There are 5 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Islip by train, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 34 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 New York JFK Airport to Central Islip

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  40 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Central Islip 39.4 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

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.

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

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Central Islip is 32 miles. The road distance is 39.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Islip, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Islip. However, there are services departing from JFK Terminal 4 and arriving at Central Islip via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Islip train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Ronkonkoma station.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Islip.
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  • Distance: 32.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

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 New York JFK Airport to Central Islip
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Central Islip
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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