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, shuttle 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, subway  •  47 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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 41 min

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

$5 - $12

6 alternative options

Bus, line 4 subway  •  1 h 21 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

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 takes 20 min and costs $85 - $110.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway) is 20 km. The road distance is 26 km.

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It takes approximately 47 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lexington Avenue/59th Street (New York City Subway), including transfers.

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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 16 min.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to New Lots Av/Ashford St
Ave. Duration
29 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 16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
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
POOL
$40 - $55
uberX
$45 - $60
uberX + Car Seat
$50 - $70
uberXL
$65 - $85
UberBLACK
$85 - $110
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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