There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 79th Street Boat Basin by train, 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, line 1 subway  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the line 1 subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 79 St 1 / ...

$12 - $14

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 79th Street Boat Basin 19.1 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 79th Street Boat Basin 19.1 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  25 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to 79th Street Boat Basin

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  25 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to 79th Street Boat Basin 19.1 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  25 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 79th Street Boat Basin 19.1 miles

$45 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 79th Street Boat Basin is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 79th Street Boat Basin is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 25 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and 79th Street Boat Basin is 15 miles. The road distance is 19.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 56 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 79th Street Boat Basin, including transfers.

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What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and 79th Street Boat Basin, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 79th Street Boat Basin. However, you can take the train to Jamaica AirTrain, take the walk to Jamaica, take the train to Penn Station, take the walk to 34 St - Penn Station, take the line 1 subway to 79 St, then take the walk to 79th Street Boat Basin. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to 79th Street Boat Basin.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 79th Street Boat Basin
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$45 - $60
uberX
$50 - $65
uberX + Car Seat
$55 - $75
uberXL
$75 - $95
UberBLACK
$95 - $120
SUV
$120 - $150
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 79th Street Boat Basin
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to 79th Street Boat Basin
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to 79th Street Boat Basin
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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