There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Harlem 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 2 subway  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the line 2 subway from 34 St - Penn Station to Central Park North 2 / ...

$12 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus, line 3 subway  •  1 h 32 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

5 alternative options

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

$45 - $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 takes 22 min and costs $95 - $120.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and East Harlem is 21 km. The road distance is 29 km.

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It takes approximately 50 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Harlem, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Harlem. However, you can take the train to Jamaica AirTrain, take the walk to Jamaica, take the train to Penn Station, take the walk to 34 St - Penn Station, then take the line 2 subway to Central Park North. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to East Harlem via New Lots Av/Ashford St and New Lots Av in around 1 h 32 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 Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 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
29 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 Harlem
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$45 - $60
uberX
$45 - $65
uberX + Car Seat
$55 - $75
uberXL
$70 - $90
UberBLACK
$90 - $120
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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