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

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Train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Central Islip Ronkonkoma

$13 - $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

Towncar  •  40 min

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

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  40 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to Central Islip

$16 - $75

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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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Islip. However, there are services departing from Terminal 8 and arriving at Central Islip via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 25 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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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Islip without a car is to train which takes 1 h 25 min and costs $13 - $17.

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Islip, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Islip train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Jamaica station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Islip is 39 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Islip.

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There are 50+ hotels available in Central Islip. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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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 25 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
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Central Islip
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
LIRR
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
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Central Islip
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Central Islip
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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