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There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Harlem by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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AirTrain, train, line 2 subway  •  55 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
  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

$8

6 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av to Main St/60 Av Q44-Sbs
  2. Take the bus from JFK Airport Connection to 3 Av & E 86 St Montauk-Westbound / ...

$27 - $72

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 - $60

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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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Harlem without a car is to AirTrain and train and line 2 subway which takes 55 min and costs $12 - $14.

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It takes approximately 55 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Harlem, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Harlem is 18 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Harlem.

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There are 1781+ hotels available in Harlem. Prices start at $114 USD per night.

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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: 55 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 Jamaica, NY, Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av, Main St/60 Av, and JFK Airport Connection in around 1 h 36 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 Penn Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av to Main St/60 Av
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from JFK Airport Connection to 3 Av & E 86 St
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Online
$20 - $29
Onboard
$24 - $35
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from Airport Connection-Westbound to 86th Street - Manhattan
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
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 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $60
UberX
$45 - $65
Car Seat
$55 - $75
UberXL
$70 - $90
Black
$90 - $120
Black SUV
$110 - $150
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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