There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rye 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, line 7 subway  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Woodside
  3. Take the line 7 subway from Woodside - 61 St to Grand Central - 42 St 7 / ...
  4. Take the train from Grand Central to Rye

$20 - $32

Cheapest option

AirTrain, bus, train  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
  2. Take the bus from Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av to E 180 St/Devoe Av
  3. Take the bus from E 180 St/Boston Rd to E Fordham Rd/Decatur Av Bx9
  4. Take the train from Fordham to Rye

$13 - $35

5 alternative options

Bus, line 4 subway, train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to New Lots Av/Ashford St B15
  2. Take the line 4 subway from New Lots Av to Grand Central - 42 St 4 / ...
  3. Take the train from Grand Central to Rye

$15 - $28

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rye 30.8 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rye 30.8 miles

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  38 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  38 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Rye 30.8 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rye is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rye is to taxi which costs $160 - $200 and takes 38 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Rye is 24 miles. The road distance is 30.8 miles.

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

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rye.
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  • Distance: 23.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

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

There is no direct connection from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rye. However, you can take the train to Jamaica AirTrain, take the walk to Jamaica, take the train to Woodside, take the walk to Woodside - 61 St, take the line 7 subway to Grand Central - 42 St, take the walk to Grand Central, then take the train to Rye. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rye via New Lots Av/Ashford St, New Lots Av, Grand Central - 42 St, and Grand Central in around 2 h 33 min.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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rome2rio.com
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 Woodside
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Rye
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $11
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $17
Onboard
$13 - $19
At station
$9 - $14
Train from Fordham to Rye
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $9
Off-peak onboard
$13 - $15
Onboard
$11 - $16
At station
$6 - $12
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to New Lots Av/Ashford St
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av to E 180 St/Devoe Av
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from E 180 St/Boston Rd to E Fordham Rd/Decatur Av
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Rye
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Rye
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Rye
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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