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Jamaica

City Zone Branch - Fare Zone 3

Jamaica
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Location
93-02 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11435. Corner of Sutphin Boulevard and Archer Avenue, 2 blocks south of Jamaica Avenue. . The easiest way to Kennedy Airport is by Air Train. AirTrain JFK leaves from the terminal adjacent to the Long Island Rail Road's Jamaica Station every 2 to 12 minutes, depending upon the time of day. The Air Train Fare is $7.75.

Schedules

Mileage to Penn Station   
9.3 miles

Driving Directions    Map
Van Wyck Expressway to Atlantic Avenue about 1/2 mile to Sutphin Boulevard. Make a left turn. Next block is Archer Avenue. Station is on the railroad overpass.

Connecting Services
Provider Phone Number Routes
MTA New York City Transit511 E, J, Z  Q- 25, 30, 31, 34, 40, 41,  Q- 43, 44, 54, 56, 60 & 65  Q- 6, 8, 9, 20A/B, 24
JFK AirTrain877-535-2478 Air Train
Accessibility   LIRR Elevator and Escalator Status
TypeDescriptionStatus
ElevatorBetween eastern overpass and Tracks 1 & 2 Working
ElevatorBetween eastern overpass and Tracks 11 & 12 Working
ElevatorBetween eastern overpass and Tracks 2 & 3 Not Working
ElevatorBetween eastern overpass and Tracks 4 & 5 Working
ElevatorBetween eastern overpass and Tracks 6 & 7 Not Working
ElevatorBetween eastern overpass and Tracks 7 & 8 Not Working
ElevatorBetween eastern overpass, street level, and subway Working
EscalatorBetween eastern overpass and Tracks 1 & 2 Working
EscalatorBetween eastern overpass and Tracks 11 & 12 Working
EscalatorBetween eastern overpass and Tracks 2 & 3 Not Working
EscalatorBetween eastern overpass and Tracks 4 & 5 Working
EscalatorBetween eastern overpass and Tracks 6 & 7 Working
EscalatorBetween eastern overpass and Tracks 7 & 8 Not Working
Accessibility   Ramp
Yes

Ticket Machines
Two Full Service Ticket Machine and two Daily Machines are located in the Station Waiting Room.
Two Full Service Machines and one STVM are located on the portal bridge to AirTrain.
Two Full Service Ticket Machines located in the Jamaica AirTrain Terminal, which also sells AirTrain Metrocards.

Ticket Office Hours
Daily: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM (Closed: Various)
Customers are urged to use MTA eTix app for the easiest, most contact-less way to purchase LIRR tickets. Alternatively, there are ticket machines available on the Jamaica Station mezzanine level (above the platforms) for the purchase of LIRR tickets using cash or credit card.

Waiting Room Hours
Daily: 6:15 AM - 11:00 PM

Additional Info
Masks are still required on all indoor parts of our system, including onboard trains, subways and buses, and inside enclosed stations/waiting rooms. In accordance with new relaxed mask guidelines, we will no longer require masks on outdoor station platforms.
Station Overview
For additional information, call 511 and say LIRR.
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