Directions from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockaway Beach

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Recommended option

AirTrain, subway  •  32 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Howard Beach, NY Howard Beach / ...
  2. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to Broad Channel A

$9 - $11

6 alternative options

Bus, AirTrain, subway  •  36 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Lefferts Blvd/Airtrain Sta B15 / ...
  2. Take the AirTrain from Lefferts Boulevard, NY to Howard Beach, NY
  3. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to Broad Channel A
  4. Take the subway from Broad Channel to Beach 98 St A / ...

$11 - $18

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockaway Beach 11.2 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockaway Beach 11.2 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  15 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Terminal 4 to Rockaway Beach

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  15 min

  1. Take a town car from Terminal 4 to Rockaway Beach 11.2 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockaway Beach 11.2 miles

$26 - $35

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

There is no direct connection from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockaway Beach. However, you can take the AirTrain to Howard Beach, NY, take the walk to Howard Beach - JFK Airport, take the subway to Broad Channel, then take the subway to Beach 98 St. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockaway Beach via Lefferts Blvd/Airtrain Sta, Lefferts Boulevard, NY, Howard Beach, NY, Howard Beach - JFK Airport, and Broad Channel in around 36 min.

Train operators
Port Authority NYNJ
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Terminal 4 to Howard Beach, NY
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from Lefferts Boulevard, NY to Howard Beach, NY
Ave. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Terminal 4 to Station A Howard Beach
Ave. Duration
24 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Train from Station B Lefferts Blvd to Station A Howard Beach
Ave. Duration
2 days 0 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Lefferts Blvd/Airtrain Sta
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockaway Beach
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$26 - $35
uberX + Car Seat
$40 - $55
uberX
$30 - $45
uberXL
$45 - $60
UberBLACK
$55 - $75
SUV
$75 - $95
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockaway Beach
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Terminal 4 to Rockaway Beach
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Terminal 4 to Rockaway Beach
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Rockaway Beach is 7 km. The road distance is 18 km.

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockaway Beach is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 15 min.

The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockaway Beach is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs $60 - $75.

It takes approximately 32 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockaway Beach, including transfers.