There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Manhattan by train, subway, 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.

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Train, subway  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St E

$8

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Manhattan 18.4 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Manhattan 18.4 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  24 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  24 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Manhattan 18.4 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Manhattan 18.4 miles

$45 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Manhattan is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Manhattan is to taxi which takes 24 min and costs $95 - $120.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Manhattan is 22 km. The road distance is 30 km.

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It takes approximately 41 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Manhattan, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Manhattan. However, you can take the train to Jamaica AirTrain, take the walk to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport, then take the subway to 5 Av/53 St. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Manhattan.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$45 - $60
uberX
$45 - $65
uberX + Car Seat
$55 - $75
uberXL
$70 - $95
UberBLACK
$90 - $120
SUV
$110 - $150
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Manhattan
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Manhattan
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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