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

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AirTrain, train  •  59 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY Jamaica
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Garden City Hempstead

$8 - $11

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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 & 178 St. to Hempstead Transit Center n6 / ...

$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

Towncar  •  17 min

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

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  17 min

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

$16 - $75

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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 costs $80 - $95 and takes 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to Garden City. However, there are services departing from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION and arriving at Franklin Ave + 7th St via Hillside Ave & 178 St. and Main St at Nassau County District C. 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 Terminal 4 and arriving at Garden City via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 59 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Garden City is 10 miles. The road distance is 14.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Garden City without a car is to AirTrain and train which takes 59 min and costs $8 - $11.

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Garden City, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Garden City bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Garden City train services, operated by JFK Airtrain, depart from Terminal 4 station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Garden City is to AirTrain and train which takes 59 min and costs $8 - $11. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Garden City.
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  • Distance: 9.7 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

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, NY and Jamaica in around 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Garden City via Hillside Av/179 St Subway, Hillside Ave & 178 St., Hempstead Transit Center, and Main St at Nassau County District C in around 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Garden City
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
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
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Hillside Ave & 178 St. to Hempstead Transit Center
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Shuttles by Jayride
Website
jayride.com
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Garden City
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Garden City
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
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

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Garden City bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, arrive at Hempstead Transit Center station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Garden City train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Garden City station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Garden City is 15 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Garden City.

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