There are 4 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Beacon by train, subway, 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.

Recommended option

Train, subway  •  2 h 47 min

  1. E

$22 - $38

Cheapest option

Towncar  •  1 h 30 min

  1. 73.4 miles

$16 - $180

2 alternative options

Line 4 subway, train  •  3 h 11 min

  1. 4 / ...
  2. Hudson

$20 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. 73.3 miles

$7 - $11

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

There is no direct connection from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Beacon. However, you can take the train to Jamaica AirTrain, take the walk to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport, take the subway to 5 Av/53 St, take the walk to Grand Central, then take the train to Beacon. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Beacon via New Lots Av/Ashford St, New Lots Av, 125 St, and Harlem-125th St. in around 3 h 11 min.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from JFK International Airport to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
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
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Beacon
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $16
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$21 - $29
At station
$18 - $22
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Terminal 4 to Beacon
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Beacon is 97 km. The road distance is 117 km.

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.

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

It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Beacon, including transfers.