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

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

$6 - $8

Cheapest option

Subway, AirTrain  •  30 min

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

$6

6 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Northern Bl/82 St to 39 Av/Main St Q66
  2. Take the bus from Main St/40 Rd to Sutphin Bl/94 Av Q25 / ...

$10 - $18

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

$28 - $40

Questions & Answers

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 $6 - $8.

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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 $6 - $8. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $9 - $19 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get 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, you can take a bus from Jackson Heights to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via 39 Av/Main St, Main St/40 Rd, Sutphin Bl/94 Av, and Jamaica AirTrain in around 1 h 21 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
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Jamaica, NY to Terminal 8
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from Jamaica, NY to Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Northern Bl/82 St to 39 Av/Main St
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Main St/40 Rd to Sutphin Bl/94 Av
Ave. Duration
41 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
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$28 - $40
UberX
$30 - $40
Car Seat
$40 - $50
UberXL
$45 - $60
Black
$60 - $80
Black SUV
$80 - $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
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
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.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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