There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockefeller University by train, subway, bus, taxi, 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, subway  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from JFK International Airport to Jamaica AirTrain AirTrain
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd to Roosevelt Island F

$8

Cheapest option

Bus, subway  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd Q10
  2. Take the subway from Kew Gardens - Union Tpke to Roosevelt Island F

$6 - $10

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockefeller University 16.8 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockefeller University 16.8 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Terminal 4 to Rockefeller University

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  21 min

  1. Take a town car from Terminal 4 to Rockefeller University 16.9 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockefeller University 16.8 miles

$35 - $50

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

There is no direct connection from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockefeller University. However, you can take the train to Jamaica AirTrain, take the walk to Sutphin Blvd, take the subway to Roosevelt Island, then take the walk to Rockefeller University. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockefeller University via Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd, Kew Gardens - Union Tpke, and Roosevelt Island in around 1 h 9 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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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 University
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$35 - $50
uberX + Car Seat
$55 - $70
uberX
$45 - $60
uberXL
$60 - $80
UberBLACK
$80 - $110
SUV
$100 - $130
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockefeller University
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Terminal 4 to Rockefeller University
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Terminal 4 to Rockefeller University
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockefeller University?

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Rockefeller University is 20 km. The road distance is 27 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockefeller University?

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockefeller University is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 21 min.

What is the fastest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockefeller University?

The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockefeller University is to taxi which takes 21 min and costs $90 - $110.

How long does it take to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockefeller University?

It takes approximately 52 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockefeller University, including transfers.

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