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

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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 / ...

$8 - $10

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Bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd Q10

$6 - $10

6 alternative options

Train, subway  •  28 min

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

$8

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

Towncar  •  14 min

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

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  14 min

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

$16 - $75

Uber  •  14 min

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

$27 - $40

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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 $8 - $10.

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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 JFK Airtrain, 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 $8 - $10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $5 - $10 and takes 53 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, MTA operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jackson Heights every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 42 min.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Terminal 8 to Jamaica, NY
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Woodside
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
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
Shuttles by Jayride
Website
jayride.com
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Jackson Heights
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Jackson Heights
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
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
$27 - $40
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uber.com
Car Seat
$40 - $55
UberX
$30 - $45
UberPool
$27 - $40
UberXL
$45 - $60
Black
$60 - $80
Black SUV
$75 - $100
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

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