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There are 8 ways to get from 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by subway, train, bus, 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

Subway, train, AirTrain  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to 34 St - Herald Sq N / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Take the AirTrain from Jamaica, NY to Terminal 4

$12 - $14

Cheapest option

Line 4 subway, bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 4 subway from 86 St to New Lots Av 4
  2. Take the bus from New Lots Av/Ashford St to JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION B15

$5 - $10

6 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from E 57 St/Lexington Av to Queens Bl/78 Av X63 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd to JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION Q10

$7 - $17

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 16.8 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 16.8 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) to New York JFK Airport

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  21 min

  1. Take a town car from 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) to New York JFK Airport 16.8 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 16.8 miles

$40 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 21 min.

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The distance between 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 13 miles. The road distance is 16.8 miles.

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The best way to get from 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to subway and train and AirTrain which takes 1 h 5 min and costs $11 - $14.

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It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to get from 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 17 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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There are 1510+ hotels available in New York JFK Airport (JFK). Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) to New York JFK Airport (JFK).
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  • Distance: 13.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

What companies run services between 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line), NY, USA and New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA?

You can take a bus from 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via 86 St, 59 St, E 57 St/Lexington Av, Queens Bl/78 Av, and Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd in around 2 h 10 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Jamaica, NY to Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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rome2rio.com
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from New Lots Av/Ashford St to JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from E 57 St/Lexington Av to Queens Bl/78 Av
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd to JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $55
UberX
$45 - $60
Car Seat
$50 - $70
UberXL
$65 - $85
Black
$85 - $110
Black SUV
$100 - $140
Taxi from 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) to New York JFK Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) to New York JFK Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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