There are 5 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union City by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union City via Jamaica in around 35 min. Alternatively, NYC Airporter operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union City every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min.

Train operators
Port Authority NYNJ
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Avg. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi
Avg. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Avg. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Terminal 4 to Union City
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union City?

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Union City is 25 km. The road distance is 34 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union City?

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union City is to drive which costs $3 and takes 26 min.

What is the fastest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union City?

The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union City is to taxi which takes 26 min and costs $140.

Is there a direct train between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Union City?

No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union City. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 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 Union City?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from JFK Airport and arriving at Port Authority Terminal. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union City?

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