There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Orange by train, subway, bus, taxi, car 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 38 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Babylon / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to South Orange Morris & Essex Line / ...

$13 - $20

Cheapest option

Subway, line 107 bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal A
  2. Take the line 107 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Valley St At 1St St 107

$8 - $14

4 alternative options

Subway, train  •  2 h 3 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 South Orange Morris & Essex Line / ...

$10 - $17

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Orange 30.3 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Orange 30.3 miles

$3 - $5

Towncar  •  43 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to South Orange 30.3 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Orange is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Orange is to taxi which costs $160 - $200 and takes 43 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and South Orange is 26 miles. The road distance is 30.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Orange, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Orange. However, there are services departing from JFK Terminal 4 and arriving at South Orange via Jamaica and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 38 min.

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Orange via Jamaica AirTrain, Jamaica, Penn Station, and New York Penn Station in around 1 h 38 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to South Orange
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 34 St - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to South Orange
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to South Orange
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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