The Castle Rockaway
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The Castle is located in Rockaway, Queens, approximately one hour from Manhattan. 


Via car

The Castle is located only 20 minutes by car from JFK Airport.   

If you're local and coming from Manhattan or Brooklyn, take i-278 W and keep left to continue onto the Belt Parkway.  Take exit 11S for Flatbush Avenue South towards the Rockaways. Follow Flatbush Avenue and Marine Parkway Bridge to Beach Channel Drive in Queens. The Castle is located at the intersection of Beach Channel Drive and Beach 117th Street.  

Approximate travel time from Manhattan: 1 hour


Via Ferry 

The Rockaway route of the NYC Ferry system is operated by Hornblower and has stops in Sunset Park, Brooklyn and Wall St./Pier 11 in Lower Manhattan. The price is $2.75 per ticket with free transfers to other routes in the system. You can purchase a ticket through the NYC Ferry app or at a kiosk at the dock. Metrocards are not accepted. The Castle is a 10 minute bayside walk from the ferry dock or you can hop on a free shuttle bus.

For schedule details, please visit the NYC Ferry schedule directly at


via subway 

The Castle Rockaway is located one block from the A train. 

For more detailed travel times, please visit the MTA travel planner at:

Approximate travel time from Manhattan: 1 hour