There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Babylon by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Babylon Babylon / ...

$10 - $13

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Bus  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Hillside Av/179 St Subway Q3
  2. Take the bus from Hillside Ave & 178 St. to Hempstead Transit Center n6 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Park Ave & N Carll Rd n72

$9 - $12

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Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Babylon 29.4 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Babylon 29.4 miles

$2 - $5

Shuttle  •  32 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to Babylon

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  32 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Babylon 29.4 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Babylon is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Babylon is to taxi which costs $150 - $190 and takes 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to Babylon. However, there are services departing from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION and arriving at Park Ave & N Carll Rd via Hillside Ave & 178 St. and Hempstead Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Babylon. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Babylon via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Babylon is 24 miles. The road distance is 29.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Babylon without a car is to train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs $9 - $13.

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It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Babylon, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Babylon bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Babylon.
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  • Distance: 24.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 24 min

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

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Babylon hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Babylon via Hillside Av/179 St Subway, Hillside Ave & 178 St., and Hempstead Transit Center in around 3 h 17 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Babylon
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Hillside Av/179 St Subway
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Hillside Ave & 178 St. to Hempstead Transit Center
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Park Ave & N Carll Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Babylon
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Babylon
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Babylon
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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