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There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union Square by train, bus, subway, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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AirTrain, train  •  46m

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY Jamaica
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Long Beach / ...

$12 - $14

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Bus  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd Q10
  2. Take the bus from Queens Blvd/ 78 Av to E 23 St/Broadway X63 / ...

$5 - $14

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Bus, line 4 subway  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to New Lots Av/Ashford St B15
  2. Take the line 4 subway from New Lots Av to 14 St - Union Sq 4 / ...

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  23m

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union Square 18.1 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  23m

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union Square 18.1 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  23m

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Union Square 18.1 miles

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  23m

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

$16 - $75

Uber  •  23m

  1. Take an Uber from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union Square 18.1 miles

$40 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union Square is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 23m.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union Square is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to Union Square. However, there are services departing from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station and arriving at E 23 St/Broadway via Queens Blvd/ 78 Av. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 21m.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Union Square is 13 miles. The road distance is 18.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union Square without a car is to AirTrain and train which takes 46m and costs $12 - $14.

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It takes approximately 46m to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union Square, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union Square bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union Square is to AirTrain and train which takes 46m and costs $12 - $14. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $4 - $14 and takes 2h 21m.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union Square bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at E 23 St/Broadway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union Square is 18 miles. It takes approximately 23m to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union Square.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union Square.
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  • Distance: 12.7 miles
  • Duration: 46m

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union Square via Jamaica, NY, Jamaica, Penn Station, and 34 St - Herald Sq in around 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union Square via Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd and Queens Blvd/ 78 Av in around 2h 21m.

Train operators
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to New Lots Av/Ashford St
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Queens Blvd/ 78 Av to E 23 St/Broadway
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Union Square
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Union Square
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union Square
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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uber.com
Car Seat
$50 - $70
UberX
$40 - $55
UberPool
$40 - $55
UberXL
$65 - $85
Black
$85 - $110
Black SUV
$110 - $140
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union Square
Ave. Duration
23m
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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