There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle, towncar or foot

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  •  11 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain

$5

Cheapest option

Bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd Q10

$2 - $7

6 alternative options

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills 8.3 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills 8.3 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  11 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  11 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Forest Hills 8.3 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  11 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills 8.3 miles

$25 - $35

Walk  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Walk from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills 8.6 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills is to train which takes 11 min and costs $5.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Forest Hills is 10 km. The road distance is 13 km.

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The train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain takes 11 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station and arriving at Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from JFK Terminal 4 and arriving at Jamaica AirTrain. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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

JFK Airtrain operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 11 min. Alternatively, New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 42 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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Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
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
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$25 - $35
uberX
$27 - $40
uberX + Car Seat
$35 - $50
uberXL
$35 - $50
UberBLACK
$45 - $60
SUV
$60 - $80
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Forest Hills
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Forest Hills
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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