There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway) 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, subway  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Atlantic Terminal Hempstead / ...
  2. Take the subway from Atlantic Av - Barclays Ctr to Whitehall St R / ...

$11 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus, line 4 subway  •  1 h 9 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 Bowling Green 4 / ...

$6 - $10

6 alternative options

Subway  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to Broad St J / ...

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway) 16.1 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway) 16.1 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  23 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Terminal 4 to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway)

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  23 min

  1. Take a town car from Terminal 4 to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway) 16.2 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  23 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway) 16.1 miles

$30 - $45

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway), NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway). However, you can take the train to Jamaica AirTrain, take the walk to Jamaica, take the train to Atlantic Terminal, take the walk to Atlantic Av - Barclays Ctr, take the subway to Whitehall St, then take the walk to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway). Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway) via New Lots Av/Ashford St, New Lots Av, and Bowling Green in around 1 h 9 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Atlantic Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from Atlantic Av - Barclays Ctr to Whitehall St
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from New Lots Av to Bowling Green
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to Broad St
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
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
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$30 - $45
uberX + Car Seat
$50 - $70
uberX
$45 - $60
uberXL
$60 - $75
UberBLACK
$80 - $100
SUV
$100 - $130
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Terminal 4 to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway)
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Terminal 4 to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway)
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway)?

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway) is 20 km. The road distance is 26 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway)?

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway) is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 23 min.

What is the fastest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway)?

The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway) is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs $85 - $110.

How long does it take to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway)?

It takes approximately 56 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway), including transfers.

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