There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Mount Vernon by subway, train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 24 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

$7 - $19

6 alternative options

Subway, line 2 subway  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to Chambers St A
  2. Take the line 2 subway from Chambers St to Wakefield - 241 St 2

$9 - $11

Bus via 39 Av/Main St  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Hillside Av/179 St Subway Q3
  2. Take the bus from Hillside Av/178 St to 39 Av/Main St Q17
  3. Take the bus from Roosevelt Av/Main St to Baychester Av/Donizetti Pl Q50

$7 - $20

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

Shuttle  •  28 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Terminal 4 to Mount Vernon

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  28 min

  1. Take a town car from Terminal 4 to Mount Vernon 22.3 miles

$16 - $180

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, Hugh Grant Ci /Metropolitan Av, and White Plains Rd/Westchester Av in around 2 h 24 min.

Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to Chambers St
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Chambers St to Wakefield - 241 St
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
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
New York City Transit (MTA)
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
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
Bus from Hillside Av/178 St to 39 Av/Main St
Ave. Duration
40 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
Other operators
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Terminal 4 to Mount Vernon
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Terminal 4 to Mount Vernon
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Mount Vernon?

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Mount Vernon is 30 km. The road distance is 36 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Mount Vernon?

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.

What is the fastest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Mount Vernon?

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

Is there a direct bus between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Mount Vernon?

No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Mount Vernon. However, there are services departing from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION and arriving at Baychester Av/Donizetti Pl via Hillside Av/178 St and Roosevelt Av/Main St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

How long does it take to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Mount Vernon?

It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Mount Vernon, including transfers.