There are 5 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Highland by train, bus, car 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  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$53 - $88

Cheapest option

Towncar  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take a town car from Terminal 4 to Highland 89.1 miles

$16 - $180

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK Airport to W 42 St/8 Av JFK - Manhattan
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to New Paltz Phk 0707 / ...

$197 - $237

Bus, train  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK Airport to Lexington Av/E 41 St JFK - Manhattan
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie Hudson / ...

$52 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Highland 89.1 miles

$8 - $13

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

Amtrak operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Highland every 2 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Highland via W 42 St/8 Av, New York, NY, and New Paltz in around 4 h 2 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$17 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $27
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $120
Bus operators
NYC Airporter
Phone
+1 718-777-5111
Email
sales@nycairporter.com
Website
nycairporter.com
Bus from JFK Airport to W 42 St/8 Av
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
nycairporter.com
Book at
nycairporter.com
Bus from JFK Airport to Lexington Av/E 41 St
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
nycairporter.com
Book at
nycairporter.com
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to New Paltz
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Terminal 4 to Highland
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Highland?

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Highland is 121 km. The road distance is 142 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Highland?

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Highland is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 51 min.

What is the fastest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Highland?

The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Highland is to drive which takes 1 h 51 min and costs $8 - $13.

How long does it take to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Highland?

It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Highland, including transfers.