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There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roosevelt Island Tramway by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Recommended option

AirTrain, subway  •  51m

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY Jamaica
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd to Roosevelt Island F

$8

Cheapest option

Bus, subway  •  1h 7m

  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  •  19m

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roosevelt Island Tramway 15.8 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  19m

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roosevelt Island Tramway 15.8 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  19m

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Roosevelt Island Tramway 15.8 miles

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  19m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to Roosevelt Island Tramway

$16 - $75

Uber  •  19m

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roosevelt Island Tramway 15.8 miles

$35 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roosevelt Island Tramway is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 19m.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roosevelt Island Tramway is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 19m.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Roosevelt Island Tramway is 12 miles. The road distance is 15.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roosevelt Island Tramway without a car is to AirTrain and subway which takes 51m and costs $8.

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It takes approximately 51m to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roosevelt Island Tramway, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roosevelt Island Tramway is 16 miles. It takes approximately 19m to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roosevelt Island Tramway.

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There are 2065+ hotels available in Roosevelt Island Tramway. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roosevelt Island Tramway.
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  • Distance: 12 miles
  • Duration: 51m

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

There is no direct connection from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roosevelt Island Tramway. However, you can take the AirTrain to Jamaica, NY, take the walk to Sutphin Blvd, take the subway to Roosevelt Island, then take the walk to Roosevelt Island Tramway. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roosevelt Island Tramway via Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd, Kew Gardens - Union Tpke, and Roosevelt Island in around 1h 7m.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Roosevelt Island Tramway
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Roosevelt Island Tramway
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roosevelt Island Tramway
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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uber.com
Car Seat
$45 - $60
UberX
$35 - $50
UberPool
$35 - $45
UberXL
$55 - $75
Black
$75 - $100
Black SUV
$95 - $130
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roosevelt Island Tramway
Ave. Duration
19m
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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