There are 6 ways to get from Times Square to Far Rockaway by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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

Train  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Far Rockaway Far Rockaway

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Subway  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Far Rockaway - Mott Av A

$3

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from 6 Av/W 44 St to Seagirt Bl/Beach 27 St Qm17

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Times Square to Far Rockaway 21.3 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Times Square to Far Rockaway 21.3 miles

$2 - $3

Uber  •  27 min

  1. Take an Uber from Times Square to Far Rockaway 21.3 miles

$45 - $65

What companies run services between Times Square, NY, USA and Far Rockaway, NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Times Square to Far Rockaway twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Times Square to Far Rockaway every 4 hours. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from 6 Av/W 44 St to Seagirt Bl/Beach 27 St
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Times Square to Far Rockaway
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$45 - $65
uberX + Car Seat
$65 - $85
uberX
$55 - $75
uberXL
$75 - $100
UberBLACK
$100 - $130
SUV
$120 - $160
Taxi from Times Square to Far Rockaway
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Times Square and Far Rockaway is 26 km. The road distance is 34 km.

The cheapest way to get from Times Square to Far Rockaway is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Times Square to Far Rockaway is to taxi which takes 27 min and costs $110 - $140.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Penn Station and arriving at Far Rockaway. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 6 Av/W 44 St and arriving at Seagirt Bl/Beach 27 St. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

The train from Penn Station to Far Rockaway takes 56 min including transfers and departs twice daily.