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

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Recommended option

AirTrain, train  •  40 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 8 to Jamaica, NY Jamaica
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Rockville Centre Babylon

$9 - $11

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Bus  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to 165 St / 165 St Term Q3
  2. Take the bus from Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd to Merrick Rd + Davison Pl n4

$6 - $10

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Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockville Centre 10.1 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockville Centre 10.1 miles

$1 - $2

Towncar  •  13 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Rockville Centre 10.1 miles

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  13 min

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

$16 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockville Centre is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockville Centre is to taxi which costs $55 - $70 and takes 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to Rockville Centre. However, there are services departing from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION and arriving at Merrick Rd + Davison Pl via Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockville Centre. However, there are services departing from Terminal 8 and arriving at Rockville Centre via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Rockville Centre is 8 miles. The road distance is 10.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockville Centre without a car is to AirTrain and train which takes 40 min and costs $9 - $11.

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It takes approximately 40 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockville Centre, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockville Centre bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockville Centre train services, operated by JFK Airtrain, depart from Terminal 8 station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockville Centre is to AirTrain and train which takes 40 min and costs $9 - $11. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $5 - $10 and takes 1 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockville Centre.
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  • Distance: 7.5 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockville Centre via Jamaica, NY and Jamaica in around 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockville Centre via 165 St / 165 St Term and Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd in around 1 h 48 min.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Terminal 8 to Jamaica, NY
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Rockville Centre
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to 165 St / 165 St Term
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd to Merrick Rd + Davison Pl
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Shuttles by Jayride
Website
jayride.com
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Rockville Centre
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Rockville Centre
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockville Centre
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockville Centre bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, arrive at Merrick Rd + Davison Pl station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockville Centre is 10 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rockville Centre.

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