There are 8 ways to get from Clifton to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by bus, train, subway, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 192 bus, train  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 192 bus from Allwood Rd At Richfield Terrace to Port Authority Bus Terminal 191 / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica Port Jefferson / ...

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 192 bus, subway via Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 192 bus from Allwood Rd At Windsor Rd to Port Authority Bus Terminal 191 / ...
  2. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport E

$7 - $10

6 alternative options

Train, AirTrain  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Clifton to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
  2. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  4. Take the AirTrain from Jamaica, NY to Terminal 4

$12 - $23

Line 192 bus, subway  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 192 bus from Allwood Rd At Richfield Terrace to Port Authority Bus Terminal 191 / ...
  2. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Howard Beach - JFK Airport A

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Clifton to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 31.1 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Clifton to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 31.1 miles

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  37 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Clifton to New York JFK Airport

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  37 min

  1. Take a town car from Clifton to New York JFK Airport 31.1 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Clifton to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Clifton and arriving at Terminal 4 via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level, Penn Station and Jamaica, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between Clifton and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 25 miles. The road distance is 31.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Clifton to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to line 192 bus and train which takes 1 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Clifton to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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Clifton to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Clifton station.

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Clifton to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by PATH, arrive at Terminal 4 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Clifton to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 31 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Clifton to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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There are 1492+ hotels available in New York JFK Airport (JFK). Prices start at $120 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Clifton to New York JFK Airport (JFK).
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  • Distance: 25 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

What companies run services between Clifton, NJ, USA and New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA?

You can take a train from Clifton to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level, Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level, New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Jamaica, and Jamaica, NY in around 1 h 22 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Howard Beach - JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Clifton to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Allwood Rd At Richfield Terrace to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Allwood Rd At Windsor Rd to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Clifton to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
Mexicana Car Service
Phone
+1 914-476.0800
Website
mexicanacarservice.com
Mexico Car Service
Phone
+1 914-968-6666
Website
mexico-car-service.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Clifton to New York JFK Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Clifton to New York JFK Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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