There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line) by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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AirTrain, subway  •  20 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY Jamaica
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to Forest Hills - 71 Av E

$6

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Bus  •  50 min

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

$5 - $14

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Train  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Forest Hills Babylon / ...

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line) 7.7 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  9 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line) 7.7 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  9 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line)

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  9 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line) 7.7 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  9 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line) 7.7 miles

$18 - $24

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line). However, there are services departing from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station and arriving at Queens Bl/108 St via Queens Bl/Union Tpk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line). However, there are services departing from JFK Terminal 4 and arriving at Forest Hills via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line) is 6 miles. The road distance is 7.7 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line) without a car is to AirTrain and subway which takes 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 20 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line), including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line) bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line) train services, operated by JFK Airtrain, depart from JFK Terminal 4 station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line) is to train which takes 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 50 min.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line) bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line) train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Forest Hills station.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line).
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  • Distance: 6.2 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line), NY, USA?

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line) via Jamaica AirTrain, Jamaica, and Forest Hills in around 44 min. Alternatively, New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line) 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 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Forest Hills
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
mta.info
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–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $24
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uber.com
UberPool
$18 - $24
UberX
$20 - $27
Car Seat
$29 - $40
UberXL
$30 - $40
Black
$45 - $60
Black SUV
$60 - $75
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line)
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line)
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line) is 8 miles. It takes approximately 9 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line).

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