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There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverdale by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Recommended option

Train, line 1 subway  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Long Beach / ...
  2. Take the line 1 subway from 34 St - Penn Station to Van Cortlandt Park - 242 St 1

$12 - $14

Cheapest option

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

$10 - $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

Towncar  •  29 min

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

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  29 min

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

$16 - $75

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 costs $130 - $160 and takes 29 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 train and line 1 subway which takes 1 h 19 min and costs $12 - $14.

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverdale, including transfers.

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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 1653+ hotels available in Riverdale. Prices start at $114 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 19 min

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 AirTrain to Jamaica, NY, take the walk to Jamaica, take the train to Penn Station, take the walk to 34 St - Penn Station, then take the line 1 subway to Van Cortlandt Park - 242 St. 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 10 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
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
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
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Riverdale
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Riverdale
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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