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

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Train, bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Babylon / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Ramsey - Rt 17-PABT-Paramus-Suffern / ...

$22 - $44

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Subway, bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal A
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Wilsey Square At West Ridgewood Ave 164

$10 - $21

5 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Babylon / ...
  2. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Ramsey Main/Bergen County Line / ...

$14 - $26

Subway, train  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to W 4 St A
  2. Take the train from Hoboken to Ramsey Main/Bergen County Line / ...

$15 - $20

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Ramsey 43.6 miles

$230 - $280

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Ramsey 43.6 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  52 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Ramsey 43.6 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Ramsey. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Ramsey via Jamaica, New York Penn Station and Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Ramsey is 34 miles. The road distance is 43.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Ramsey without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Ramsey, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Ramsey train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Jamaica station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Ramsey train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Ramsey station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Ramsey is 44 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Ramsey.

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There are 83+ hotels available in Ramsey. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Ramsey.
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  • Distance: 34.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Ramsey, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Ramsey via Jamaica, NY, Jamaica, Penn Station, New York Penn Station, Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level, and Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level in around 2 h 16 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Ramsey
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Hoboken to Ramsey
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
New York City Transit (MTA)
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Ramsey
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$230 - $280
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Ramsey
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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