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There are 5 ways to get from Montclair to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by train, subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Watchung Avenue to New York Penn Station Montclair-Boonton Line
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica Port Jefferson / ...

$13 - $20

Cheapest option

Train, subway  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Watchung Avenue to New York Penn Station Montclair-Boonton Line
  2. Take the subway from 34 St - Penn Station to Howard Beach - JFK Airport A

$12 - $17

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Montclair to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 32.1 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Montclair to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 32.1 miles

$3 - $5

Towncar  •  38 min

  1. Take a town car from Montclair to New York JFK Airport 32.1 miles

$16 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Montclair to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montclair to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to taxi which costs $170 - $210 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Montclair to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Watchung Avenue and arriving at Terminal 4 via Penn Station and Jamaica, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

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The distance between Montclair and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 26 miles. The road distance is 32.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Montclair to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 28 min and costs $13 - $20.

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It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Montclair to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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

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Montclair 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 Montclair to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 32 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Montclair to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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There are 1558+ hotels available in New York JFK Airport (JFK). Prices start at $113 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Montclair to New York JFK Airport (JFK).
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  • Distance: 25.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 28 min

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

You can take a train from Montclair to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Jamaica, and Jamaica, NY in around 1 h 28 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from Montclair to New York JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Taxi from Montclair to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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