There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roslyn by train, 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  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from JFK International Airport to Jamaica AirTrain AirTrain
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Roslyn Oyster Bay

$9 - $12

Cheapest option

AirTrain, train, bus  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Mineola
  3. Take the bus from Mineola Intermodal Center to Roslyn Clock Tower n23

$9 - $14

5 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Hillside Av/179 St Subway Q3
  2. Take the bus from Hillside Ave + 182nd St to Mineola Intermodal Center n22 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Mineola Intermodal Center to Roslyn Clock Tower n23

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roslyn 18 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roslyn 18 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Terminal 4 to Roslyn

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  21 min

  1. Take a town car from Terminal 4 to Roslyn 18.1 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

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

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

The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roslyn is to taxi which takes 21 min and costs $95 - $120.

No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roslyn. However, there are services departing from JFK International Airport and arriving at Roslyn via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roslyn. However, there are services departing from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION and arriving at Roslyn Clock Tower via Hillside Ave + 182nd St and Mineola Intermodal Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roslyn, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roslyn via Jamaica AirTrain and Jamaica in around 1 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roslyn via Hillside Av/179 St Subway, Hillside Ave + 182nd St, and Mineola Intermodal Center in around 2 h 20 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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Train from Terminal 4 to Station D Jamaica Station
Ave. Duration
47 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Roslyn
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Mineola
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Port Authority NYNJ
Bus operators
Nassau Inter-County Express
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Mineola Intermodal Center to Roslyn Clock Tower
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Bus from Hillside Ave + 182nd St to Mineola Intermodal Center
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Hillside Av/179 St Subway
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Roslyn
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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 Roslyn
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Terminal 4 to Roslyn
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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