There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Prospect Heights by train, bus, subway, 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

Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from JFK International Airport to Jamaica AirTrain AirTrain
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Atlantic Terminal Hempstead / ...

$8 - $11

Cheapest option

Bus, line 3 subway  •  53 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to New Lots Av/Ashford St B15
  2. Take the line 3 subway from New Lots Av to Grand Army Plaza 2 / ...

$6 - $10

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Prospect Heights 12.4 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Prospect Heights 12.4 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  17 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Terminal 4 to Prospect Heights

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  17 min

  1. Take a town car from Terminal 4 to Prospect Heights 12.4 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Prospect Heights 12.4 miles

$28 - $40

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Prospect Heights via Jamaica AirTrain and Jamaica in around 41 min.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from JFK International Airport to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Atlantic Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to New Lots Av/Ashford St
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Prospect Heights
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$28 - $40
uberX + Car Seat
$45 - $60
uberX
$35 - $50
uberXL
$45 - $65
UberBLACK
$60 - $80
SUV
$80 - $110
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Prospect Heights
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Terminal 4 to Prospect Heights
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Terminal 4 to Prospect Heights
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Prospect Heights is 16 km. The road distance is 20 km.

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Prospect Heights is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 17 min.

The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Prospect Heights is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs $65 - $85.

No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Prospect Heights. However, there are services departing from JFK International Airport and arriving at Atlantic Terminal via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 min.

It takes approximately 41 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Prospect Heights, including transfers.

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