There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fire Island by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Islip Montauk

$11 - $15

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Babylon Babylon / ...
  2. Take the bus from No Pick Ups to Islip Town Hall S40

$12 - $15

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Islip 36.8 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Islip 36.8 miles

$3 - $6

Shuttle  •  38 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  38 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Islip 36.8 miles

$16 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fire Island is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fire Island is to taxi which costs $190 - $240 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fire Island. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Islip via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Fire Island is 35 miles. The road distance is 36.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fire Island without a car is to train which takes 1 h 55 min and costs $10 - $15.

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It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fire Island, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fire Island train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Jamaica station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fire Island train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Islip station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fire Island is 37 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fire Island.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Fire Island. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fire Island.
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  • Distance: 34.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

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

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Islip every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 45 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Islip
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Babylon
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from No Pick Ups to Islip Town Hall
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Other operators
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Islip
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Islip
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Islip
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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