There are 9 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway) by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

AirTrain, subway  •  51 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY Jamaica
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St E

$6

Cheapest option

Bus via Queens Blvd/ 78 Av  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd Q10
  2. Take the bus from Queens Blvd/ 78 Av to E 57 St/Lexington Av X63 / ...

$5 - $14

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Bus, subway  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd Q10
  2. Take the subway from Kew Gardens - Union Tpke to Lexington Av/63 St F

$6 - $10

Bus  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Sutphin Bl /Archer Av to E 60 St/2 Av Q60

$7 - $12

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway) 16.5 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway) 16.5 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  20 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway)

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  20 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway) 16.5 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway) 16.5 miles

$40 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway) is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway) is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway). However, there are services departing from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station and arriving at E 57 St/Lexington Av via Queens Blvd/ 78 Av. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway) is 13 miles. The road distance is 16.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway) without a car is to AirTrain and subway which takes 51 min and costs $6.

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It takes approximately 51 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway), including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway) bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway) bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at E 57 St/Lexington Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway) is 17 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway).

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There are 1802+ hotels available in Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway). Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway).
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  • Distance: 12.7 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway), NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway) every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 17 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Sutphin Bl /Archer Av to E 60 St/2 Av
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Queens Blvd/ 78 Av to E 57 St/Lexington Av
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $55
UberX
$40 - $60
Car Seat
$50 - $70
UberXL
$65 - $85
Black
$80 - $110
Black SUV
$100 - $140
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway)
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway)
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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