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

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Subway, train  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St E
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Riverdale Hudson

$11 - $21

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Bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd Q10
  2. Take the bus from Queens Blvd/ 78 Av to 3 Av/E 42 St X63 / ...
  3. Take the bus from 3 Av/E 41 St to Riverdale Av/W 254 St

$7 - $20

5 alternative options

Subway, bus  •  2 h 10 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 - $13

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

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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 costs $130 - $160 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to Riverdale. However, there are services departing from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station and arriving at Riverdale Av/W 254 St via Queens Blvd/ 78 Av and 3 Av/E 41 St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Riverdale is 19 miles. The road distance is 25 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverdale without a car is to subway and train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs $10 - $21.

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It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverdale, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverdale bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverdale bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Riverdale Av/W 254 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverdale is 25 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverdale.

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There are 1632+ hotels available in Riverdale. Prices start at $118 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverdale.
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  • Distance: 19 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

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

You can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverdale via Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd, Queens Blvd/ 78 Av, 3 Av/E 42 St, and 3 Av/E 41 St in around 3 h 19 min.

Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Riverdale
Ave. Duration
29 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
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Queens Blvd/ 78 Av to 3 Av/E 42 St
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from 3 Av/E 41 St to Riverdale Av/W 254 St
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 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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