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Recommended option

Train, subway, bus, line 186 bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. A
  2. Bx7
  3. 171 / ...

$15 - $23

Cheapest option

Subway, line 158 bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. A
  2. 156 / ...

$7 - $12

4 alternative options

Train, line 158 bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. 158

$10 - $15

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. 23 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  26 min

  1. 23 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  27 min

  1. 23 miles

$16 - $180

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Fort Lee, NJ, USA?

There is no direct connection from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fort Lee. However, you can take the train to Jamaica AirTrain, take the walk to Jamaica, take the train to Penn Station, take the walk to 34 St - Penn Station, take the subway to 168 St, take the walk to St Nicholas Av/W 167 St, take the bus to Broadway/W 178 St, take the walk to Gw Bridge Bus Terminal, then take the line 186 bus to G W Bridge Plaza West. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fort Lee via Jamaica AirTrain, Jamaica, Penn Station, and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from JFK International Airport to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
New York City Transit (MTA)
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from St Nicholas Av/W 167 St to Broadway/W 178 St
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
NJ Transit
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Gw Bridge Bus Terminal to G W Bridge Plaza West
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Central Ave At Bigler St
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Main St At Martha Washington Way
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fort Lee
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Terminal 4 to Fort Lee
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Fort Lee is 28 km. The road distance is 37 km.

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fort Lee is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 26 min.

The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fort Lee is to taxi which takes 26 min and costs $120 - $150.

It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fort Lee, including transfers.