There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Shelton by train, subway, bus, 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

AirTrain, train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Bridgeport Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Bridgeport to Derby

$38 - $74

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  1 h 26 min

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

$16 - $75

5 alternative options

Subway, bus  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal A
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct 2010 / ...

$22 - $49

Line 4 subway, train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 4 subway from New Lots Av to 125 St 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Bridgeport New Haven

$25 - $52

Bus, line 3507 bus, line 255 bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Archer Av/Sutphin Bl to Hillside Av/Springfield Bl Q43
  2. Take the line 3507 bus from Queens Vil, Ny to New York, Ny
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct
  4. Take the line 255 bus from Chapel St and Temple St to Howe Ave and Hill St 255

$29 - $71

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Shelton 73.6 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Shelton 73.6 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Shelton. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Derby via Jamaica, New York Penn Station and Bridgeport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Shelton is 59 miles. The road distance is 73.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Shelton without a car is to AirTrain and train which takes 4 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Shelton, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Shelton train services, operated by PATH, depart from Terminal 4 station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Shelton is to AirTrain and train which takes 4 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 3507 bus and line 255 bus, which costs and takes 5 h 21 min.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Shelton train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Derby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Shelton is 74 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Shelton.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Shelton. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Shelton.
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  • Distance: 59.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Shelton, CT, USA?

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Shelton via Jamaica, NY, Jamaica, Penn Station, New York Penn Station, Bridgeport Amtrak, and Bridgeport in around 4 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Shelton via Jamaica, NY, Archer Av/Sutphin Bl, Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, Queens Vil, Ny, New York, Ny, New Haven, Ct, Union Ave and Union Station, Chapel St and Church St, and Chapel St and Temple St in around 5 h 21 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Bridgeport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Bridgeport to Derby
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$7 - $9
Off-peak onboard
$13 - $15
Onboard
$11 - $15
At station
$6 - $11
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$13 - $15
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$20 - $28
At station
$17 - $21
New York City Transit (MTA)
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Queens Vil, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $18
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Archer Av/Sutphin Bl to Hillside Av/Springfield Bl
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Chapel St and Temple St to Howe Ave and Hill St
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Shelton
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Shelton
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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