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There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Monmouth Junction by train, subway, bus, car or towncar

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Train

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.

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Subway, bus via Scott Corner Rd At Franklin Dr

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach-JFK Airport to 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Scott Corner Rd At Franklin Dr

4 alternative options

Subway, bus

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach-JFK Airport to 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from W 42 St/7 Av to South Brunswick, NJ

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 42 St./3rd Ave to South Brunswick, NJ

Drive

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Monmouth Junction

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Monmouth Junction
New York JFK Airport (JFK) → Monmouth Junction
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The most affordable way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Monmouth Junction is to drive, which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Monmouth Junction is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1h 10m.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Monmouth Junction is 44 miles. The road distance is 59.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Monmouth Junction without a car is to train which takes 2h 16m and costs $45 - $80.

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It takes approximately 2h 16m to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Monmouth Junction, including transfers.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Monmouth Junction is to train which takes 2h 16m and costs $45 - $80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $60 and takes 3h 25m.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Monmouth Junction is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1h 10m to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Monmouth Junction.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Monmouth Junction.
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  • Distance: 44.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 16m

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Monmouth Junction, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $15 and the journey takes 1h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Monmouth Junction via Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd, Queens Blvd/ 78 Av, 3 Av/E 42 St, New York, NY - 42 St./3rd Ave, and South Brunswick, NJ in around 3h 25m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$5 - $7
Adult
$11 - $15
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 Howard Beach-JFK Airport to 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Bus operators
Suburban Transit
Phone
+1 (732) 249-1100
Email
Suburban@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from W 42 St/7 Av to South Brunswick, NJ
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
One Way - Child / Senior / Special Needs
$6 - $9
One Way - Adult
$12 - $18
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Scott Corner Rd At Franklin Dr
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
One Way - Child / Senior / Special Needs
$6 - $10
One Way - Adult
$13 - $19
Bus from New York, NY - 42 St./3rd Ave to South Brunswick, NJ
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
One Way - Child / Senior / Special Needs
$6 - $9
One Way - Adult
$12 - $18
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
Bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
mta.info
Standard Rider
$2 - $7
Seniors 65+ and disabled
$1 - $4
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.

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Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Monmouth Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Private
$210 - $300

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