There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dream Downtown, New York by train, subway, 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

AirTrain, train  •  54 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 8 to Jamaica, NY Jamaica
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Babylon / ...

$7 - $9

Cheapest option

AirTrain, subway  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Howard Beach, NY Howard Beach
  2. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 14 St A

$6

6 alternative options

Subway  •  57 min

  1. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 14 St E

$8

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dream Downtown, New York 18.9 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dream Downtown, New York 18.9 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  25 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to Dream Downtown, New York

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  25 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Dream Downtown, New York 18.9 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  25 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dream Downtown, New York 18.9 miles

$45 - $60

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dream Downtown, New York station. However, there are services departing from Terminal 8 and arriving at Penn Station via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Dream Downtown, New York is 13 miles. The road distance is 18.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dream Downtown, New York without a car is to AirTrain and train which takes 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dream Downtown, New York, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dream Downtown, New York train services, operated by PATH, depart from Terminal 8 station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dream Downtown, New York train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dream Downtown, New York is 19 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dream Downtown, New York.

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  • Distance: 13.5 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dream Downtown, New York via Jamaica, NY, Jamaica, and Penn Station in around 54 min.

Train operators
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Terminal 8 to Jamaica, NY
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from Terminal 4 to Howard Beach, NY
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dream Downtown, New York
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$45 - $60
UberX
$50 - $65
Car Seat
$60 - $75
UberXL
$75 - $95
Black
$95 - $120
Black SUV
$120 - $150
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Dream Downtown, New York
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 New York JFK Airport to Dream Downtown, New York
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Dream Downtown, New York
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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