There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway) by train, subway, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

AirTrain, subway  •  51 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY Jamaica
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 7 Av E

$6

6 alternative options

Subway  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 59 St - Columbus Circle A

$6

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway) 17.5 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway) 17.5 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  22 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway)

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  22 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway) 17.5 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway) 17.5 miles

$40 - $55

Questions & Answers

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway) is 14 miles. The road distance is 17.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway) without a car is to AirTrain and subway which takes 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 51 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway) is 18 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway).

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There are 1791+ hotels available in 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway). Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway).
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  • Distance: 13.6 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway), NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway). However, you can take the AirTrain to Jamaica, NY, take the walk to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport, take the subway to 7 Av, then take the walk to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway). Alternatively, New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway) every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $55
UberX
$45 - $60
Car Seat
$55 - $70
UberXL
$70 - $90
Black
$85 - $110
Black SUV
$110 - $140
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway)
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to 59th Street–Columbus Circle (New York City Subway)
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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