Public Transit To & From JFK Airport To Manhattan NYC
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The Jamaica Train station is the LIRR hub and the busiest transportation complex in Queens.
The Jamaica Train station serves as the nexus for LIRR trains heading to / from New York City, to / from JFK airport via the new air train, and to / from all destinations on Long Island, save the Port Washington line.
Click here to read more about public transit to & from JFK Airport & Manhattan NYC. This brief provides some info, photos and a map showing the location of the complex.
Jamaica MTA Subway Station & LIRR Terminal
As mentioned in the introduction, the Jamaica Train Station in the Jamaica neighborhood of Queens is the busiest transportation hub in Queens and all of Long Island.
The Jamaica railway and subway station serves as the main hub for outgoing and incoming Long Island Railroad [LIRR] trains to and from all points on Long Island - save the Port Washington line. At the Jamaica station, passengers must invariably switch trains prior to ending up in Penn Station in NYC.
Changes are afoot for Long Island Railway passengers, as there is a major construction project underway to enable passengers to get off on the east side of Manhattan at Grand Central Station, in lieu of ending up on the west side of Manhattan at Penn Station [where things currently stand].
Public Transit To / From / Between JFK Airport & NYC New York City
The Jamaica railway / subway station also provides connections from JFK Airport to the NYC subway lines at the Sutphin Blvd / Archer Ave / JFK Airport stop.
From this station incoming JFK Airport passengers can connect from the JFK Airtain to the E subway line which travels through Queens into Manhattan NYC. The J and Z lines also travel through Queens into Brooklyn and Manhattan, but the E provides the most frequent service and is express.
The connections to JFK airport via the Air Train was completed in 2006, in tandem with major renovations to the Jamaica train station. The Jamaica NY station is adjacent to a major MTA bus terminal for many bus lines throughout the southern and eastern neighborhoods of Queens.
The Jamaica neighborhood has been a railway hub and host to the train station for over 150 years.
Transit To & From Manhattan & NYC Airports: Related Links
Click here for a map showing the public transit connections for buses, subways, trains to & from JFK Airport & Manhattan NYC.
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