There are 5 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to New Paltz by train, bus, 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.

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Train, bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the bus from New York, NY to New Paltz

$28 - $40

Cheapest option

Towncar  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to New Paltz 97.4 miles

$16 - $180

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$90 - $136

Bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Queens Village, NY to New Paltz, NY Long Island

$27 - $47

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to New Paltz 97.4 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to New Paltz is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to New Paltz is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and New Paltz is 78 miles. The road distance is 97.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to New Paltz, including transfers.

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

Amtrak operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to New Paltz every 2 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to New Paltz every 4 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to New Paltz
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Queens Village, NY to New Paltz, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to New Paltz
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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