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There are 7 ways to get from Metuchen to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Train  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Metuchen to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica Port Jefferson / ...

$15 - $21

Cheapest option

Train, subway  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Metuchen to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the subway from 34 St - Penn Station to Howard Beach - JFK Airport A

$14 - $18

5 alternative options

Line 810 bus, bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 810 bus from Main St At Woodbridge Ave, Rail Station to George St At Albany St 810
  2. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT

$16 - $34

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Metuchen to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 42.1 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Metuchen to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 42.1 miles

$4 - $6

Towncar  •  50 min

  1. Take a town car from Metuchen to New York JFK Airport 42.1 miles

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  50 min

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

$16 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Metuchen to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Metuchen to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to taxi which costs $220 - $270 and takes 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Metuchen to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Metuchen and arriving at Terminal 4 via Penn Station and Jamaica, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 37 min.

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The distance between Metuchen and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 31 miles. The road distance is 42.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Metuchen to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs $15 - $22.

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Metuchen to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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Metuchen to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Metuchen station.

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The best way to get from Metuchen to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs $15 - $22. Alternatively, you can line 810 bus and bus, which costs $15 - $35 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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Metuchen to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Jamaica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Metuchen to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 42 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Metuchen to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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  • Distance: 31.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

What companies run services between Metuchen, NJ, USA and New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA?

You can take a train from Metuchen to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Jamaica, and Jamaica, NY in around 1 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Metuchen to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via George St At Albany St, New Brunswick Downtown, New York Port Authority, Penn Station, Jamaica, and Jamaica, NY in around 2 h 38 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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Taxi from Metuchen to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Edison Taxi
Phone
+1 732-201-5555
Website
edisontaxi.com
Five Star Taxi
Phone
+1 732-339-3046
Jayride
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Metuchen to New York JFK Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Shuttle from Metuchen to New York JFK Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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