There are 7 ways to get from Columbia University to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by subway, train, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Line 1 subway, train  •  1 h

  1. Take the line 1 subway from 116 St - Columbia University to 34 St - Penn Station 1
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica Babylon / ...

$9 - $14

Cheapest option

Subway  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the subway from 125 St to Howard Beach - JFK Airport A

$5 - $8

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Columbia University to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 18.5 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Columbia University to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 18.5 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  22 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  22 min

  1. Take a town car from Columbia University to New York JFK Airport 18.5 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Columbia University to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 18.5 miles

$45 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Columbia University to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Columbia University to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to taxi which costs $100 - $120 and takes 22 min.

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The distance between Columbia University and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 15 miles. The road distance is 18.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h to get from Columbia University to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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What companies run services between Columbia University, NY, USA and New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA?

There is no direct connection from Columbia University to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, you can take the walk to 116 St - Columbia University, take the line 1 subway to 34 St - Penn Station, take the walk to Penn Station, take the train to Jamaica, take the walk to Station D Jamaica Station, then take the train to Terminal 4. Alternatively, New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Columbia University to New York JFK Airport (JFK) every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 59 min.

Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
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
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Columbia University to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$45 - $60
uberX
$45 - $65
uberX + Car Seat
$55 - $75
uberXL
$70 - $95
UberBLACK
$90 - $120
SUV
$110 - $150
Taxi from Columbia University to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Columbia University to New York JFK Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Columbia University to New York JFK Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Trips to New York JFK Airport (JFK)