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

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Train, line 2 subway  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Babylon / ...
  2. Take the line 2 subway from 34 St - Penn Station to Central Park North 2 / ...

$10 - $12

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Bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd Q10
  2. Take the bus from Queens Blvd/ 78 Av to 3 Av/E 55 St X63 / ...

$5 - $14

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Bus, line 3 subway  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to New Lots Av/Ashford St B15
  2. Take the line 3 subway from New Lots Av to Central Park North 2 / ...

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Harlem 18.3 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Harlem 18.3 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  22 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  22 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to East Harlem 18.3 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Harlem 18.3 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Harlem is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Harlem is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to East Harlem. However, there are services departing from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station and arriving at 3 Av/E 55 St via Queens Blvd/ 78 Av. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and East Harlem is 13 miles. The road distance is 18.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Harlem without a car is to train and line 2 subway which takes 51 min and costs $9 - $12.

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It takes approximately 51 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Harlem, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Harlem 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 Harlem bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at 3 Av/E 55 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Harlem is 18 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Harlem.

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There are 1765+ hotels available in East Harlem. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Harlem.
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  • Distance: 13.4 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

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

You can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Harlem via Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd and Queens Blvd/ 78 Av in around 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
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
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to New Lots Av/Ashford St
Ave. Duration
31 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
Bus from Queens Blvd/ 78 Av to 3 Av/E 55 St
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Harlem
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $60
UberX
$45 - $65
Car Seat
$55 - $75
UberXL
$70 - $95
Black
$90 - $120
Black SUV
$110 - $150
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Harlem
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to East Harlem
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to East Harlem
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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