How to get from Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport (JFK)

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

Train  •  21 min

  1. Take the train from Woodside to Jamaica Port Jefferson / ...
  2. Take the train from Station D Jamaica Station to Terminal 4 Howard Beach / ...

$5 - $10

Cheapest option

Subway, train  •  27 min

  1. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport E
  2. Take the train from Station D Jamaica Station to Terminal 4 Howard Beach / ...

$5 - $8

6 alternative options

Bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the bus from Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd to JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION Q10

$5 - $10

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 11.4 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 11.4 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  12 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  12 min

  1. Take a town car from Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport 11.4 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 11.4 miles

$26 - $35

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

You can take a train from Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via Jamaica and Station D Jamaica Station in around 21 min. Alternatively, New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport (JFK) every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 42 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Station D Jamaica Station to Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Rome2rio guide to
rome2rio.com
Port Authority NYNJ
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
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 Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$26 - $35
uberX + Car Seat
$40 - $55
uberX
$35 - $45
uberXL
$45 - $60
UberBLACK
$60 - $75
SUV
$75 - $100
Taxi from Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Jackson Heights and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 15 km. The road distance is 18 km.

The cheapest way to get from Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs $60 - $75.

No, there is no direct train from Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Woodside and arriving at Terminal 4 via Station D Jamaica Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 min.

It takes approximately 21 min to get from Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.