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

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Line 1 subway, train  •  1 h 3 min

  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 Port Jefferson / ...

$10 - $12

Cheapest option

Subway  •  1 h 32 min

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

$6

6 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 54 St 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  •  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 distance between Columbia University and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 15 miles. The road distance is 18.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Columbia University to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to line 1 subway and train which takes 1 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from Columbia University to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Columbia University to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 18 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Columbia University to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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Map of how to get from Columbia University to New York JFK Airport (JFK).
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  • Distance: 14.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 3 min

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

You can take a bus from Columbia University to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via 116 St - Columbia University, 50 St, Madison Av/E 54 St, Queens Bl/78 Av, and Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd in around 2 h 39 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
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 54 St to Queens Bl/78 Av
Ave. Duration
47 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 Columbia University to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$45 - $60
UberX
$50 - $65
Car Seat
$55 - $75
UberXL
$70 - $95
Black
$90 - $120
Black 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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