Travel from New-York-JFK-Airport-JFK to Empire-State-Building

Bus or train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Empire State Building?

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Empire State Building via Jamaica and Penn Station in around 47 min. Alternatively, NYC Airporter operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Empire State Building every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 1 h.

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How to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Empire State Building

ModeDurationPrice
From Terminal 4 AirTrain to Jamaica, train to Penn Station, then walk to Empire State Building.47 min$7
From JFK Airport bus to Grand Central Terminal then walk to Empire State Building.1 h 11 min$18
From Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station bus to Kew Gardens - Union Tpke, subway to 34 St - Herald Sq, then walk to Empire State Building.1 h 16 min$9
From JFK Airport bus to Penn Station then walk to Empire State Building.1 h 38 min$18
From New York JFK Airport (JFK) taxi to Empire State Building.21 min$110
From New York JFK Airport (JFK) drive to Empire State Building.21 min$2
From Terminal 4 shuttle to Empire State Building.21 min$31
From Terminal 4 towncar to Empire State Building.21 min$85
From New York JFK Airport (JFK) Uber to Empire State Building.21 min$49

How long does it take to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Empire State Building?

It takes approximately 47 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Empire State Building, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Empire State Building?

No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Empire State Building. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Penn Station via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 min.

Is there a direct bus between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Empire State Building?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from JFK Airport and arriving at Grand Central Terminal. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

Operators from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Empire State Building

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Port Authority NYNJPort Authority NYNJ
Long Island Rail RoadLong Island Rail Road
NYC Airporter+1 718-777-5111NYC Airporter
New York City Transit (MTA)New York City Transit (MTA)
JayrideJayride
Uber New York CityUber New York City