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

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AirTrain, train  •  31m

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 8 to Jamaica, NY Jamaica
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Valley Stream Far Rockaway / ...

$8 - $10

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Bus  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to 165 St / 165 St Term Q3
  2. Take the bus from Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd to Merrick Rd & Central Av n4

$6 - $10

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Taxi  •  8m

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Valley Stream 6.5 miles

$35 - $45

Towncar  •  8m

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Valley Stream 6.5 miles

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  8m

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

$16 - $75

Walk  •  1h 58m

  1. Walk from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Valley Stream 6.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Valley Stream is to AirTrain and train which costs $8 - $10 and takes 31m.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Valley Stream is to taxi which costs $35 - $45 and takes 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to Valley Stream. However, there are services departing from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION and arriving at Merrick Rd & Central Av via Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Valley Stream. However, there are services departing from Terminal 8 and arriving at Valley Stream via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31m.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Valley Stream is 4 miles.

The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Valley Stream without a car is to AirTrain and train which takes 31m and costs $8 - $10.

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It takes approximately 31m to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Valley Stream, including transfers.

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

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Valley Stream train services, operated by JFK Airtrain, depart from Terminal 8 station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Valley Stream is to AirTrain and train which takes 31m and costs $8 - $10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $5 - $10 and takes 1h 32m.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Valley Stream.
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  • Distance: 4.2 miles
  • Duration: 31m

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Valley Stream via Jamaica, NY and Jamaica in around 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Valley Stream via 165 St / 165 St Term and Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd in around 1h 32m.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Terminal 8 to Jamaica, NY
Ave. Duration
4m
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 Valley Stream
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to 165 St / 165 St Term
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd to Merrick Rd & Central Av
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Valley Stream
Ave. Duration
8m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Valley Stream
Ave. Duration
8m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Valley Stream
Ave. Duration
8m
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Valley Stream bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, arrive at Merrick Rd & Central Av station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Valley Stream train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Valley Stream station.

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