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There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway) by train, subway, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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

AirTrain, subway  •  42 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY Jamaica
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to Lexington Av/53 St E

$8

6 alternative options

Train, subway  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to Lexington Av/53 St E

$8

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway) 17 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway) 17 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  21 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway) 17 miles

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway)

$16 - $75

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway) 17 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway) is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway) is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 21 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway) is 13 miles. The road distance is 17 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway) without a car is to AirTrain and subway which takes 42 min and costs $8.

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It takes approximately 42 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway) is 17 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway).

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There are 1851+ hotels available in Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway). Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway).
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  • Distance: 12.7 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway), NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway). However, you can take the AirTrain to Jamaica, NY, take the walk to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport, take the subway to Lexington Av/53 St, then take the walk to Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway). Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway) via Jamaica AirTrain, Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport, and Lexington Av/53 St in around 43 min.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
Ave. Duration
10 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 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Car Seat
$50 - $65
UberX
$40 - $55
UberPool
$35 - $50
UberXL
$60 - $80
Black
$80 - $100
Black SUV
$100 - $130
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway)
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Lexington Avenue/51st Street (New York City Subway)
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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