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

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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Train  •  2h 24m

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica Port Jefferson / ...

$68 - $184

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  1h

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

$16 - $75

5 alternative options

Train, line 4 subway  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the train from Stamford to Harlem-125th St. New Haven / ...
  2. Take the line 4 subway from 125 St to New Lots Av 4

$19 - $44

Train, bus  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from New Canaan to Stamford
  2. Take the bus from Stamford Transportation Ctr Bay A and N State St to New St and White Plains Trans Ctr Ln Ctr 971
  3. Take the bus from White Plains, NY to Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl 495
  4. Take the bus from Hillside Av/Springfield Bl to Hillside Av/179 St Subway Q43 / ...
  5. Take the bus from Hillside Av/178 St to Jfk/Terminal 5-6 Q3

$20 - $64

Taxi  •  1h

  1. Take a taxi from New Canaan to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 47.9 miles

$250 - $300

Drive  •  1h

  1. Drive from New Canaan to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 47.9 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  1h

  1. Take a town car from New Canaan to New York JFK Airport 47.9 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Canaan to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 1h.

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The quickest way to get from New Canaan to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to taxi which costs $250 - $300 and takes 1h.

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No, there is no direct train from New Canaan to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from New Canaan and arriving at Terminal 4 via Stamford Amtrak Station, Penn Station and Jamaica, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 24m.

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The distance between New Canaan and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 38 miles. The road distance is 47.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New Canaan to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to train which takes 2h 24m and costs $65 - $190.

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It takes approximately 2h 24m to get from New Canaan to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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New Canaan to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Stamford Amtrak Station.

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New Canaan 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 New Canaan to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 48 miles. It takes approximately 1h to drive from New Canaan to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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There are 1696+ hotels available in New York JFK Airport (JFK). Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New Canaan to New York JFK Airport (JFK).
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  • Distance: 38 miles
  • Duration: 2h 24m

What companies run services between New Canaan, CT, USA and New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA?

You can take a train from New Canaan to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via Stamford, Stamford Amtrak Station, New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Jamaica, and Jamaica, NY in around 2h 24m.

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 Stamford Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Stamford to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$16 - $18
Onboard
$14 - $21
At station
$10 - $15
Train from New Canaan to Stamford
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$6 - $8
Off-peak onboard
$12 - $14
Onboard
$9 - $13
At station
$4 - $10
Bus operators
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Stamford Transportation Ctr Bay A and N State St to New St and White Plains Trans Ctr Ln Ctr
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
buypasses.storesecured.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Stamford, Ct to White Plains, Ny
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $18
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from White Plains, NY to Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from White Plains, NY to Queens Village, NY
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Book at
trailwaysny.com
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Hillside Av/Springfield Bl to Hillside Av/179 St Subway
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Hillside Av/178 St to Jfk/Terminal 5-6
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from New Canaan to New York JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from New Canaan to New York JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Taxi from New Canaan to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
1h
Estimated price
$250 - $300

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