Forest Hills

City Zone Branch - Fare Zone 1

Forest Hills

Continental Avenue (71st Ave) & Austin Street, 2 blocks South of Queens Boulevard.


Mileage to Penn Station   
6.7 miles

Driving Directions    Map
Queens Boulevard to 71st Avenue and Continental Avenue. Drive South on 71st Avenue, about 2 blocks to Station. On bridge over Continental Avenue.

Connecting Services
Provider Phone Number Routes
MTA New York City Transit511 E, F, R,  Q23, Q64
Accessibility   LIRR Elevator and Escalator Status
No elevator at station

Accessibility   Ramp

Ticket Machines
A Full Service Ticket Machine and a Daily Machine are located on the westbound platform, just west of the station building. Another Daily Machine is located on eastbound platform in waiting area, at west end of the platform.

Ticket Office Hours

Waiting Room Hours
Weekdays: 5:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Additional Info
To exit the train at Forest Hills, customers must be in the first six cars. For additional information, call 511 and say LIRR.
Beginning December 10, 2018, the LIRR will be performing maintenance on the Yellowstone Boulevard Bridge, Forest Hills to ensure its continued safety. Due to equipment on the road and work being conducted, there will be no through traffic under the bridge between 9PM and 5AM except for buses and first responders.
All of the work will take place on weekdays between 9PM and 5AM. Repairs expected to be completed in 7 business days. No cars will be permitted to park underneath and within 50 feet of the bridge between 8PM and 6PM
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