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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 11 min

  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  •  1 h 27 min

  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  •  1 h 23 min

  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  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Journal Square Transportation Center 19.4 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Journal Square Transportation Center 19.4 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  29 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Journal Square Transportation Center 19.4 miles

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  29 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to Journal Square Transportation Center

$16 - $75

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

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

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

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Journal Square Transportation Center is 16 miles. The road distance is 19.4 miles.

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

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

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

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Journal Square Transportation Center 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 Transportation Center is 19 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Journal Square Transportation Center.

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There are 1818+ hotels available in Journal Square Transportation Center. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Journal Square Transportation Center.
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  • Distance: 15.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 11 min

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

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

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

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