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

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Train, line 116 bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Babylon / ...
  2. Take the line 116 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Roosevelt Ave At Edgar St 116

$9 - $16

Cheapest option

Subway, line 116 bus  •  2 h 1 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 - $13

3 alternative options

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 New York JFK Airport to Carteret 36.1 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Carteret is 24 miles. The road distance is 36.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Carteret without a car is to train and line 116 bus which takes 1 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Carteret, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Carteret is 36 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Carteret.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Carteret.
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  • Distance: 24 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

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

There is no direct connection from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Carteret. However, you can take the AirTrain to Jamaica, NY, take the walk to Jamaica, take the train to Penn Station, take the walk to Port Authority Bus Terminal, then take the line 116 bus to Roosevelt Ave At Edgar St. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Carteret via Howard Beach, NY, Howard Beach - JFK Airport, 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 2 h 1 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Roosevelt Ave At Edgar St
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington Ave At Pershing Ave
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 New York JFK Airport to Carteret
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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