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Recommended option

Train  •  11 min

  1. Babylon / ...

$3 - $5

Cheapest option

Subway  •  19 min

  1. F

$3

7 alternative options

Bus  •  35 min

  1. Q32

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. 6.6 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  10 min

  1. 6.6 miles

$1

Shuttle  •  1 h

  1. Manhattan

$18

Uber  •  10 min

  1. 6.6 miles

$16 - $23

Walk  •  2 h 13 min

  1. 6.9 miles

Bikeshare  •  38 min

  1. 5.7 miles

$10

What companies run services between Times Square, NY, USA and Jackson Heights, NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Times Square to Jackson Heights every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 11 min. Alternatively, New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Times Square to Jackson Heights every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 35 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 45 St to Roosevelt Av/74 St
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Times Square to Jackson Heights
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$16 - $23
uberX + Car Seat
$30 - $45
uberX
$23 - $35
uberXL
$30 - $40
UberBLACK
$35 - $50
SUV
$50 - $70
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Broadway & W 41 St to Newton Rd & 44 St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Times Square to Jackson Heights
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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 Jackson Heights is 9 km. The road distance is 11 km.

The cheapest way to get from Times Square to Jackson Heights is to drive which costs $1 and takes 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Times Square to Jackson Heights is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $35 - $45.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Penn Station and arriving at Woodside. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madison Av/E 45 St and arriving at Roosevelt Av/74 St. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

The train from Penn Station to Woodside takes 11 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.