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

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Train  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Forest Hills Babylon / ...

$3 - $6

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Subway  •  24 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Forest Hills - 71 Av E

$3

4 alternative options

Bus  •  27 min

  1. Take the bus from 5 Av / W 39 St to Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av Bm5

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Times Square to Forest Hills 9.2 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Times Square to Forest Hills 9.2 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Times Square to Forest Hills 9.2 miles

$22 - $29

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 5 Av / W 39 St and arriving at Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Penn Station station and arriving at Forest Hills. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between Times Square and Forest Hills is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Times Square to Forest Hills without a car is to train which takes 16 min and costs .

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The train from Penn Station to Forest Hills takes 16 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Times Square to Forest Hills bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from 5 Av / W 39 St station.

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Times Square to Forest Hills 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 Forest Hills is to train which takes 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 27 min.

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Times Square to Forest Hills bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av station.

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

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Map of how to get from Times Square to Forest Hills.
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  • Distance: 7.7 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

What companies run services between Times Square, NY, USA and Forest Hills, NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Times Square to Forest Hills hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 16 min. Alternatively, New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Times Square to Forest Hills hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 27 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from 5 Av / W 39 St to Woodhaven Bl /Metropolitan Av
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Times Square to Forest Hills
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $29
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uber.com
UberPool
$22 - $29
UberX
$24 - $35
Car Seat
$30 - $45
UberXL
$35 - $50
Black
$50 - $65
Black SUV
$65 - $85
Taxi from Times Square to Forest Hills
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Times Square to Forest Hills is 9 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Times Square to Forest Hills.

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