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There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway) by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Recommended option

AirTrain, subway  •  53 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY Jamaica
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd to Lexington Av/63 St F

$8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  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, line 4 subway  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to New Lots Av/Ashford St B15
  2. Take the line 4 subway from New Lots Av to 59 St 4 / ...

$6 - $10

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

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

Shuttle  •  20 min

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

$16 - $75

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

$35 - $50

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 53 min and costs $8.

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It takes approximately 53 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 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 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 1903+ hotels available in Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway). Prices start at $109 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: 53 min

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

You can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway) via Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd, Queens Blvd/ 78 Av, and E 57 St/Lexington Av in around 2 h 5 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
Rome2rio guide to
rome2rio.com
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to New Lots Av/Ashford St
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
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 Queens Blvd/ 78 Av to E 57 St/Lexington Av
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Shuttles by Jayride
Website
jayride.com
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
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
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Car Seat
$50 - $65
UberX
$40 - $55
UberPool
$35 - $50
UberXL
$60 - $75
Black
$75 - $100
Black SUV
$100 - $130
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

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