There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Park Zoo by train, subway, bus, 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, subway  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain Jamaica
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St E

$6 - $8

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Bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd Q10
  2. Take the bus from Queens Blvd/ 78 Av to E 57 St/Park Av X63 / ...

$5 - $14

6 alternative options

Bus, subway  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd Q10
  2. Take the subway from Kew Gardens - Union Tpke to Lexington Av/63 St F

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Park Zoo 17.3 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Park Zoo 17.3 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  22 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  22 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Central Park Zoo 17.3 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Park Zoo 17.3 miles

$40 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to Central Park Zoo. However, there are services departing from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station and arriving at E 57 St/Park Av via Queens Blvd/ 78 Av. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Central Park Zoo is 13 miles. The road distance is 17.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Park Zoo without a car is to train and subway which takes 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Park Zoo, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Park Zoo bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Park Zoo bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at E 57 St/Park Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Park Zoo is 17 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Park Zoo.

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There are 1796+ hotels available in Central Park Zoo. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Park Zoo.
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  • Distance: 13.1 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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

You can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Park Zoo via Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd, Queens Blvd/ 78 Av, and E 57 St/Park Av in around 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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New York City Transit (MTA)
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Queens Blvd/ 78 Av to E 57 St/Park Av
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Park Zoo
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $55
UberX
$45 - $60
Car Seat
$55 - $70
UberXL
$65 - $90
Black
$85 - $110
Black SUV
$110 - $140
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Central Park Zoo
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Central Park Zoo
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Central Park Zoo
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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