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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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AirTrain, subway, train  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St E
  3. Take the train from Grand Central to Beacon

$22 - $38

Cheapest option

Towncar  •  1h 30m

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

$16 - $180

4 alternative options

Line 4 subway, train  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the line 4 subway from New Lots Av to 125 St 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Beacon Hudson

$20 - $38

Train, bus Coach USA  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Newburgh, NY
  3. Take the bus from Newburgh - 17K Bus Terminal to Beacon Train Station

$29 - $40

Train Amtrak, bus  •  4h 2m

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

$37 - $68

Drive  •  1h 30m

  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 1h 30m.

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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 1h 30m.

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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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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Beacon without a car is to AirTrain and subway and train which takes 2h 50m and costs $22 - $40.

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It takes approximately 2h 50m to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Beacon, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Beacon is 73 miles. It takes approximately 1h 30m to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Beacon.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Beacon. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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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: 2h 50m

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 AirTrain to Jamaica, NY, 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 3h 33m.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Beacon
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
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
1h 17m
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
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Newburgh, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
coachusa.com
Leprechaun Lines
Phone
+1 845-565-7900
Email
info@leprechaunlines.com
Website
leprechaunlines.com
Bus from Newburgh - 17K Bus Terminal to Beacon Train Station
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
leprechaunlines.com
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
49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
dutchessny.gov
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Beacon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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