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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Huntington Port Jefferson
  2. Take the bus from Huntington LIRR to Old Country Road S1

$12 - $15

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Amityville  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Amityville Babylon
  2. Take the bus from Amityville LIRR to Arlington Street S1

$11 - $14

5 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Hillside Av/179 St Subway Q3
  2. Take the bus from Hillside Ave & 178 St. to Hempstead Transit Center n6 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Hempstead Transit Center to State University at Farmingdale n70

$11 - $14

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Melville 29.8 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Melville 29.8 miles

$2 - $5

Shuttle  •  32 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  32 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Melville 29.8 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Melville is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Melville is to taxi which costs $150 - $190 and takes 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to Melville. However, there are services departing from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION and arriving at Arlington Street via Hillside Ave & 178 St., Hempstead Transit Center and Farmingdale State College. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Melville is 22 miles. The road distance is 29.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Melville without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 1 min and costs $11 - $15.

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It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Melville, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Melville bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Melville bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, arrive at State University at Farmingdale station.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Melville.
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  • Distance: 22 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 1 min

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

You can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Melville via Hillside Av/179 St Subway, Hillside Ave & 178 St., Hempstead Transit Center, State University at Farmingdale, and Farmingdale State College in around 4 h.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Huntington
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Amityville
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Huntington LIRR to Old Country Road
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Amityville LIRR to Arlington Street
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Hillside Av/179 St Subway
Ave. Duration
45 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 Hillside Ave & 178 St. to Hempstead Transit Center
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Bus from Hempstead Transit Center to State University at Farmingdale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Melville
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Melville
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Melville
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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