There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Carteret by train, bus, subway, taxi, 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, line 116 bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from JFK International Airport to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the line 116 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington Ave At Pershing Ave 116

$11 - $18

Cheapest option

Subway, line 116 bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal A
  2. Take the line 116 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington Ave At Pershing Ave 116

$8 - $15

4 alternative options

Bus, line 116 bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK Airport to W 42 St/8 Av JFK - Manhattan
  2. Take the line 116 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington Ave At Pershing Ave 116

$20 - $25

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Carteret 36.1 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Carteret 36.1 miles

$3 - $6

Towncar  •  42 min

  1. Take a town car from Terminal 4 to Carteret 36.2 miles

$16 - $180

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Carteret, NJ, USA?

You can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Carteret via W 42 St/8 Av and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 2 h 15 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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Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Carteret
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Terminal 4 to Carteret
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Carteret?

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Carteret is 38 km. The road distance is 58 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Carteret?

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Carteret is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 42 min.

What is the fastest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Carteret?

The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Carteret is to taxi which takes 42 min and costs $190 - $230.

Is there a direct bus between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Carteret?

No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Carteret. However, there are services departing from JFK Airport and arriving at Washington Ave At Pershing Ave via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Carteret?

It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Carteret, including transfers.