Directions from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockefeller Center

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  45 min

  1. AirTrain / ...
  2. E

$6 - $8

6 alternative options

Bus, subway  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Q10
  2. F

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. 18.1 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  22 min

  1. 18.1 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  22 min

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  22 min

  1. 18.1 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  22 min

  1. 18.1 miles

$40 - $55

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

There is no direct connection from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockefeller Center. However, you can take the train to Jamaica AirTrain, take the walk to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport, take the subway to 5 Av/53 St, then take the walk to Rockefeller Center. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockefeller Center via Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd, Kew Gardens - Union Tpke, and 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr in around 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from JFK International Airport to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Port Authority NYNJ
New York City Transit (MTA)
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
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
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockefeller Center
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$40 - $55
uberX + Car Seat
$55 - $75
uberX
$50 - $65
uberXL
$65 - $85
UberBLACK
$85 - $110
SUV
$110 - $140
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockefeller Center
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Terminal 4 to Rockefeller Center
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Terminal 4 to Rockefeller Center
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Rockefeller Center is 21 km. The road distance is 29 km.

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockefeller Center is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 22 min.

The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockefeller Center is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs $95 - $120.

It takes approximately 45 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockefeller Center, including transfers.