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

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Subway, AirTrain  •  43m

  1. Take the subway from 5 Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport E
  2. Take the AirTrain from Jamaica, NY to Terminal 4 Jamaica

$8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1h 28m

  1. Take the bus from E 57 St/3 Av to Queens Bl/78 Av X63 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd to JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION Q10

$5 - $14

6 alternative options

Subway  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the subway from 81 St - Museum of Natural History to Howard Beach - JFK Airport A

$8

Taxi  •  23m

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 18.2 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  23m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 18.2 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  23m

  1. Take a town car from Manhattan to New York JFK Airport 18.2 miles

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  23m

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

$16 - $75

Uber  •  23m

  1. Take an Uber from Manhattan to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 18.2 miles

$50 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to New York JFK Airport (JFK) station. However, there are services departing from E 57 St/3 Av and arriving at JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION via Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 28m.

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The distance between Manhattan and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 14 miles. The road distance is 18.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to subway and AirTrain which takes 43m and costs $8.

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It takes approximately 43m to get from Manhattan to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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Manhattan to New York JFK Airport (JFK) bus services, operated by MTA, depart from E 57 St/3 Av station.

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Manhattan to New York JFK Airport (JFK) bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 18 miles. It takes approximately 23m to drive from Manhattan to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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There are 1814+ hotels available in New York JFK Airport (JFK). Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to New York JFK Airport (JFK).
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  • Distance: 13.7 miles
  • Duration: 43m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA?

You can take a bus from Manhattan to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via Queens Bl/78 Av and Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd in around 1h 28m.

Train operators
MTA
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Jamaica, NY to Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from E 57 St/3 Av to Queens Bl/78 Av
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd to JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from Manhattan to New York JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from Manhattan to New York JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manhattan to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$50 - $70
Car Seat
$60 - $80
UberX
$55 - $70
UberXL
$75 - $95
Black
$95 - $120
Black SUV
$140 - $180
Taxi from Manhattan to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
23m
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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