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There are 9 ways to get from Times Square to Jackson Heights by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle, towncar, foot or bike

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Train  •  11 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Woodside Babylon / ...

$3 - $5

Cheapest option

Subway  •  18 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St - Bryant Pk to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av F / ...

$3

7 alternative options

Bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 42 St to 81 St/Northern Bl Q32

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Times Square to Jackson Heights 6.6 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from Times Square to Jackson Heights 6.6 miles

$1

Shuttle  •  1 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Lexington Av/E 41 St to LaGuardia Terminal A Grand Central to LGA

$16

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from Times Square to Jackson Heights 6.6 miles

$16 - $23

Walk  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Walk from Times Square to Jackson Heights 6.9 miles

Bikeshare  •  38 min

  1. Cycle from Broadway & W 41 St to Newton Rd & 44 St 5.7 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madison Av/E 42 St and arriving at 81 St/Northern Bl. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

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

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The distance between Times Square and Jackson Heights is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Times Square to Jackson Heights without a car is to train which takes 11 min and costs $3 - $5.

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

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Times Square to Jackson Heights bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Madison Av/E 42 St station.

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Times Square to Jackson Heights 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 Jackson Heights is to train which takes 11 min and costs $3 - $5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2 - $7 and takes 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Times Square to Jackson Heights.
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  • Distance: 5.3 miles
  • Duration: 11 min

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, MTA operates a bus from Times Square to Jackson Heights every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 49 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 42 St to 81 St/Northern Bl
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
Car Seat
$30 - $40
UberX
$21 - $28
UberPool
$16 - $23
UberXL
$27 - $35
Black
$35 - $50
Black SUV
$50 - $65
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Broadway & W 41 St to Newton Rd & 44 St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
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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Times Square to Jackson Heights bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at 81 St/Northern Bl station.

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Times Square to Jackson Heights train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Woodside station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Times Square to Jackson Heights is 7 miles. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from Times Square to Jackson Heights.

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There are 1804+ hotels available in Jackson Heights. Prices start at $111 USD per night.

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