There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 79th Street Boat Basin by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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AirTrain, train, line 1 subway  •  56 min

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

$10 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus, line 3 subway  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to New Lots Av/Ashford St B15
  2. Take the line 3 subway from New Lots Av to 72 St 3 / ...

$6 - $10

6 alternative options

Subway  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 81 St - Museum of Natural History A

$6

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 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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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 79th Street Boat Basin without a car is to AirTrain and train and line 1 subway which takes 56 min and costs .

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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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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 79th Street Boat Basin is 19 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 79th Street Boat Basin.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 79th Street Boat Basin.
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  • Distance: 14.5 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

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 AirTrain to Jamaica, NY, 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 a vehicle from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 79th Street Boat Basin via New Lots Av/Ashford St, New Lots Av, and 72 St in around 1 h 43 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 79 St
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from New Lots Av to 72 St
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 81 St - Museum of Natural History
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to New Lots Av/Ashford St
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
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
UberPool
$45 - $60
UberX
$50 - $65
Car Seat
$60 - $75
UberXL
$75 - $95
Black
$95 - $120
Black 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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