There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Madison Square Garden by train, subway, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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AirTrain, train  •  31 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 8 to Jamaica, NY Jamaica
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Babylon / ...

$7 - $9

6 alternative options

Train, subway  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 34 St - Penn Station E

$8

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Madison Square Garden 18 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Madison Square Garden 18 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  23 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to Madison Square Garden

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  23 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Madison Square Garden 18 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  23 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Madison Square Garden 18 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Madison Square Garden station. However, there are services departing from Terminal 8 and arriving at Penn Station via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Madison Square Garden is 13 miles. The road distance is 18 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Madison Square Garden without a car is to AirTrain and train which takes 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 31 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Madison Square Garden, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Madison Square Garden train services, operated by PATH, depart from Terminal 8 station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Madison Square Garden train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Madison Square Garden is 18 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Madison Square Garden.

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There are 1790+ hotels available in Madison Square Garden. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Madison Square Garden.
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  • Distance: 13.3 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Madison Square Garden, NY, USA?

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Madison Square Garden via Jamaica, NY, Jamaica, and Penn Station in around 31 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Madison Square Garden
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $60
UberX
$45 - $65
Car Seat
$55 - $75
UberXL
$70 - $90
Black
$90 - $120
Black SUV
$110 - $150
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Madison Square Garden
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Madison Square Garden
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Madison Square Garden
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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