There are 7 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

Line 7 subway, train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 7 subway from Woodside - 61 St to Grand Central - 42 St 7 / ...
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Mt Vernon East New Haven / ...

$17 - $28

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 13 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 White Plains Rd/Nereid Av Bx39

$7 - $19

5 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

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 New York JFK Airport to Mount Vernon

$16 - $75

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

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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 AirTrain, Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av, Hugh Grant Ci /Metropolitan Av, and White Plains Rd/Westchester Av in around 2 h 13 min.

Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from Woodside - 61 St to Grand Central - 42 St
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to Chambers St
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Chambers St to Wakefield - 241 St
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Mt Vernon East
Ave. Duration
27 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 White Plains Rd/Nereid Av
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 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 New York JFK Airport to Mount Vernon
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Mount Vernon
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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