There are 8 ways to get from East Rutherford 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 163 bus, train  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 163 bus from Paterson Ave At Grove St to Port Authority Bus Terminal 160 / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica Port Jefferson / ...

$8 - $12

Cheapest option

Line 163 bus, subway via Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 163 bus from Paterson Ave At Grove St to Port Authority Bus Terminal 160 / ...
  2. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport E

$7 - $9

6 alternative options

Train, AirTrain  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Rutherford 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

$11 - $22

Line 163 bus, subway  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the line 163 bus from Paterson Ave At Grove St to Port Authority Bus Terminal 160 / ...
  2. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Howard Beach - JFK Airport A

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Rutherford to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 26.7 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from East Rutherford to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 26.7 miles

$2 - $4

Shuttle  •  31 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  31 min

  1. Take a town car from East Rutherford to New York JFK Airport 26.7 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from East Rutherford to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Rutherford 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 11 min.

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The distance between East Rutherford and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 21 miles. The road distance is 26.7 miles.

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The best way to get from East Rutherford to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to line 163 bus and train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from East Rutherford to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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

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East Rutherford 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 East Rutherford to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 27 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from East Rutherford to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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Map of how to get from East Rutherford to New York JFK Airport (JFK).
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  • Distance: 21.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

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

You can take a train from East Rutherford 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 11 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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Rutherford to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
Ave. Duration
8 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
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
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from East Rutherford to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
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
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Mexicana Car Service
Phone
+1 914-476.0800
Website
mexicanacarservice.com
Mexico Car Service
Phone
+1 914-968-6666
Website
mexico-car-service.com
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from East Rutherford to New York JFK Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from East Rutherford to New York JFK Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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