There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Beach by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain Jamaica
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Long Beach Long Beach

$7 - $12

5 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to 165 St / 165 St Term Q3
  2. Take the bus from Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd to Merrick Rd + S Village Ave n4

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Beach 13 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Beach 13 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  18 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to Long Beach

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  18 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Long Beach 13 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Beach is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Beach is to taxi which costs $70 - $85 and takes 18 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Long Beach is 8 miles. The road distance is 13 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Beach, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to Long Beach. However, there are services departing from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION and arriving at E Park St + Long Beach Rd via Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd and Rockville Centre LIRR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Beach. However, there are services departing from JFK Terminal 4 and arriving at Long Beach via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Beach without a car is to train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs $6 - $12.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Beach.
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  • Distance: 7.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Long Beach, NY, USA?

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Beach via Jamaica AirTrain and Jamaica in around 1 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Beach via 165 St / 165 St Term, Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd, Merrick Rd + S Village Ave, and Rockville Centre LIRR in around 2 h 25 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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Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to 165 St / 165 St Term
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd to Merrick Rd + S Village Ave
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Long Beach
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Long Beach
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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