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Recommended option

Train  •  20 min

  1. Long Beach / ...

$4 - $6

Cheapest option

Subway  •  32 min

  1. E

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. 12.3 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  16 min

  1. 12.3 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  16 min

  1. 12.3 miles

$28 - $40

What companies run services between Times Square, NY, USA and Jamaica (Station), NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Times Square to Jamaica (Station) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 20 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Times Square to Jamaica (Station)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$28 - $40
uberX + Car Seat
$45 - $60
uberX
$35 - $50
uberXL
$45 - $65
UberBLACK
$60 - $80
SUV
$80 - $110
Taxi from Times Square to Jamaica (Station)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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 Jamaica (Station) is 16 km. The road distance is 20 km.

The cheapest way to get from Times Square to Jamaica (Station) is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Times Square to Jamaica (Station) is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs $65 - $80.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Penn Station and arriving at Jamaica. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

The train from Penn Station to Jamaica takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.