There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Beacon by train, subway, bus, car 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 7 subway  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Woodside
  3. Take the line 7 subway from Woodside - 61 St to Grand Central - 42 St 7 / ...
  4. Take the train from Grand Central to Beacon

$25 - $43

Cheapest option

Towncar  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Beacon 73.3 miles

$16 - $180

4 alternative options

Line 4 subway, train  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 4 subway from New Lots Av to Grand Central - 42 St 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Beacon Hudson

$20 - $40

Train, bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Beacon - Beacon Post Office B

$35 - $68

Bus  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from JKF Terminal 4 to New York Westbound New York / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ridgewood, NJ - Park and Ride to Newburgh, NY 734 / ...

$36 - $120

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Beacon 73.3 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Beacon is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Beacon is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Beacon is 61 miles. The road distance is 73.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Beacon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Beacon station. However, there are services departing from JKF Terminal 4 and arriving at Beacon Train Station via New York, Ny, Ridgewood, NJ - Park and Ride and Newburgh - 17K Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 44 min.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Beacon bus services, operated by Trans-bridge Lines, arrive at Allentown station.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Beacon.
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  • Distance: 60.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

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

You can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Beacon via New York, New York, Ny, Ridgewood, NJ -, Ridgewood, NJ - Park and Ride, Newburgh, NY, and Newburgh - 17K Bus Terminal in around 4 h 44 min.

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 Woodside
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Beacon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $17
Off-peak onboard
$21 - $23
Onboard
$22 - $30
At station
$19 - $23
Bus operators
Dutchess County Goverment, NY
Phone
(845) 473-8424
Website
co.dutchess.ny.us
Bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Beacon - Beacon Post Office
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
dutchessny.gov
Trans-bridge Lines
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Beacon
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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