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

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  •  2 h 24 min

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

$66 - $182

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Shuttle  •  1 h

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

$16 - $75

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from New Canaan to Stamford
  2. Take the bus from Stamford, Ct to New York, Ny
  3. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica

$22 - $46

Train, line 4 subway  •  3 h 19 min

  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

Taxi  •  1 h

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

$250 - $300

Drive  •  1 h

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

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  1 h

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

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

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, Penn Station and Jamaica, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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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 2 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min 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, depart from 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 1 h to drive from New Canaan to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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There are 1492+ hotels available in New York JFK Airport (JFK). Prices start at $120 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: 2 h 24 min

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, New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Jamaica, and Jamaica, NY in around 2 h 24 min.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from New Canaan to Stamford
Ave. Duration
17 min
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
Train from Stamford to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
57 min
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
Bus operators
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 New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Other operators
Taxi from New Canaan to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$250 - $300
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 203-334-2121
Norwalk Taxi & Car Service
Phone
+1 203-855-1764
Website
norwalktaxi.com
Maffei's Taxi Service
Phone
+1 203-792-0029
Danbury Taxi
Phone
+1 203-731-0022
Website
danburytaxict.com
A Cab Company
Phone
+1 203-792-8294
Website
acabcompany.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New Canaan to New York JFK Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New Canaan to New York JFK Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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