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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain Jamaica
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Garden City Babylon / ...

$6 - $11

5 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Hillside Av/179 St Subway Q3
  2. Take the bus from Hillside Ave + 182nd St to Mineola Intermodal Center n22 / ...

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Garden City 14.8 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Garden City 14.8 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  17 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  17 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Garden City 14.8 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Garden City is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Garden City is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs $80 - $95.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Garden City is 16 km. The road distance is 24 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Garden City, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Garden City. However, there are services departing from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION and arriving at Franklin Ave + 9th St via Hillside Ave + 182nd St and Mineola Intermodal Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Garden City. However, there are services departing from JFK Terminal 4 and arriving at Garden City via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Garden City via Jamaica AirTrain and Jamaica in around 1 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Garden City via Hillside Av/179 St Subway, Hillside Ave + 182nd St, and Mineola Intermodal Center in around 1 h 45 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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Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Garden City
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Hillside Av/179 St Subway
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Nassau Inter-County Express
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Hillside Ave + 182nd St to Mineola Intermodal Center
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Garden City
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Garden City
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Garden City
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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