There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chelsea Piers 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  •  1 h 4 min

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

$9 - $11

Cheapest option

Subway  •  1 h 15 min

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

$6 - $8

6 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from JKF Terminal 4 to New York

$9 - $13

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 Terminal 4 to Chelsea Piers

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  25 min

  1. Take a town car from Terminal 4 to Chelsea Piers 19.3 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  25 min

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

$40 - $60

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 4 min. Alternatively, Trans-bridge Lines operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chelsea Piers every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from JFK International Airport to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
10 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
Bus operators
Trans-bridge Lines
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 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$40 - $60
uberX + Car Seat
$60 - $80
uberX
$50 - $65
uberXL
$70 - $90
UberBLACK
$90 - $120
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 Terminal 4 to Chelsea Piers
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Terminal 4 to Chelsea Piers
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Chelsea Piers is 22 km. The road distance is 31 km.

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.

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

No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chelsea Piers. However, there are services departing from JFK International Airport and arriving at Penn Station via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from JKF Terminal 4 and arriving at New York. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chelsea Piers, including transfers.