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There are 7 ways to get from Manhattan to Terminal 8 (Station) by subway, train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Subway, AirTrain

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
  2. Take the AirTrain from Jamaica, NY to Terminal 8

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from E 57 St/ 3 Av to Cross Bay Bl /Liberty Av
  2. Take the bus from Liberty Av/95 St to S Cargo Rd/Cargo Plz

Subway

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to Howard Beach-JFK Airport

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Terminal 8 (Station)

Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Terminal 8 (Station)

Shuttle

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

Towncar

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

Manhattan to Terminal 8 (Station) by subway and tram

The journey time between Manhattan and Terminal 8 (Station) is around 1h 25m and covers a distance of around 23 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 9 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 20m. Operated by MTA and JFK Airtrain, the Manhattan to Terminal 8 (Station) service departs from 86 St and arrives in Terminal 8. Typically 147 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 16m
Layover time:
9 min
Total time:
1h 25m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 20m
Journey distance:
23 miles
Services per week:
147
Cheapest price:
$9
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:04
Last service departs at:
23:53

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Terminal 8 (Station) subway and tram schedules

Subway services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Terminal 8 (Station) is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Terminal 8 (Station) is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Terminal 8 (Station). However, there are services departing from E 57 St/ 3 Av and arriving at S Cargo Rd/Cargo Plz via Liberty Av/95 St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Terminal 8 (Station). However, there are services departing from Lexington Av/53 St and arriving at Terminal 8 via Jamaica, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Terminal 8 (Station) is 13 miles. The road distance is 18 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Terminal 8 (Station) without a car is to subway and AirTrain which takes 35 min and costs $6 - $11.

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It takes approximately 35 min to get from Manhattan to Terminal 8 (Station), including transfers.

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Manhattan to Terminal 8 (Station) bus services, operated by MTA, depart from E 57 St/ 3 Av station.

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Manhattan to Terminal 8 (Station) train services, operated by MTA, depart from Lexington Av/53 St station.

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Manhattan to Terminal 8 (Station) bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at S Cargo Rd/Cargo Plz station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Terminal 8 (Station).
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  • Distance: 13.3 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Terminal 8 (Station), NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from 86 St to Howard Beach-JFK Airport hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 1h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to Terminal 8 (Station) via Cross Bay Bl /Liberty Av, Liberty Av/95 St, and S Cargo Rd/Cargo Plz in around 1h 35m.

Train 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
Subway from Lexington Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Subway from 86 St to Howard Beach-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
new.mta.info
Train from Jamaica, NY to Terminal 8
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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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 Cross Bay Bl /Liberty Av
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
mta.info
Standard Rider
$2 - $7
Seniors 65+ and disabled
$1 - $4
Bus from Liberty Av/95 St to S Cargo Rd/Cargo Plz
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
mta.info
Standard Rider
$2 - $7
Seniors 65+ and disabled
$1 - $4
Shuttles by Jayride

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Shuttle from Manhattan to New York JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Shuttle
$85 - $100
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Towncar from Manhattan to New York JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Private
$80 - $120
Taxi from Manhattan to Terminal 8 (Station)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Manhattan to Terminal 8 (Station) train services, operated by JFK Airtrain, arrive at Terminal 8 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Terminal 8 (Station) is 18 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Manhattan to Terminal 8 (Station).

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