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There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Brooklyn Heights by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

AirTrain, subway  •  47 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Howard Beach, NY Howard Beach
  2. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to High St A

$8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Marcus Garvey Bl/Broadway B15
  2. Take the bus from Flushing Av/Humboldt St to Jay St/Tillary St B57

$5 - $14

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Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Brooklyn Heights 14.2 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Brooklyn Heights 14.2 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  19 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  19 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Brooklyn Heights 14.2 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Brooklyn Heights 14.2 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Brooklyn Heights is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Brooklyn Heights is to taxi which costs $75 - $95 and takes 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to Brooklyn Heights. However, there are services departing from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION and arriving at Jay St/Tillary St via Flushing Av/Humboldt St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Brooklyn Heights is 12 miles. The road distance is 14.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Brooklyn Heights without a car is to AirTrain and subway which takes 47 min and costs $8.

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It takes approximately 47 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Brooklyn Heights, including transfers.

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

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Brooklyn Heights bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Jay St/Tillary St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Brooklyn Heights is 14 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Brooklyn Heights.

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There are 1814+ hotels available in Brooklyn Heights. Prices start at $114 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Brooklyn Heights.
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  • Distance: 11.7 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

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

You can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Brooklyn Heights via Marcus Garvey Bl/Broadway and Flushing Av/Humboldt St in around 2 h 11 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Marcus Garvey Bl/Broadway
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Flushing Av/Humboldt St to Jay St/Tillary St
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Brooklyn Heights
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$30 - $45
UberX
$35 - $50
Car Seat
$45 - $60
UberXL
$55 - $75
Black
$70 - $95
Black SUV
$90 - $120
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Brooklyn Heights
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Brooklyn Heights
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Brooklyn Heights
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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