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

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Train  •  56 min

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

$6 - $9

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Subway  •  1 h 8 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

$50 - $70

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

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

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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.

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

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The distance between Times Square and Far Rockaway is 16 miles. The road distance is 21.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Times Square to Far Rockaway without a car is to train which takes 56 min and costs $6 - $9.

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

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Times Square to Far Rockaway bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from 6 Av/W 44 St station.

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Times Square to Far Rockaway train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Times Square to Far Rockaway is to train which takes 56 min and costs $6 - $9. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2 - $7 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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  • Distance: 16.1 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

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
$50 - $70
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$50 - $70
UberX
$55 - $75
Car Seat
$65 - $85
UberXL
$85 - $110
Black
$100 - $140
Black SUV
$130 - $170
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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Times Square to Far Rockaway bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Seagirt Bl/Beach 27 St station.

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Times Square to Far Rockaway train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Far Rockaway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Times Square to Far Rockaway is 21 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Times Square to Far Rockaway.

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There are 390+ hotels available in Far Rockaway. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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