There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverdale by train, subway, bus, 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, line 7 subway  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Woodside
  3. Take the line 7 subway from Woodside - 61 St to Grand Central - 42 St 7 / ...
  4. Take the train from Grand Central to Riverdale

$16 - $28

Cheapest option

Subway, bus  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to Inwood - 207 St A
  2. Take the bus from Broadway/Isham St-W 211 St to Riverdale Av/W 254 St Bx7

$8 - $15

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverdale 25 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverdale 25 miles

$2 - $4

Shuttle  •  29 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  29 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Riverdale 25 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverdale is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverdale is to taxi which takes 29 min and costs $130 - $160.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Riverdale is 30 km. The road distance is 40 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverdale, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverdale. However, you can take the train to Jamaica AirTrain, take the walk to Jamaica, take the train to Woodside, take the walk to Woodside - 61 St, take the line 7 subway to Grand Central - 42 St, take the walk to Grand Central, then take the train to Riverdale. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverdale via Howard Beach, NY, Howard Beach - JFK Airport, Inwood - 207 St, and Broadway/Isham St-W 211 St in around 2 h 9 min.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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rome2rio.com
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Woodside
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Riverdale
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$7 - $9
Off-peak onboard
$13 - $14
Onboard
$10 - $15
At station
$5 - $11
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Broadway/Isham St-W 211 St to Riverdale Av/W 254 St
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverdale
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Riverdale
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Riverdale
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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