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

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AirTrain, train  •  22 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 8 to Jamaica, NY Jamaica
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Woodside Ronkonkoma / ...

$6 - $8

7 alternative options

AirTrain, subway  •  29 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY Jamaica
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av E

$6

Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Sutphin Bl/94 Av to Main St/Roosevelt Av Q25 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Roosevelt Av/Main St to Northern Bl/82 St Q66

$9 - $19

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jackson Heights 12.2 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jackson Heights 12.2 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  14 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  14 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Jackson Heights 12.2 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jackson Heights 12.2 miles

$29 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jackson Heights is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jackson Heights is to taxi which costs $65 - $80 and takes 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jackson Heights. However, there are services departing from Terminal 8 and arriving at Woodside via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Jackson Heights is 9 miles. The road distance is 12.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jackson Heights without a car is to AirTrain and train which takes 22 min and costs $5 - $8.

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It takes approximately 22 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jackson Heights, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jackson Heights train services, operated by PATH, depart from Terminal 8 station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jackson Heights is to AirTrain and train which takes 22 min and costs $5 - $8. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $9 - $19 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jackson Heights is 12 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jackson Heights.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jackson Heights.
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  • Distance: 9.4 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jackson Heights via Jamaica, NY and Jamaica in around 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jackson Heights via Jamaica AirTrain, Sutphin Bl/94 Av, Main St/Roosevelt Av, and Roosevelt Av/Main St in around 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Terminal 8 to Jamaica, NY
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Woodside
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Sutphin Bl/94 Av to Main St/Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Roosevelt Av/Main St to Northern Bl/82 St
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 Jackson Heights
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$29 - $40
UberX
$30 - $45
Car Seat
$40 - $55
UberXL
$45 - $65
Black
$65 - $85
Black SUV
$80 - $110
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jackson Heights
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Jackson Heights
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Jackson Heights
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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