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There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station by subway, bus, taxi or car

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Subway

  1. Take the subway from 59 St-Columbus Circle to Howard Beach-JFK Airport

Bus

  1. Take the bus from E 57 St/ 3 Av to 102 St/157 Av

Bus via 157 Av/Cross Bay Bl

  1. Take the bus from E 57 St/ 3 Av to 157 Av/Cross Bay Bl

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station

Manhattan to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station by subway

The subway journey time between Manhattan and Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station is around 51 min and covers a distance of around 17 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 46 min. Operated by MTA, the Manhattan to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station subway service departs from 59 St-Columbus Circle and arrives in Howard Beach-JFK Airport. Typically 674 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Subway route information

Average subway time:
51 min
Fastest subway time:
46 min
Subway distance:
17 miles
Subways per week:
674
Cheapest price:
$1
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:09
Last subway departs at:
23:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station subway schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station is to taxi which costs $75 - $95 and takes 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from E 57 St/ 3 Av and arriving at 102 St/157 Av. Services depart four times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 59 St-Columbus Circle and arriving at Howard Beach-JFK Airport. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station is 11 miles. The road distance is 14 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station without a car is to subway which takes 48 min and costs $1 - $3.

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The subway from 59 St-Columbus Circle to Howard Beach-JFK Airport takes 48 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Manhattan to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station bus services, operated by MTA, depart from E 57 St/ 3 Av station.

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Manhattan to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station train services, operated by MTA, depart from 59 St-Columbus Circle station.

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Manhattan to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at 102 St/157 Av station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station.
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  • Distance: 11.1 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from 59 St-Columbus Circle to Howard Beach-JFK Airport every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 48 min. Alternatively, MTA operates a bus from E 57 St/ 3 Av to 102 St/157 Av 4 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $7 and the journey takes 55 min.

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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.

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Website
mta.info
Subway from 59 St-Columbus Circle to Howard Beach-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
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 E 57 St/ 3 Av to 102 St/157 Av
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
mta.info
Standard Rider
$2 - $7
Seniors 65+ and disabled
$1 - $4
Bus from E 57 St/ 3 Av to 157 Av/Cross Bay Bl
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
mta.info
Standard Rider
$2 - $7
Seniors 65+ and disabled
$1 - $4
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Manhattan to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Howard Beach-JFK Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station is 14 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Manhattan to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station.

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