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

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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 - $8

7 alternative options

Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Woodside Long Beach / ...

$8 - $10

Bus  •  53 min

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

$6 - $10

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

$30 - $45

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 takes 14 min and costs $65 - $80.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Jackson Heights is 15 km. The road distance is 20 km.

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It takes approximately 29 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jackson Heights, including transfers.

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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 JFK Terminal 4 and arriving at Woodside via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 min.

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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 AirTrain and Jamaica in around 30 min. Alternatively, New York City Transit (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
Port Authority NYNJ
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Terminal 4 to Station D Jamaica Station
Ave. Duration
47 h 50 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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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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 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
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
$30 - $45
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uber.com
POOL
$30 - $45
uberX
$35 - $50
uberX + Car Seat
$45 - $60
uberXL
$50 - $65
UberBLACK
$65 - $85
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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