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There are 9 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chinatown by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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

AirTrain, train, subway  •  55m

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Atlantic Terminal
  3. Take the subway from Atlantic Av - Barclays Ctr to Grand St B / ...

$11 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus, subway  •  1h 24m

  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 East Broadway F

$6 - $10

7 alternative options

Subway  •  58m

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

$8

Bus  •  1h 43m

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

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  21m

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

$80 - $100

Drive  •  21m

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

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  21m

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

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  21m

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

$16 - $75

Uber  •  21m

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

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chinatown is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 21m.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chinatown is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 and takes 21m.

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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 AirTrain and train and subway which takes 55m and costs $11 - $14.

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It takes approximately 55m 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 21m to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chinatown.

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There are 2067+ hotels available in Chinatown. Prices start at $99 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: 55m

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

MTA operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chinatown every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 1h 27m.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Atlantic Terminal
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
LIRR
MTA
Website
mta.info
Subway from Atlantic Av - Barclays Ctr to Grand St
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to Bowery
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Kew Gardens - Union Tpke to East Broadway
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Marcus Garvey Bl/Broadway
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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Car Seat
$45 - $60
UberX
$35 - $50
UberPool
$30 - $45
UberXL
$55 - $70
Black
$75 - $95
Black SUV
$95 - $120
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
21m
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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