There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dobbs Ferry 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, line 7 subway  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Woodside
  3. Take the line 7 subway from Woodside - 61 St to Grand Central - 42 St 7 / ...
  4. Take the train from Grand Central to Dobbs Ferry

$19 - $30

Cheapest option

Subway, line 1 bus  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 168 St A
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Broadway @ W 242Nd St to Cedar St @ Main St 1

$11 - $19

5 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Hillside Av/179 St Subway Q3
  2. Take the bus from Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl to White Plains, NY Patchogue-Binghamton / ...

$19 - $40

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dobbs Ferry 31.3 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dobbs Ferry 31.3 miles

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  39 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  39 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Dobbs Ferry 31.3 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dobbs Ferry is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dobbs Ferry is to taxi which costs $160 - $200 and takes 39 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Dobbs Ferry is 26 miles. The road distance is 31.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dobbs Ferry, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to Dobbs Ferry. However, there are services departing from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION and arriving at Ashford Ave @ Bellewood Ave via Hillside Av/180 St, Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl and White Plains Bus Terminal Lane F. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dobbs Ferry without a car is to train and line 7 subway which takes 1 h 51 min and costs $19 - $30.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dobbs Ferry.
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  • Distance: 26.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 51 min

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

You can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dobbs Ferry via Hillside Av/179 St Subway, Hillside Av/180 St, Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, White Plains, NY, and White Plains Bus Terminal Lane F in around 3 h 27 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
Rome2rio guide to
rome2rio.com
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Woodside
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Dobbs Ferry
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$14 - $16
Onboard
$12 - $17
At station
$8 - $13
Bus operators
Westchester County Bee-Line System
Phone
+1 914 995-2000
Website
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from Broadway @ W 242Nd St to Cedar St @ Main St
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
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
Coach USA
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Queens Village, NY to White Plains, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Other operators
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dobbs Ferry
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Dobbs Ferry
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Dobbs Ferry
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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