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There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Uniondale by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Recommended option

AirTrain, train, bus  •  1h 25m

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Freeport
  3. Take the bus from N Main St + Broadway to Uniondale Ave + Jaffa Ave n43

$12 - $15

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Hillside Av/179 St Subway Q3
  2. Take the bus from Hillside Ave & 178 St. to Hempstead Transit Center n6 / ...

$9 - $12

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  16m

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Uniondale 14.8 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  16m

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Uniondale 14.8 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  16m

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Uniondale 14.8 miles

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  16m

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

$16 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Uniondale is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 16m.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Uniondale is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 and takes 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to Uniondale. However, there are services departing from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION and arriving at Jerusalem Ave & Uniondale Ave via Hillside Ave & 178 St. and Hempstead Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 8m.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Uniondale is 11 miles. The road distance is 14.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Uniondale without a car is to AirTrain and train and bus which takes 1h 25m and costs $12 - $15.

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It takes approximately 1h 25m to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Uniondale, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Uniondale bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Uniondale bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, arrive at Hempstead Transit Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Uniondale is 15 miles. It takes approximately 16m to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Uniondale.

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There are 92+ hotels available in Uniondale. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Uniondale.
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  • Distance: 10.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 25m

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

You can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Uniondale via Hillside Av/179 St Subway, Hillside Ave & 178 St., and Hempstead Transit Center in around 2h 8m.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Freeport
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from N Main St + Broadway to Uniondale Ave + Jaffa Ave
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Bus from Hillside Ave & 178 St. to Hempstead Transit Center
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Hillside Av/179 St Subway
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Uniondale
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Uniondale
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Uniondale
Ave. Duration
16m
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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