There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Harlem by train, subway, 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.

Recommended option

Train, line 2 subway  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the line 2 subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 125 St 2 / ...

$12 - $14

Cheapest option

Subway  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 125 St A

$6 - $8

6 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd Q10
  2. Take the bus from Queens Blvd/ 78 Av to E 57 St/Lexington Av X63 / ...

$8 - $16

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Harlem 18 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Harlem 18 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  21 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  21 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Harlem 18 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Harlem 18 miles

$40 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Harlem is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Harlem is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 21 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Harlem is 14 miles. The road distance is 18 miles.

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Harlem, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Harlem.
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  • Distance: 14.2 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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

You can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Harlem via Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd, Queens Blvd/ 78 Av, E 57 St/Lexington Av, and 59 St in around 1 h 50 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 Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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
Bus from Queens Blvd/ 78 Av to E 57 St/Lexington Av
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 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 Harlem
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $55
Car Seat
$50 - $70
UberX
$40 - $55
UberXL
$65 - $85
Black
$85 - $110
Black SUV
$110 - $140
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Harlem
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Harlem
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Harlem
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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