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

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AirTrain, train  •  37 min

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

$7 - $9

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Bus  •  2 h 21 min

  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  •  1 h 27 min

  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  •  23 min

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

$95 - $120

Drive  •  23 min

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

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  23 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  23 min

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

$16 - $180

Uber  •  23 min

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

$40 - $60

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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 23 min.

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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 23 min.

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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 2 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union Square station. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Penn Station via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 min.

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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 37 min and costs $6 - $9.

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It takes approximately 37 min 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 New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union Square train services, operated by PATH, depart from Terminal 4 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 37 min and costs $6 - $9. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $4 - $14 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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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: 37 min

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 and Jamaica in around 37 min. 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 2 h 21 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to New Lots Av/Ashford St
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station to Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Queens Blvd/ 78 Av to E 23 St/Broadway
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union Square
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $60
UberX
$45 - $65
Car Seat
$55 - $75
UberXL
$70 - $90
Black
$90 - $120
Black SUV
$110 - $150
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union Square
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Union Square
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Union Square
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Union Square train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Penn Station.

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

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