There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line) by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd to Jamaica - 179 St F

$8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  46 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Hillside Av/179 St Subway Q3

$2 - $7

6 alternative options

Bus via Hillside Av/Edgerton Bl  •  46 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Hillside Av/Edgerton Bl Q3

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line) 7.5 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  9 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line) 7.5 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  9 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line)

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  9 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line) 7.5 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  9 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line) 7.5 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line) is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line) is to taxi which costs $40 - $55 and takes 9 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line) is 5 miles. The road distance is 7.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 40 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line), including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION station and arriving at Hillside Av/179 St Subway. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line), NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 45 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Hillside Av/179 St Subway
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Hillside Av/Edgerton Bl
Ave. Duration
45 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 Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$23 - $35
uberX
$26 - $35
uberX + Car Seat
$35 - $45
uberXL
$35 - $50
UberBLACK
$40 - $60
SUV
$55 - $75
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line)
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line)
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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