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There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Thornwood by subway, train, 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

Subway, train  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St E
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Pleasantville Harlem

$18 - $29

Cheapest option

Line 4 subway, line 20 bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 4 subway from New Lots Av to Woodlawn 4
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Jerome Ave @ Bainbridge Ave to Main St @ Court St 20 / ...

$10 - $26

6 alternative options

Bus Coach USA, line 6 bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Archer Av/Sutphin Bl to Hillside Av/Springfield Bl Q43
  2. Take the bus from Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl to White Plains, NY 495
  3. Take the line 6 bus from White Plains Bus Terminal Lane B to Kensico Rd @ Westchester Ave 6 / ...

$21 - $39

Bus, line 6 bus via 5 Av/53 St  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 53 St to S Broadway/New Main St BxM3
  2. Take the line 6 bus from N Broadway @ New Main St to Kensico Rd @ Westchester Ave 6

$12 - $23

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Thornwood 40.8 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Thornwood 40.8 miles

$4 - $6

Shuttle  •  46 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  46 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Thornwood 40.8 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Thornwood is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Thornwood is to taxi which costs $210 - $260 and takes 46 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Thornwood is 33 miles. The road distance is 40.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Thornwood without a car is to subway and train which takes 2 h 13 min and costs $18 - $29.

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It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Thornwood, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Thornwood is 41 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Thornwood.

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There are 89+ hotels available in Thornwood. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Thornwood.
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  • Distance: 33.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 13 min

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

You can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Thornwood via Jamaica, NY, Archer Av/Sutphin Bl, Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, White Plains, NY, and White Plains Bus Terminal Lane B in around 3 h 36 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Pleasantville
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$16 - $18
Onboard
$15 - $21
At station
$11 - $15
Bus operators
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
Bus from Madison Av/E 53 St to S Broadway/New Main St
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Coach USA
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Queens Village, NY to White Plains, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Westchester County Bee-Line System
Phone
+1 914 995-2000
Website
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from White Plains Bus Terminal Lane B to Kensico Rd @ Westchester Ave
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from N Broadway @ New Main St to Kensico Rd @ Westchester Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from Jerome Ave @ Bainbridge Ave to Main St @ Court St
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
Other operators
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Thornwood
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Thornwood
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Thornwood
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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