There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Island City by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train, subway  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain Jamaica
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to Court Sq E

$6 - $8

6 alternative options

Bus, subway  •  1 h 1 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 Court Sq E

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Island City 15.3 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Island City 15.3 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  19 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  19 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Long Island City 15.3 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Island City 15.3 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Island City is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Island City is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 and takes 19 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Long Island City is 11 miles. The road distance is 15.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Island City without a car is to train and subway which takes 36 min and costs $5 - $8.

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It takes approximately 36 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Island City, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Island City is 15 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Island City.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Island City.
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  • Distance: 11.2 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

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

There is no direct connection from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Island City. However, you can take the train to Jamaica, NY, take the walk to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport, then take the subway to Court Sq. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Island City via Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd and Kew Gardens - Union Tpke in around 1 h 1 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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New York City Transit (MTA)
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
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Island City
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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uber.com
UberPool
$35 - $50
UberX
$40 - $55
Car Seat
$50 - $65
UberXL
$60 - $80
Black
$75 - $100
Black SUV
$100 - $130
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Long Island City
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Long Island City
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Long Island City
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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