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There are 5 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Beacon by train, subway, bus, car or towncar

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AirTrain, subway, train  •  2 h 47 min

  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

$20 - $36

Cheapest option

Towncar  •  1 h 30 min

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

$16 - $180

3 alternative options

Line 4 subway, train  •  3 h 30 min

  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  •  4 h 6 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 - $66

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

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

$7 - $11

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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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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 2 h 47 min and costs $19 - $40.

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min 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 1 h 30 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Beacon.

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There are 61+ hotels available in Beacon. Prices start at $92 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: 2 h 47 min

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 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
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
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $120
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
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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