Directions

The Herkimer House is easy to access:

By subway:

  • Take the A/C subway to Nostrand Av
  • Get off the train and walk with traffic on Nostrand Avenue
  • Turn left onto Herkimer STREET
  • Cross New York Avenue and you will see a school on your right
  • The Herkimer House is the first house right after the school. Our entrance is on the ground floor.

PAY ATTENTION: don't mix up Herkimer COURT and Herkimer STREET

Map: http://www.mta.info/nyct/maps/submap.htm

From JFK

By public transportation (45 minutes, approximately 11$):

  • Take the Air Train (5$) from your terminal and get off at Jamaica Station
  • From there, you will be able to transfer to the LIRR (Long Island Rail Road)
  • Take any train going to Atlantic Terminal Brooklyn and get off at Nostrand Av station (about $6 depending on the time of day)
  • Get out of the station, walk against traffic on Nostrand Avenue
  • Turn right onto Herkimer STREET
  • Cross New York Avenue and you will see a school on your right
  • The Herkimer House is the first house right after the school. Our entrance is on the ground floor.

PAY ATTENTION: don't mix up Herkimer COURT and Herkimer STREET

Map: http://www.mta.info/lirr/Timetable/lirrmap.htm

By taxi (20 minutes, from $35 to $45):
A yellow taxi should cost you about $35. Black taxis do not have meters so make sure to negotiate the rate in advance, about $45.

From La Guardia

We recommend that you take a taxi (20 minutes) from La Guardia. Taking public transportation can be long (1.5 hours) and complicated. A yellow taxi should cost you about $35. Black taxis do not have meters so make sure to negotiate the rate in advance, about $45.

However, if you decide to take public transportation:

  • Take the Q70 bus towards Junction Blvd/Queens Blvd.
  • Get off at Junction Blvd and take the 7 subway towards Manhattan.
  • Get off at 74 St Broadway and walk to the Jackson Hts- Roosevelt Av. station
  • From there take the F or M subway towards Manhattan
  • Get off at the W 4 St station and transfer to the A or C subway towards Downtown/Brooklyn
  • Get off at the Nostrand Av. station
  • Get out of the station and walk with the traffic on Nostrand Avenue
  • Turn left onto Herkimer STREET
  • Cross New York Avenue and you will see a school on your right
  • The Herkimer House is the first house right after the school. Our entrance is on the ground floor.

PAY ATTENTION: don't mix up Herkimer COURT and Herkimer STREET

From Newark

By public transportation (1.5 hours):

  • Take the Air Train from your terminal and get off at Newark Liberty International Airport Station
  • From there take the North Jersey Coast Line towards New York Penn Station
  • Get off at Penn Station and take the A/C subway to Nostrand Av.
  • Get off the train and walk with the traffic on Nostrand Av.
  • Turn left onto Herkimer STREET
  • Cross New York Avenue and you will see a school on your right
  • The Herkimer House is the first house right after the school. Our entrance is on the ground floor.

PAY ATTENTION: don't mix up Herkimer COURT and Herkimer STREET

By taxi (45 minutes):
Taking a taxi from Newark can be very expensive (about $100) because it’s pretty far and there are tolls. Some taxis don't have meters, so make sure to negotiate the rate in advance.

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