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There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

AirTrain, train, subway  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the subway from 34 St - Herald Sq to 96 St Q

$12 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus, line 4 subway  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to New Lots Av/Ashford St B15
  2. Take the line 4 subway from New Lots Av to 96 St 4

$6 - $10

6 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av to Main St/60 Av Q44-Sbs
  2. Take the bus from JFK Airport Connection to 3 Av & E 86 St Montauk-Westbound / ...

$27 - $72

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) 19.1 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) 19.1 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  22 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) 19.1 miles

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  22 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)

$16 - $75

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) 19.1 miles

$40 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 22 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) is 13 miles. The road distance is 19.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) without a car is to AirTrain and train and subway which takes 1 h 3 min and costs $12 - $14.

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It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) is 19 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line).

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There are 1956+ hotels available in 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line). Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line).
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  • Distance: 13.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 3 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line), NY, USA?

You can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) via Jamaica, NY, Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av, JFK Airport Connection, and 3 Av & E 86 St in around 1 h 47 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
Rome2rio guide to
rome2rio.com
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av to Main St/60 Av
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to New Lots Av/Ashford St
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from JFK Airport Connection to 3 Av & E 86 St
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Online
$20 - $29
Onboard
$24 - $35
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from Airport Connection-Westbound to 86th Street - Manhattan
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
Car Seat
$55 - $70
UberX
$45 - $60
UberPool
$40 - $55
UberXL
$65 - $85
Black
$90 - $120
Black SUV
$110 - $140
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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