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There are 4 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.

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Fly New York JFK to Kingston  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Kingston (KIN) JFK - KIN

$200 - $1,310

3 alternative options

Fly New York JFK to Montego Bay  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Montego Bay (MBJ) JFK - MBJ

$265 - $1,818

Fly Newark to Montego Bay  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Montego Bay (MBJ) EWR - MBJ

$264 - $1,927

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Montego Bay  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Montego Bay (MBJ) PHL - MBJ

$352 - $830

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Jamaica is to fly which costs $260 - $2,000 and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Jamaica is to fly which costs $260 - $1,900 and takes 7 h 23 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Jamaica is 1584 miles.

It takes approximately 7 h 27 min to get from Manhattan to Jamaica, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Kingston Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 50 min.

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Caribbean Airlines, Fly Jamaica, Copa Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Kingston Airport.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Jamaica. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Newark Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs $17.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Jamaica.
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  • Distance: 1583.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 27 min

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

Caribbean Airlines, JetBlue Airways and four other airlines fly from Manhattan to Kingston every 3 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Kingston via Miami
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,000
Flights from New York JFK to Montego Bay via Miami
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from New York JFK to Montego Bay via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Newark to Montego Bay via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $3,700
Flights from Newark to Montego Bay via Miami
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $3,700
Flights from Philadelphia to Montego Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Montego Bay via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Montego Bay via Miami
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Kingston
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $4,400
Flights from New York JFK to Kingston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $4,400
Flights from New York JFK to Montego Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,400
Flights from New York JFK to Montego Bay via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,400
Flights from New York JFK to Montego Bay via Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$650 - $3,400
Flights from Newark to Montego Bay via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $6,000
Flights from Newark to Montego Bay via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $6,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Montego Bay via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Montego Bay via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Kingston
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Kingston via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Montego Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from New York JFK to Montego Bay via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from New York JFK to Montego Bay via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Newark to Montego Bay via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,800
Flights from Newark to Montego Bay via Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,800
Flights from Philadelphia to Montego Bay via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York JFK to Kingston via Panama City
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,200
Flights from Newark to Montego Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,900
Flights from Newark to Montego Bay via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,900
Flights from Philadelphia to Montego Bay via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Montego Bay via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Montego Bay via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Montego Bay via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Montego Bay via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Friday
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
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Kingston via Panama City
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,200
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Montego Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210

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