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There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Journal Square (Station) by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Train  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Long Beach / ...
  2. Take the train from 33rd Street to Journal Square Path

$12 - $14

Cheapest option

Train, line 119 bus  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Long Beach / ...
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Journal Square Transportation Center 119 / ...

$10 - $14

5 alternative options

Subway, train  •  1h 23m

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to W 4 St A
  2. Take the train from 9th Street to Journal Square Path

$11

Taxi  •  29m

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Journal Square (Station) 19.2 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  29m

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Journal Square (Station) 19.2 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  29m

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Journal Square (Station) 19.2 miles

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  29m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to Journal Square (Station)

$16 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Journal Square (Station) is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 29m.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Journal Square (Station) is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Journal Square (Station). However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Journal Square via Jamaica and 33rd Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 11m.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Journal Square (Station) is 16 miles. The road distance is 19.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Journal Square (Station) without a car is to train which takes 1h 11m and costs $12 - $14.

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It takes approximately 1h 11m to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Journal Square (Station), including transfers.

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

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Journal Square (Station) train services, operated by PATH, arrive at Journal Square station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Journal Square (Station) is 19 miles. It takes approximately 29m to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Journal Square (Station).

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There are 2042+ hotels available in Journal Square (Station). Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Journal Square (Station).
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  • Distance: 16 miles
  • Duration: 1h 11m

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Journal Square (Station) via Jamaica, NY, Jamaica, Penn Station, and 33rd Street in around 1h 11m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from 33rd Street to Journal Square
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from 9th Street to Journal Square
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Bus operators
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Journal Square (Station)
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Journal Square (Station)
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Journal Square (Station)
Ave. Duration
29m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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