There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Theater District 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  •  35 min

  1. Take the train from JFK International Airport to Jamaica AirTrain AirTrain
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Port Jefferson / ...

$9 - $11

Cheapest option

Subway  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal A

$6 - $8

6 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK Airport to W 42 St/8 Av JFK - Manhattan

$9 - $18

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Theater District 17.9 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Theater District 17.9 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  22 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Terminal 4 to Theater District

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  22 min

  1. Take a town car from Terminal 4 to Theater District 17.9 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Theater District 17.9 miles

$40 - $55

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Theater District via Jamaica AirTrain and Jamaica in around 35 min. Alternatively, NYC Airporter operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Theater District every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 1 h 22 min. Trans-bridge Lines also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from JFK International Airport to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Theater District
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$40 - $55
uberX + Car Seat
$50 - $70
uberX
$40 - $55
uberXL
$65 - $85
UberBLACK
$85 - $110
SUV
$110 - $140
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Theater District
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Terminal 4 to Theater District
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Terminal 4 to Theater District
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Theater District?

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Theater District is 21 km. The road distance is 29 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Theater District?

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Theater District is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 22 min.

What is the fastest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Theater District?

The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Theater District is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs $95 - $120.

Is there a direct train between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Theater District?

No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Theater District. However, there are services departing from JFK International Airport and arriving at Penn Station via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 min.

Is there a direct bus between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Theater District?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from JFK Airport and arriving at W 42 St/8 Av. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

How long does it take to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Theater District?

It takes approximately 35 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Theater District, including transfers.