. However, there are services departing from Rockaway Beach Bl/Beach 96 St and arriving at E 34 St /3 Av via Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rockaway Beach to Water Taxi Beach. However, there are services departing from Beach 98 St and arriving at 21 St via Broad Channel and Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 28m.

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The distance between Rockaway Beach and Water Taxi Beach is 13 miles. The road distance is 17.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Rockaway Beach to Water Taxi Beach without a car is to subway which takes 1h 28m and costs $1 - $3.

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It takes approximately 1h 28m to get from Rockaway Beach to Water Taxi Beach, including transfers.

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Rockaway Beach to Water Taxi Beach bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Rockaway Beach Bl/Beach 96 St station.

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Rockaway Beach to Water Taxi Beach train services, operated by MTA, depart from Broad Channel station.

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Rockaway Beach to Water Taxi Beach bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at E 34 St /3 Av station.

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Map of how to get from Rockaway Beach to Water Taxi Beach.
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  • Distance: 13.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 28m

What companies run services between Rockaway Beach, NY, USA and Water Taxi Beach, NY, USA?

You can take a vehicle from Rockaway Beach to Water Taxi Beach via Broad Channel, Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts, and 21 St in around 1h 28m. Alternatively, MTA operates a bus from Rockaway Beach Bl/Beach 96 St to 61 St/Roosevelt Av every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $7 and the journey takes 1h 7m.

Train operators
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 Broad Channel to Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$0
Standard Fare
$0
Subway from Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts to 21 St
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$0
Standard Fare
$0
Bus operators
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 Rockaway Beach Bl/Beach 96 St to 61 St/Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
mta.info
Standard Rider
$2 - $7
Seniors 65+ and disabled
$1 - $4
Bus from Rockaway Beach Bl/Beach 96 St to Cross Bay Bl /Liberty Av
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
mta.info
Standard Rider
$2 - $7
Seniors 65+ and disabled
$1 - $4
Bus from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl to E 34 St /3 Av
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
mta.info
Standard Rider
$2 - $7
Seniors 65+ and disabled
$1 - $4
Other operators
Taxi from Rockaway Beach to Water Taxi Beach
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434

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Rockaway Beach to Water Taxi Beach train services, operated by MTA, arrive at 21 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rockaway Beach to Water Taxi Beach is 18 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Rockaway Beach to Water Taxi Beach.

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