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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Long Beach / ...

$9 - $11

Cheapest option

Subway  •  1 h 14 min

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

$6 - $8

5 alternative options

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

Shuttle  •  25 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  25 min

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

$16 - $180

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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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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It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chelsea Piers, including transfers.

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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 JFK Terminal 4 and arriving at Penn Station via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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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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  • Distance: 13.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 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 AirTrain, Jamaica, and Penn Station in around 1 h 5 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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $55
Car Seat
$55 - $70
UberX
$45 - $60
UberXL
$70 - $90
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
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Chelsea Piers
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Chelsea Piers
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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