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

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Train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Babylon / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Metropark - Iselin Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$57 - $149

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Subway, train  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 34 St - Penn Station A
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Metropark Northeast Corridor

$11 - $16

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Iselin 40 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Iselin 40 miles

$3 - $6

Shuttle  •  47 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  47 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Iselin 40 miles

$16 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Iselin is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Iselin is to taxi which costs $210 - $260 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Iselin. However, there are services departing from Terminal 8 and arriving at Metropark - Iselin Amtrak via Jamaica and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Iselin is 29 miles. The road distance is 40 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Iselin without a car is to train which takes 1 h 27 min and costs $55 - $150.

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Iselin, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Iselin train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Jamaica station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Iselin train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Metropark - Iselin Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Iselin is 40 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Iselin.

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There are 173+ hotels available in Iselin. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Iselin.
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  • Distance: 28.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Iselin, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Iselin via Jamaica, NY, Jamaica, Penn Station, and New York Penn Station in around 1 h 27 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Metropark - Iselin Amtrak
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $140
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Metropark
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Iselin
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Iselin
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Iselin
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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