There are 8 ways to get from Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by subway, train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Line 6 subway, subway, train  •  1h 1m

  1. Take the line 6 subway from 125 St to 59 St 6 / ...
  2. Take the subway from Lexington Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport E
  3. Take the train from Jamaica AirTrain to JFK Terminal 4

$11

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Line 4 subway, bus  •  1h 30m

  1. Take the line 4 subway from 125 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  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the bus from 3 Av/E 120 St to Metropolitan Av/Benedict Av
  2. Take the bus from Westchester Av/Virginia Av to Archer Av/158 St
  3. Take the bus from Jamaica Station-Station D to Terminal 4

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 17 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 17 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  19 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport

$25 - $35

Towncar  •  19 min

  1. Take a town car from Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport 17 miles

$75 - $110

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 17 miles

$55 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from 3 Av/E 120 St and arriving at Terminal 4 via Westchester Av/Virginia Av and Jamaica Station-Station D. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from 125 St and arriving at JFK Terminal 4 via Lexington Av/53 St and Jamaica AirTrain. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 1m.

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The distance between Harlem-125th St. and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 14 miles. The road distance is 17 miles.

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The best way to get from Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to line 6 subway and subway and train which takes 1h 1m and costs $11.

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It takes approximately 1h 1m to get from Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport (JFK) bus services, operated by MTA, depart from 3 Av/E 120 St station.

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Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by MTA, depart from 125 St station.

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Map of how to get from Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport (JFK).
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  • Distance: 13.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 1m

What companies run services between Harlem-125th St., NY, USA and New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA?

You can take a bus from Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via 3 Av/E 120 St, Metropolitan Av/Benedict Av, Westchester Av/Virginia Av, Archer Av/158 St, and Jamaica Station-Station D in around 2h 12m.

Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 125 St to 59 St
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Lexington Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 125 St to New Lots Av
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Jamaica AirTrain to JFK Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Bus operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Bus from New Lots Av/Ashford St to JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from 3 Av/E 120 St to Metropolitan Av/Benedict Av
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Westchester Av/Virginia Av to Archer Av/158 St
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Bus from Jamaica Station-Station D to Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
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Shuttles by Jayride

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

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Shuttle from Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Shuttle
$25 - $35
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

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Towncar from Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Private
$75 - $110
Uber New York City
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $65
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UberPool
$55 - $65
Car Seat
$70 - $80
UberX
$60 - $70
UberXL
$80 - $90
Black
$100 - $120
Black SUV
$150 - $170
Taxi from Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com

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Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport (JFK) bus services, operated by JFK Airtrain, arrive at Terminal 4 station.

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Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by JFK Airtrain, arrive at JFK Terminal 4 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 17 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Harlem-125th St. to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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