There are 5 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Islip by train, taxi, car, shuttle 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  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Central Islip Ronkonkoma

$11 - $17

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Islip 39.4 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Islip 39.4 miles

$3 - $6

Shuttle  •  40 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Terminal 4 to Central Islip

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  40 min

  1. Take a town car from Terminal 4 to Central Islip 39.4 miles

$16 - $180

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

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Islip hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 54 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Central Islip
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Islip
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Terminal 4 to Central Islip
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Terminal 4 to Central Islip
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Central Islip is 52 km. The road distance is 63 km.

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Islip is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 40 min.

The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Islip is to taxi which takes 40 min and costs $200 - $250.

No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Islip. However, there are services departing from JFK International Airport and arriving at Central Islip via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Islip, including transfers.