There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cold Spring Harbor by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain Jamaica
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Cold Spring Harbor Port Jefferson

$23 - $31

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Shuttle  •  37 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to Cold Spring Harbor

$16 - $75

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Bus  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Hillside Av/179 St Subway Q3
  2. Take the bus from Hillside Ave + 182nd St to Hicksville LIRR Station n22 / ...

$41 - $60

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cold Spring Harbor 33.8 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cold Spring Harbor 33.8 miles

$3 - $5

Towncar  •  37 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Cold Spring Harbor 33.8 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cold Spring Harbor is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cold Spring Harbor is to taxi which costs $180 - $220 and takes 37 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Cold Spring Harbor is 23 miles. The road distance is 33.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cold Spring Harbor without a car is to train which takes 1 h 17 min and costs $22 - $35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cold Spring Harbor, including transfers.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cold Spring Harbor is to train which takes 1 h 17 min and costs $22 - $35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $60 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cold Spring Harbor is 34 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cold Spring Harbor.

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The nearest airport to Cold Spring Harbor is White Plains (HPN) Airport which is 19 miles away. Other nearby airports include Islip (ISP) (19.7 miles), New York La Guardia (LGA) (22.9 miles), New York JFK (JFK) (23.3 miles) and Newark (EWR) (40 miles).

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There are 85+ hotels available in Cold Spring Harbor. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cold Spring Harbor.
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  • Distance: 23.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 17 min

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cold Spring Harbor via Jamaica AirTrain, Jamaica, and Cold Spring Harbor in around 1 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cold Spring Harbor via Hillside Av/179 St Subway, Hillside Ave + 182nd St, and Hicksville LIRR Station in around 2 h 34 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 Cold Spring Harbor
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Hillside Av/179 St Subway
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Hillside Ave + 182nd St to Hicksville LIRR Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cold Spring Harbor
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Cold Spring Harbor
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Cold Spring Harbor
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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