There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Times Square–42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal (New York City Subway) by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Times Square–42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal (New York City Subway), NY, USA?

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Times Square–42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal (New York City Subway) via Jamaica and Penn Station in around 48 min. Alternatively, NYC Airporter operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Times Square–42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal (New York City Subway) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Trans-bridge Lines also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
Port Authority NYNJ
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Avg. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Times Square–42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal (New York City Subway)
Avg. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$40 - $55
uberX + Car Seat
$50 - $65
uberX
$40 - $55
uberXL
$65 - $85
UberBLACK
$85 - $110
SUV
$110 - $140
Taxi
Avg. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Avg. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Terminal 4 to Times Square–42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal (New York City Subway)
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Terminal 4 to Times Square–42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal (New York City Subway)
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Times Square–42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal (New York City Subway)?

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Times Square–42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal (New York City Subway) is 21 km. The road distance is 28 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Times Square–42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal (New York City Subway)?

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Times Square–42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal (New York City Subway) is to drive which costs $2 and takes 22 min.

What is the fastest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Times Square–42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal (New York City Subway)?

The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Times Square–42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal (New York City Subway) is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs $110.

Is there a direct train between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Times Square–42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal (New York City Subway)?

No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Times Square–42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal (New York City Subway). However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Penn Station via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 48 min.

Is there a direct bus between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Times Square–42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal (New York City Subway)?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from JFK Airport and arriving at Port Authority Terminal. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Times Square–42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal (New York City Subway)?

It takes approximately 48 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Times Square–42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal (New York City Subway), including transfers.

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