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There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) by train, bus, subway, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station Babylon / ...

$11

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Subway  •  1h 7m

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach-JFK Airport to 34 St-Penn Station A

$3

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  37 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal 4 to Jamaica Station-Station D Jamaica
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station Babylon / ...

Subway #2  •  1h 7m

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach-JFK Airport to 34 St-Penn Station A

$8 - $11

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) 18 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) 18 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  23 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to Pennsylvania Station (New York City)

$85 - $100

Towncar  •  23 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) 18 miles

$80 - $120

New York JFK Airport (JFK) → Pennsylvania Station (New York City)
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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 23 min.

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The fastest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) is to taxi. Taking this option will cost $95 - $120 and takes 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) station. However, there are services departing from JFK Terminal 4 and arriving at New York Penn Station via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Pennsylvania Station (New York City) is 13 miles. The road distance is 18 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) without a car is to train which takes 36 min and costs $11.

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It takes approximately 36 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City), including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) train services, operated by JFK Airtrain, depart from JFK Terminal 4 station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) train services, operated by MTA, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) is 18 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City).

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  • Distance: 13.4 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) via Jamaica AirTrain and Jamaica in around 36 min.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
new.mta.info
Train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$8
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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
Train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Howard Beach-JFK Airport to 34 St-Penn Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
new.mta.info
Bus from Terminal 4 to Jamaica Station-Station D
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
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Shuttles by Jayride

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.

Contact Details
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Pennsylvania Station (New York City)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Shuttle
$85 - $100
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.

Contact Details
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Pennsylvania Station (New York City)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Private
$80 - $120
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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