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Kew Gardens

City Zone Branch - Fare Zone 1

Kew Gardens
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Location
Austin Street and Lefferts Boulevard, between Queens Boulevard and Metropolitan Avenue.

Schedules

Mileage to Penn Station   
7.7 miles

Driving Directions    Map
Lefferts Boulevard and Austin Street, between Queens Boulevard and Metropolitan Avenue.

Connecting Services
Provider Phone Number Routes
MTA New York City Transit511 E, F  Q10
Parking, Bus and Taxi Information (pdf)

Accessibility   LIRR Elevator and Escalator Status
No elevator at station



Accessibility   Ramp
Yes

Ticket Machines
A Full Service Ticket Machine and a Daily Ticket Machine are located on the westbound platform, just east of the station building.

Ticket Office Hours
None.
Beginning March 22, to help keep our customers and employees safe and healthy throughout the COVID-19 public health crisis, all station waiting rooms & ticket offices will be closed on a 24/7 basis until further notice. Customers should purchase round-trip tickets in advance at LIRR ticket machines, or on the MTA eTix app.

Waiting Room Hours
Beginning March 22, to help keep our customers and employees safe and healthy throughout the COVID-19 public health crisis, all station waiting rooms & ticket offices will be closed on a 24/7 basis until further notice. Customers should purchase round-trip tickets in advance at LIRR ticket machines, or on the MTA eTix app. Regular hours will resume when announced Weekdays: 5:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Additional Info
To exit the train at Kew Gardens, customers must be in the six cars. For additional information, call 511 and say LIRR.
Attention Customer Alert: July 31-Aug 2 & Aug 7-9, at 10PM on Friday through Sun at 9 PM, weekend westbound LIRR trains will bypass the Kew Gardens & Forest Hills stations due to signal testing related to the East Side Access project. There will be temporary platforms in place for Main Line trains at Woodside and customers will need to board/exit from the first two cars.
Transfer to the E subway at Jamaica for westbound service to Kew Gardens & Forest Hills. NYC Transit will cross-honor LIRR tickets on the subway at Jamaica, Kew Gardens/Union Tpke and Forest Hills/71st Av this weekend. Eastbound LIRR service from Penn Station to Forest Hills & Kew Gardens is not affected and will run normally.
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