There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rutgers University by train, subway, bus, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Babylon / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick Northeast Corridor

$14 - $21

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Train, bus  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Babylon / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown

$12 - $24

4 alternative options

Subway, train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 34 St - Penn Station A
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick Northeast Corridor

$13 - $18

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rutgers University 50.7 miles

$5 - $8

Shuttle  •  55 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to Rutgers University

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  55 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Rutgers University 50.7 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rutgers University. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at New Brunswick via Jamaica and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Rutgers University is 36 miles. The road distance is 50.7 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rutgers University without a car is to train which takes 1 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rutgers University, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rutgers University train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Jamaica station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rutgers University train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New Brunswick station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rutgers University is 51 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rutgers University.

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There are 121+ hotels available in Rutgers University. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rutgers University.
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  • Distance: 36.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rutgers University via Jamaica, NY, Jamaica, Penn Station, New York Penn Station, and New Brunswick in around 1 h 53 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $15
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Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Rutgers University
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Rutgers University
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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