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There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Metropolitan Museum of Art by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train, subway  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 81 St - Museum of Natural History A / ...

$16 - $19

Cheapest option

Subway  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 81 St - Museum of Natural History A

$3

5 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the bus from New York JFK International Airport to New York Lexington Av/E 41 St JFK Airport - NYC

$22 - $29

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Metropolitan Museum of Art 18 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Metropolitan Museum of Art 18 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  23 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to Metropolitan Museum of Art

$27 - $40

Towncar  •  23 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Metropolitan Museum of Art 18 miles

$80 - $120

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Metropolitan Museum of Art is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Metropolitan Museum of Art is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Metropolitan Museum of Art. However, there are services departing from JFK Terminal 4 and arriving at 81 St - Museum of Natural History via Jamaica and 34 St - Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 2m.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Metropolitan Museum of Art 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 Metropolitan Museum of Art without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 2m and costs $15 - $19.

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It takes approximately 1h 2m to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Metropolitan Museum of Art, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Metropolitan Museum of Art train services, operated by JFK Airtrain, depart from JFK Terminal 4 station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Metropolitan Museum of Art train services, operated by MTA, arrive at 81 St - Museum of Natural History station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Metropolitan Museum of Art is 18 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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  • Distance: 13.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 2m

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 81 St - Museum of Natural History every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 58 min. Alternatively, NYC Express Bus (Golden Touch Transportation) operates a bus from New York JFK International Airport to New York Lexington Av/E 41 St hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $26 and the journey takes 1h 30m.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
new.mta.info
Train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$8
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Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$5 - $8
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 81 St - Museum of Natural History
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 81 St - Museum of Natural History
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Shuttles by Jayride

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Shuttle
$27 - $40
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Private
$80 - $120
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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