There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Jamaica by plane or train

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

Fly New York JFK to Kingston  •  7 h 25 min

  1. JFK - KIN

$197 - $1,310

4 alternative options

Fly New York JFK to Montego Bay  •  7 h 20 min

  1. JFK - MBJ

$259 - $1,814

Fly Newark to Montego Bay  •  7 h 49 min

  1. EWR - MBJ

$259 - $1,926

Fly Newark to Kingston  •  9 h 31 min

  1. EWR - KIN

$237 - $772

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Montego Bay  •  9 h 11 min

  1. PHL - MBJ

$350 - $827

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Jamaica?

Caribbean Airlines, JetBlue Airways and three other airlines fly from Manhattan to Kingston every 2 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Kingston via Miami
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,000
Flights from New York JFK to Montego Bay via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from New York JFK to Montego Bay via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from New York JFK to Montego Bay via Miami
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Newark to Montego Bay via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $3,700
Flights from Newark to Montego Bay via Miami
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $3,700
Flights from Newark to Kingston via Miami
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Montego Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Montego Bay via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Montego Bay via Miami
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Kingston
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Kingston via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Montego Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from New York JFK to Montego Bay via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from New York JFK to Montego Bay via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Newark to Montego Bay via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,800
Flights from Newark to Montego Bay via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,800
Flights from Newark to Kingston via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Kingston via Boston, Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Montego Bay via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Kingston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $4,400
Flights from New York JFK to Montego Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,400
Flights from New York JFK to Montego Bay via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,400
Flights from Newark to Montego Bay via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $6,000
Flights from Newark to Montego Bay via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $6,000
Flights from Newark to Kingston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Flights from Philadelphia to Montego Bay via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Montego Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,900
Flights from Newark to Montego Bay via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,900
Flights from Philadelphia to Montego Bay via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Montego Bay via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Montego Bay via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Montego Bay via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Caribbean Airlines
Website
caribbean-airlines.com
Flights from New York JFK to Kingston
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Flights from New York JFK to Montego Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Fly Jamaica
Website
fly-jamaica.com
Flights from New York JFK to Kingston
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Kingston via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Kingston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,100
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Manhattan and Jamaica is 2534 km.

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Jamaica is to fly which costs $250 - $2,000 and takes 7 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Jamaica is to fly which takes 7 h 20 min and costs $250 - $1,900.

It takes approximately 7 h 25 min to get from Manhattan to Jamaica, including transfers.