Getting Here

Located in the heart of Jamaica, Queens, the Jamaica Center Business Improvement District is easily reached by a number of transportation options. Whether you are traveling by train, car, subway, or bus – getting here is easy.

Directions for:
Subway | Bus | LIRR | Airtrain | Car

Additional Information:
Parking facilities

 By Subway

Take the E, J, or Z train to the Jamaica Center/Parsons Blvd. station (last stop).

Take the F train to the Parsons Blvd/Hillside Ave station; walk 3 blocks south.  MTA New York Subway Map

 

 

By Bus

Take any of the following New York City buses to get to Jamaica Center:
Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4, Q5, Q6, Q8, Q9, Q9A, Q17, Q20A, Q20B, Q24, Q25, Q30, Q31, Q34, Q36, Q41, Q42, Q43, Q44, Q54, Q56, Q65, Q75, Q76, Q77, Q84, Q85, Q110, Q111, Q112, Q113 MTA New York Bus Map

Take any of the following Long Island buses to get to Jamaica Center: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 22, 22A, 24, 26

For more information, visit www.mta.info or call 718-330-1234.
For mass transit directions from any location in New York City, visit www.hopstop.com.

 

By LIRR

Take the Long Island Rail Road to Jamaica Station. Walk 2 blocks north to Jamaica Avenue; turn right, heading east.  Coming from Brooklyn or Manhattan on the weekend? Check out Long Island Railroad’s CityTicket which can get you to downtown Jamaica in under 20 minutes for just $3.75.

 

By Air Train

Take the AirTrain to Jamaica Station. Walk 2 blocks north to Jamaica Avenue; turn right, heading east. JFK Airport AirTrain Information

 

By Car

From the Grand Central Parkway
Take the Grand Central Parkway (GCP either east or west) to Parsons Boulevard Exit (16). From the west, make a right at the traffic light onto Parsons (opposite from the east). Follow Parsons till it intersects with Jamaica Avenue.

From the Van Wyck Expressway (I-678)
Take the Van Wyck Expressway (I-678) to the Liberty Avenue Exit (4). From the north make a left onto Liberty to head east. Pass under the JFK AirTrain trestle heading east on Liberty. Take a left at 160th Street and proceed two blocks to Jamaica Avenue.

From the Long Island Expressway (I-495)
Take the Long Island Expressway to exit 23 (Kissena Boulevard) and proceed south. It will turn into Parsons Boulevard. Follow Parsons until it intersects with Jamaica Avenue.

 

Parking Facilities

For a map of parking options downtown, click here: Parking Spaces in Downtown Jamaica (note: parking options are subject to change without notice)

Laz Parking Lot
159-02 Jamaica Ave.
The entrance is located on 160th Street (between Archer Ave. & Jamaica Ave.).

Jamaica First Midblock Garage
89-47 162nd St.
The entrances are located on 162nd and 163rd Streets (between Jamaica Ave. & 89th Ave.).

Jamaica First Parsons Garage
90-15 Parsons Boulevard
The entrance is located on 90th Ave. (between Parsons Blvd. & 160th St.).

Jamaica First 168th Street Lots
90-01 168th Street
The entrance is located on 168th St. (between 90th Ave. & 91st Ave.).

Jamaica First Archer Garage
90-30 165th St.
The entrance is located on Archer Ave. (between Guy Brewer Blvd. & 165th St.).

Central Parking Garage
163-27 Archer Ave.
The entrance is located on Archer Ave. (between Guy Brewer Blvd. & 165th St.).

Colosseum Mall Parking Garage
164th Street
The entrance is located on 164th Street (between 89th Ave. & Jamaica Ave.).

Safe Parking
160-17 Archer Ave.
The entrance is located on Archer Ave.