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There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fort Lee by train, bus, subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, line 158 bus  •  1h 23m

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Long Beach / ...
  2. Take the line 158 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Main St At Martha Washington Way 158

$10 - $15

Cheapest option

Subway, line 158 bus  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal A
  2. Take the line 158 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Main St At Martha Washington Way 158

$9 - $12

4 alternative options

Subway  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 168 St A

$11 - $17

Taxi  •  26m

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fort Lee 23 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  26m

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fort Lee 23 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  26m

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Fort Lee 23 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

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

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

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Fort Lee is 17 miles. The road distance is 23 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fort Lee without a car is to train and line 158 bus which takes 1h 23m and costs $10 - $15.

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It takes approximately 1h 23m to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fort Lee, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fort Lee is 23 miles. It takes approximately 26m to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fort Lee.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fort Lee.
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  • Distance: 17.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 23m

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 AirTrain to Jamaica, NY, take the walk to Jamaica, take the train to Penn Station, take the walk to Port Authority Bus Terminal, then take the line 158 bus to Main St At Martha Washington Way. Alternatively, MTA operates a vehicle from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fort Lee every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1h 3m.

Train operators
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
Bus operators
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Fort Lee
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Fort Lee
Ave. Duration
26m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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