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There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 52nd Street by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

AirTrain, subway  •  39 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY Jamaica
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to Lexington Av/53 St E

$8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd Q10
  2. Take the bus from Queens Blvd/ 78 Av to 3 Av/E 55 St X63 / ...

$5 - $14

6 alternative options

Train, subway  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to Lexington Av/53 St E

$8

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 52nd Street 17 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 52nd Street 17 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to 52nd Street

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  21 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to 52nd Street 17 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 52nd Street 17 miles

$40 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 52nd Street is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 52nd Street is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to 52nd Street. However, there are services departing from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station and arriving at 3 Av/E 55 St via Queens Blvd/ 78 Av. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and 52nd Street is 13 miles. The road distance is 17 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 52nd Street without a car is to AirTrain and subway which takes 39 min and costs $8.

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It takes approximately 39 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 52nd Street, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 52nd Street bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 52nd Street bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at 3 Av/E 55 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 52nd Street is 17 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 52nd Street.

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There are 1830+ hotels available in 52nd Street. Prices start at $113 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 52nd Street.
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  • Distance: 12.6 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and 52nd Street, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 52nd Street via Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd, Queens Blvd/ 78 Av, and 3 Av/E 55 St in around 1 h 54 min.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Queens Blvd/ 78 Av to 3 Av/E 55 St
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 52nd Street
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $55
UberX
$45 - $60
Car Seat
$55 - $70
UberXL
$65 - $85
Black
$85 - $110
Black SUV
$110 - $140
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 52nd Street
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to 52nd Street
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to 52nd Street
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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