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DIRECTIONS / TRANSIT INFO INTO FOREST HILLS
1) From Astoria / Brooklyn / West Queens [30 - 60 mins]. From Astoria take the N or W to Queensboro Plaza and transfer to the #7 heading to Main St / Flushing [Sunnyside / Woodside hop the #7 too]. At 74 St / Broadway / Jackson Heights / Roosevelt transfer to the E or F [expresses] heading to Jamaica / 179 St / Parsons / Archer or take the R or V [locals] heading to Forest Hills / 71 Ave. Get off at Forest Hills / 71 Ave to arrive in the main shopping / dining district, as well as Forest Hills Gardens. You can also take the R or V directly from the subway station at Steinway and Broadway or at 36th Street and Northen Blvd and get off at the end of the line [Forest Hills / 71 Ave]. Click this link to directly to MTA subway maps or the MTA bus maps [FYI - slow loading pdf].
2) From NYC [30 - 45 mins]. The best way is to take the E or the F which are mostly express heading to Jamaica and get off at Forest Hills / 71 Ave. You can also take the #7, R or V and follow directions from 1) above, but this is much, much slower.
3) From Flushing. From Flushing - Take #7 subway to 74 St / Broadway / Jackson Heights / Roosevelt Ave and transfer to the E, F, R or V heading to Jamaica or Forest Hills and get off at the Forest Hills / 71 Ave stop [see 1) for E, F, R, V details].3) From LI / Jamaica: Take the LIRR to the Jamaica Station. From the Jamaica Station take the E to Forest Hills / 71 Ave.
4) By CAR. From Brooklyn, take the Brooklyn Queens Expressway and exit onto the Long Island Expressway [LIE] heading East. Then, along with those coming from NYC on the LIE, take Exit 21 at 108th Street. From Long Island get on the LIE and take Exit 22 onto the Grand Central Parkway [GCP] exit heading East and get off at 108th Street. Click this link for more detailed info on the BQE and LIE exits.
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