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There are 5 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fairfield University by train, subway, car, towncar or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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AirTrain, train  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Stamford to Fairfield Metro

$71 - $188

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Shuttle  •  1h 12m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to Fairfield University

$16 - $75

3 alternative options

Line 4 subway, train  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the line 4 subway from New Lots Av to 125 St 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Fairfield Metro New Haven

$19 - $36

Drive  •  1h 12m

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fairfield University 58.2 miles

$5 - $9

Towncar  •  1h 12m

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Fairfield University 58.2 miles

$16 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fairfield University is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fairfield University is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fairfield University. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Fairfield Metro via Jamaica, New York Penn Station and Stamford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 21m.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Fairfield University is 45 miles. The road distance is 58.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fairfield University without a car is to AirTrain and train which takes 3h 21m and costs $70 - $190.

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It takes approximately 3h 21m to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fairfield University, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fairfield University train services, operated by JFK Airtrain, depart from Terminal 4 station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fairfield University train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Fairfield Metro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fairfield University is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1h 12m to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fairfield University.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Fairfield University. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fairfield University.
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  • Distance: 45.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 21m

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Fairfield University, CT, USA?

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fairfield University via Jamaica, NY, Jamaica, Penn Station, New York Penn Station, Stamford Amtrak Station, Stamford, and Fairfield Metro in around 3h 21m.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Stamford to Fairfield Metro
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$14 - $16
Onboard
$12 - $17
At station
$7 - $13
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Fairfield Metro
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$13 - $15
Off-peak onboard
$19 - $21
Onboard
$19 - $27
At station
$16 - $20
Bus operators
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Fairfield University
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Fairfield University
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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