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There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chelsea Piers by train, subway, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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AirTrain, train  •  57 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 8 to Jamaica, NY Jamaica
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Long Beach / ...

$9 - $11

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Subway  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 14 St A

$8

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Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chelsea Piers 19.2 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chelsea Piers 19.2 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  25 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Chelsea Piers 19.2 miles

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  25 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to Chelsea Piers

$16 - $75

Uber  •  25 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chelsea Piers 19.2 miles

$40 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chelsea Piers is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chelsea Piers is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chelsea Piers station. However, there are services departing from Terminal 8 and arriving at Penn Station via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 57 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Chelsea Piers is 14 miles. The road distance is 19.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chelsea Piers without a car is to AirTrain and train which takes 57 min and costs $9 - $11.

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chelsea Piers, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chelsea Piers train services, operated by JFK Airtrain, depart from Terminal 8 station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chelsea Piers train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chelsea Piers is 19 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chelsea Piers.

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There are 1832+ hotels available in Chelsea Piers. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chelsea Piers.
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  • Distance: 13.9 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chelsea Piers via Jamaica, NY, Jamaica, and Penn Station in around 57 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chelsea Piers
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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uber.com
Car Seat
$55 - $70
UberX
$45 - $60
UberPool
$40 - $55
UberXL
$65 - $85
Black
$90 - $120
Black SUV
$110 - $150
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chelsea Piers
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Chelsea Piers
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Chelsea Piers
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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