There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Elmhurst by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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AirTrain, train, line 7 subway  •  40 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Woodside
  3. Take the line 7 subway from Woodside - 61 St to 111 St 7

$9 - $11

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Bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd Q10
  2. Take the bus from 71 Av/Queens Bl to 101 St/31 Av Q23

$7 - $20

6 alternative options

Train, subway, bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to Forest Hills - 71 Av E
  3. Take the bus from 71 Av/Queens Bl to 101 St/31 Av Q23

$8 - $15

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Elmhurst 11.2 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Elmhurst 11.2 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  12 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  12 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to East Elmhurst 11.2 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Elmhurst 11.2 miles

$27 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to East Elmhurst. However, there are services departing from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station and arriving at 101 St/31 Av via Queens Bl/Union Tpk and 71 Av/Queens Bl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and East Elmhurst is 9 miles. The road distance is 11.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Elmhurst without a car is to AirTrain and train and line 7 subway which takes 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 40 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Elmhurst, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Elmhurst bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Elmhurst bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at 101 St/31 Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Elmhurst is 11 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Elmhurst.

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There are 1736+ hotels available in East Elmhurst. Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Elmhurst.
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  • Distance: 9.2 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

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

You can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Elmhurst via Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd, Queens Bl/Union Tpk, Queens Bl/108 St, and 71 Av/Queens Bl in around 1 h 29 min.

Train operators
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Woodside
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
New York City Transit (MTA)
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Rome2rio guide to
rome2rio.com
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from 71 Av/Queens Bl to 101 St/31 Av
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 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 East Elmhurst
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$27 - $35
UberX
$30 - $40
Car Seat
$35 - $50
UberXL
$45 - $60
Black
$60 - $75
Black SUV
$75 - $100
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Elmhurst
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to East Elmhurst
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to East Elmhurst
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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