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  • Example: 833 Jamaica Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11208
  • Cypress Hills Cemetery
From Verazzano Bridge

Belt Parkway east to exit 14 (Pennsylvania Avenue). Go approximately 3 miles to the end of Pennsylvania Avenue.Right turn onto Jamaica Avenue. Go approximately 2 miles to Cypress Hills St. Entrance is on the left after Cypress Hills Street, just before the elevated train tracks.

From Midtown Tunnel

Long Island Expressway East to exit 19 (Woodhaven Blvd/Rockaways) Make a right turn onto Woodhaven Blvd. Go approximately 3 miles to Jamaica Avenue. Look for elevated train tracks. Make a right onto Jamaica Avenue for approximately 2 miles under elevated train to Cypress Hills Street. Entrance to cemetery is on the right side after elevated train turns off Jamaica Avenue on the left.

From Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge

Brooklyn Queens Expressway west to Long Island Expressway East to exit 19 (Woodhaven Blvd/Rockaways) Make a right turn onto Woodhaven Blvd. Go approximately 3 miles to Jamaica Avenue. Look for elevated train tracks. Make a right onto Jamaica Avenue for approximately 2 miles under elevated train to Cypress Hills Street. Entrance to cemetery is on the right side after elevated train turns off Jamaica Avenue on the left.

From Long Island on Southern State

to Belt Parkway West to Exit 17N (Cross Bay Blvd.) Make a right on Cross Bay Blvd. and go approximately 2 miles to Jamaica Avenue and make a left. Travel about 2 miles on Jamaica Avenue and the entrance is on your right just after train tracks turn off Jamaica Avenue.

From Whitestone Bridge

Take Van Wyck Expressway towards JFK airport to exit 7 (Jackie Robinson Parkway) to exit 3 Cypress Hills Street and make a left and go down the Hill to Jamaica Avenue and make a left. The entrance is on the left.

From Throgs Neck Bridge

To Clearview Expressway, then take the Long Island Expressway West to Exit 20E (Grand Central Parkway) To Jackie Robinson Parkway to Exit 3 (Cypress Hills Street).Make a left and go down hill to Jamaica Avenue. Make a left onto Jamaica Avenue, entrance is on the left before elevated train tracks.

From Triboro Bridge

To Grand Central Parkway East. Pass La Guardia airport and Shea Stadium, Pass under the LIE Exit 13W and take the Jackie Robinson Parkway to Exit 3 (Cypress Hills Street). Make a left and go down hill to Jamaica Avenue. Make a left onto Jamaica Avenue, entrance is on the left before elevated train tracks.

Atlantic Avenue From Queens

1/2 mile past Rockaway Blvd. Make a right onto Crescent Street (Whitey’s Tires) and continue to Jamaica Avenue. Make a left onto Jamaica Ave and the Cemetery entrance is on your right.

Atlantic Avenue from Brooklyn

2 miles past Pennsylvania Avenue make a left onto Crescent Street (Whitey’s Tires) and continue to Jamaica Avenue. Make a left onto Jamaica Ave and the Cemetery is on the right

Eastern Parkway

Take it to the end and make a right onto Jackie Robinson Parkway East. Go to Exit 3 (Cypress Hills Street). Make a left and go down hill to Jamaica Avenue. Make a left onto Jamaica Avenue, entrance is on the left before elevated train tracks.

Directions by Bus:

B13 and Q56 to Jamaica Avenue

Directions by Train:

Take the J train to Cypress Hills Station

For any other transportation questions please call New York Transit Authority- 718-330-1234 or our Cemetery office-718-277-2900