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There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Livingston by train, bus, subway, taxi, 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

AirTrain, train, line 71 bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
  4. Take the line 71 bus from Bus Lanes to N Livingston Ave At Plaza Place 71 / ...

$13 - $145

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Subway, line 71 bus  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to Fulton St A
  2. Take the line 71 bus from Bus Lanes to N Livingston Ave At Plaza Place 71 / ...

$12 - $15

4 alternative options

Train, line 71 bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Brick Church
  3. Take the line 71 bus from Ml King Jr Blvd At Lincoln St to N Livingston Ave At Plaza Place 71 / ...

$13 - $22

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Livingston 38.9 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Livingston 38.9 miles

$3 - $6

Towncar  •  48 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Livingston 38.9 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Livingston is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Livingston is to taxi which costs $200 - $250 and takes 48 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Livingston is 30 miles. The road distance is 38.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Livingston without a car is to AirTrain and train and line 71 bus which takes 2 h 5 min and costs $13 - $150.

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Livingston, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Livingston is 39 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Livingston.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Livingston.
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  • Distance: 29.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Livingston, NJ, USA?

There is no direct connection from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Livingston. However, you can take the AirTrain to Jamaica, NY, take the walk to Jamaica, take the train to Penn Station, take the walk to New York Penn Station, take the train to Newark Penn Station, take the walk to Bus Lanes, then take the line 71 bus to N Livingston Ave At Plaza Place. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Livingston via Jamaica, NY, Jamaica, Penn Station, New York Penn Station, Brick Church, and Ml King Jr Blvd At Lincoln St in around 2 h 13 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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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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Brick Church
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Bus Lanes to N Livingston Ave At Plaza Place
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Ml King Jr Blvd At Lincoln St to N Livingston Ave At Plaza Place
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Livingston
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Livingston
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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