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There are 5 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Kingston by train, bus, subway, car 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Rhinecliff Amtrak Station Adirondack / ...

$92 - $141

Cheapest option

Towncar  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Kingston 113.4 miles

$16 - $180

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from New York, Port Authority to Rosendale
  3. Take the bus from Rosendale Park & Ride to Rt 32 @ Golden Hill Dr. R

$30 - $78

Line 4 subway, train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 4 subway from New Lots Av to 125 St 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie Hudson

$23 - $46

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Kingston 113.4 miles

$11 - $16

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Kingston is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Kingston is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Kingston is 90 miles. The road distance is 113.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Kingston without a car is to train which takes 3 h 28 min and costs $90 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Kingston, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Kingston is 113 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Kingston.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Kingston. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Kingston.
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  • Distance: 89.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 28 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Kingston, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Kingston every 2 hours. Tickets cost $28 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 38 min. VIA Rail also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Rhinecliff Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Rhinecliff
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$60 - $85
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
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $18
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$24 - $35
At station
$23 - $26
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, Port Authority to Rosendale
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Ulster County Area Transit
Phone
1-888-827-8228
Email
ucat@co.ulster.ny.us
Website
ulstercountyny.gov
Bus from Rosendale Park & Ride to Rt 32 @ Golden Hill Dr.
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ulstercountyny.gov
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Kingston
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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