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

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Train, AirTrain  •  18 min

  1. Take the train from Woodside to Jamaica Port Jefferson / ...
  2. Take the AirTrain from Jamaica, NY to Terminal 8 Jamaica

$8 - $10

Cheapest option

Bus  •  57 min

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

$5 - $10

6 alternative options

Subway, train  •  28 min

  1. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport E
  2. Take the train from Jamaica AirTrain to JFK Terminal 4

$8

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

Towncar  •  12 min

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

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  12 min

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

$16 - $75

Uber  •  12 min

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

$26 - $35

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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.

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

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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 8 via Jamaica, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 min.

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The distance between Jackson Heights and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 9 miles. The road distance is 11.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to train and AirTrain which takes 18 min and costs $8 - $10.

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It takes approximately 18 min to get from Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Woodside station.

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The best way to get from Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to train and AirTrain which takes 18 min and costs $8 - $10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $4 - $10 and takes 57 min.

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Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by JFK Airtrain, arrive at Terminal 8 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 11 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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  • Distance: 9.4 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

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 Jamaica, NY in around 18 min. Alternatively, 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
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Jamaica, NY to Terminal 8
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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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
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
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
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
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Car Seat
$35 - $50
UberX
$30 - $40
UberPool
$26 - $35
UberXL
$40 - $55
Black
$55 - $75
Black SUV
$75 - $95
Taxi from Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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