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

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Riverhead Ronkonkoma

$18 - $25

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Shuttle  •  1 h 11 min

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

$16 - $75

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Airport Connection-Eastbound to Tanger North Fork-Eastbound

$29 - $49

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

$17 - $22

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

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

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Riverhead 70.9 miles

$16 - $180

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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.

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

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverhead. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Riverhead via Jamaica and Ronkonkoma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Riverhead is 62 miles. The road distance is 70.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverhead without a car is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs $18 - $25.

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverhead, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverhead is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs $18 - $25. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $29 - $50 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverhead train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Riverhead station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverhead is 71 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverhead.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverhead.
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  • Distance: 61.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverhead via Jamaica, NY, Jamaica, and Ronkonkoma in around 3 h 22 min. Alternatively, Hampton Jitney Inc. operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Riverhead once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
LIRR
Train from Ronkonkoma to Riverhead
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
LIRR
Train from Jamaica to Patchogue
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from Airport Connection-Eastbound to Tanger
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Online
$20 - $29
Onboard
$24 - $35
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
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Riverhead
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Riverhead
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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