There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Summit by train, subway, bus, taxi, car 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 Summit Morris & Essex Line / ...

$12 - $19

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Train, line 114 bus, line 70 bus  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  2. Take the line 114 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Mountain Ave At Morris Ave 114
  3. Take the line 70 bus from Morris Ave At Mountain Ave to Broad St At Chestnut Ave 70

$10 - $17

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 Summit Morris & Essex Line / ...

$11 - $16

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Summit 37.2 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Summit 37.2 miles

$3 - $6

Towncar  •  48 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Summit 37.2 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Summit is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Summit is to taxi which costs $190 - $240 and takes 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Summit. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Summit 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 Summit is 31 miles. The road distance is 37.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Summit without a car is to train which takes 1 h 53 min and costs $11 - $19.

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Summit is 37 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Summit.

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There are 212+ hotels available in Summit. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Summit.
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  • Distance: 31.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

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

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

Train operators
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Mountain Ave At Morris Ave
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Morris Ave At Mountain Ave to Broad St At Chestnut Ave
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Summit
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Summit
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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