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

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Subway  •  58 min

  1. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to Bowery J / ...

$6 - $8

6 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Marcus Garvey Bl/Broadway B15

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chinatown 15 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chinatown 15 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  21 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  21 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Chinatown 15 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chinatown 15 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Chinatown is 12 miles. The road distance is 15 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chinatown without a car is to subway which takes 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chinatown, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chinatown is 15 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chinatown.

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There are 1796+ hotels available in Chinatown. Prices start at $117 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chinatown.
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  • Distance: 12.3 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

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

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chinatown every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Marcus Garvey Bl/Broadway
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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uber.com
UberPool
$35 - $50
UberX
$40 - $55
Car Seat
$45 - $65
UberXL
$60 - $75
Black
$75 - $100
Black SUV
$95 - $130
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Chinatown
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Chinatown
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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