How far is Rapids, NY from Jamaica, NY?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Rapids and Jamaica is 299.08 miles (481.32 km).

Flight distance from Rapids, NY to Jamaica, NY is 299.08 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 47 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 43 minutes to travel from Rapids to Jamaica with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Rapids, New York to Jamaica, New York is: 395.37 miles (636.28 km) by car.

Driving from Rapids to Jamaica will take approximately 06 hours 56 minutes.

#1 Rapids

Section of a river where the river bed is relatively steep, increasing the water's velocity and turbulence

Population 1636
GPS Coordinates 43°5'54"N 78°38'27"W
Latitude 43.0983900
Longitude -78.6408600
Altitude 180
Country United States
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#2 Jamaica

A neighborhood in Queens, New York City. It is known for its large Jamaican population, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning and the Baisley Pond Park.

Population 216866
GPS Coordinates 40°41'29"N 73°48'20"W
Latitude 40.6914900
Longitude -73.8056900
Altitude 13
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Rapids and Jamaica

The distance between Rapids and Jamaica is 636 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 07 hours 04 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between Rapids and Jamaica. The current time is 00:06:11.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 13 hours 10 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 09 hours 53 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 07 hours 54 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 06 hours 35 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 05 hours 38 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 05 hours 16 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 04 hours 55 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 52.81 liters (13.95 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Rapids and Jamaica.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Rapids to Jamaica is $54.34 (diesel $66.24).

New York gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.9 $4.38 $4.75 $4.75
Total $54.34 $61.04 $66.2 $66.24

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price (in New York ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.895 (Diesel $4.748) /gallon. Last changed prices on October 02, 2023.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Rapids and Jamaica (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

Distance to Other Cities

Driving distance from Babylon, NY to Rapids 422.11 miles (679 km)

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Driving distance from The Bronx, NY to Rapids 383.57 miles (617 km)

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Driving distance from Brooklyn, NY to Rapids 378.39 miles (609 km)

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Driving distance from Buffalo, NY to Rapids 26.85 miles (43 km)

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Driving distance from East Flatbush, NY to Rapids 378.61 miles (609 km)

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Driving distance from Manhattan, NY to Rapids 382.2 miles (615 km)

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Driving distance from New York City, NY to Rapids 373.53 miles (601 km)

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Driving distance from Queens, NY to Rapids 396.76 miles (639 km)

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Driving distance from Staten Island, NY to Rapids 381.52 miles (614 km)

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Driving distance from Yonkers, NY to Rapids 376.08 miles (605 km)

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