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There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Mount Vernon by train, subway, bus, taxi, car 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.

Recommended option

AirTrain, train, line 2 subway  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the line 2 subway from 34 St - Penn Station to Wakefield - 241 St 2

$12 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus via Main St/39 Av  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av to Main St/39 Av Q44-Sbs
  2. Take the bus from Roosevelt Av/Main St to Baychester Av/Donizetti Pl Q50

$9 - $19

5 alternative options

Subway, train  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St E
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Mt Vernon East New Haven / ...

$14 - $23

Bus  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av to Hugh Grant Ci /Metropolitan Av Q44-Sbs
  2. Take the bus from White Plains Rd/Westchester Av to E 241 St/Cranford Av Bx39

$9 - $19

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Mount Vernon 22.3 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Mount Vernon 22.3 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  28 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Mount Vernon 22.3 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Mount Vernon is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Mount Vernon is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 28 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Mount Vernon is 19 miles. The road distance is 22.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Mount Vernon without a car is to AirTrain and train and line 2 subway which takes 1 h 35 min and costs $12 - $14.

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Mount Vernon, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Mount Vernon is 22 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Mount Vernon.

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There are 1269+ hotels available in Mount Vernon. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Mount Vernon.
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  • Distance: 18.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

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

You can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Mount Vernon via Jamaica, NY, Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av, Main St/39 Av, and Roosevelt Av/Main St in around 1 h 46 min.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Mt Vernon East
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$7 - $9
Off-peak onboard
$13 - $15
Onboard
$11 - $15
At station
$6 - $11
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av to Main St/39 Av
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Roosevelt Av/Main St to Baychester Av/Donizetti Pl
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av to Hugh Grant Ci /Metropolitan Av
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from White Plains Rd/Westchester Av to E 241 St/Cranford Av
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Mount Vernon
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Mount Vernon
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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