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There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Plainview by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Hicksville Port Jefferson / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hicksville LIRR Station to Manetto Hill Road and Old Country /rd n78 / ...

$13 - $15

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 13 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 Ave + 182nd St to Hicksville LIRR Station n24

$9 - $12

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Plainview 26.1 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Plainview 26.1 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  26 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Plainview 26.1 miles

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  26 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to Plainview

$16 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Plainview is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Plainview is to taxi which costs $130 - $170 and takes 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to Plainview. However, there are services departing from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION and arriving at Manetto Hill Road and Old Country /rd via Hillside Ave + 182nd St and Hicksville LIRR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Plainview is 19 miles. The road distance is 26.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Plainview without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 28 min and costs $13 - $15.

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It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Plainview, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Plainview bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Plainview bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, arrive at Hicksville LIRR Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Plainview is 26 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Plainview.

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There are 75+ hotels available in Plainview. Prices start at $108 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Plainview.
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  • Distance: 19 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 28 min

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

You can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Plainview via Hillside Av/179 St Subway, Hillside Ave + 182nd St, and Hicksville LIRR Station in around 3 h 13 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Hicksville
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Hicksville LIRR Station to Manetto Hill Road and Old Country /rd
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Bus from Hillside Ave + 182nd St to Hicksville LIRR Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
MTA
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
Shuttles by Jayride
Website
jayride.com
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Plainview
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Plainview
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Plainview
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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