There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Thornwood by train, subway, 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, line 7 subway  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Woodside
  3. Take the line 7 subway from Woodside - 61 St to Grand Central - 42 St 7 / ...
  4. Take the train from Grand Central to Pleasantville

$21 - $34

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  46 min

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

$16 - $75

4 alternative options

Line 4 subway, train  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 4 subway from New Lots Av to Grand Central - 42 St 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Pleasantville Harlem

$18 - $38

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

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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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Thornwood, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Thornwood. However, you can take the train to Jamaica AirTrain, take the walk to Jamaica, take the train to Woodside, take the walk to Woodside - 61 St, take the line 7 subway to Grand Central - 42 St, take the walk to Grand Central, then take the train to Pleasantville. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Thornwood via New Lots Av/Ashford St, New Lots Av, Grand Central - 42 St, Grand Central, Pleasantville, and Bedford Rd @ Wheeler Ave in around 3 h 26 min.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Woodside
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Pleasantville
Ave. Duration
54 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
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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