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

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AirTrain, train  •  42 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY Jamaica
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Atlantic Terminal Hempstead / ...

$6 - $9

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Bus, line 3 subway  •  55 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

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 New York JFK Airport to Prospect Heights

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  17 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport 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

$30 - $40

Questions & Answers

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.

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

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Prospect Heights. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Atlantic Terminal via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Prospect Heights is 10 miles. The road distance is 12.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Prospect Heights without a car is to AirTrain and train which takes 42 min and costs $5 - $9.

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It takes approximately 42 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Prospect Heights, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Prospect Heights train services, operated by PATH, depart from Terminal 4 station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Prospect Heights train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Atlantic Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Prospect Heights is 12 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Prospect Heights.

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There are 1763+ hotels available in Prospect Heights. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Prospect Heights.
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  • Distance: 10 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

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, NY and Jamaica in around 42 min.

Train operators
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
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
$30 - $40
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uber.com
UberPool
$30 - $40
UberX
$30 - $45
Car Seat
$40 - $55
UberXL
$50 - $65
Black
$65 - $85
Black SUV
$85 - $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 New York JFK Airport to Prospect Heights
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Prospect Heights
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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