There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverhead by train, bus, 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  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Hicksville to Riverhead Ronkonkoma

$19 - $25

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Patchogue Montauk
  2. Take the bus from Patchogue LIRR to Riverhead County Center S66

$15 - $22

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Hillside Av/179 St Subway Q3
  2. Take the bus from Airport Connection-Eastbound to Tanger North Fork-Eastbound

$29 - $42

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverhead 70.9 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Terminal 4 to Riverhead

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take a town car from Terminal 4 to Riverhead 70.9 miles

$16 - $180

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

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverhead twice a week. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverhead via Hillside Av/179 St Subway, Hillside Av/178 St, 188 St/Horace Harding Ep, Airport Connection-Eastbound, Tanger, and Tanger Mall Drive in around 3 h 43 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Hicksville to Riverhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Patchogue
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Hillside Av/179 St Subway
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from Airport Connection-Eastbound to Tanger
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
reservations.hamptonjitney.com
Book at
reservations.hamptonjitney.com
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Patchogue LIRR to Riverhead County Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Terminal 4 to Riverhead
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Terminal 4 to Riverhead
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Riverhead is 99 km. The road distance is 113 km.

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverhead is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverhead is to drive which takes 1 h 11 min and costs $6 - $10.

No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverhead. However, there are services departing from JFK International Airport and arriving at Riverhead via Jamaica and Hicksville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 12 min.

No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverhead. However, there are services departing from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION and arriving at Riverhead LIRR via Hillside Av/178 St, Airport Connection-Eastbound and Tanger Mall Drive. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverhead, including transfers.