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There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to WTC Cortlandt Station by tram, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Tram, subway

  1. Take the tram from Terminal 4 to Howard Beach-Station A
  2. Take the subway from Howard Beach-JFK Airport to Fulton St

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Lewis Av/Myrtle Av

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to WTC Cortlandt Station

Drive

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to WTC Cortlandt Station

Shuttle

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to WTC Cortlandt Station

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to WTC Cortlandt Station

New York JFK Airport (JFK) to WTC Cortlandt Station by bus, subway and walk

The journey time between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and WTC Cortlandt Station is around 1h 45m and covers a distance of around 18 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 8 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 20m. Operated by MTA Bus Company and MTA, the New York JFK Airport (JFK) to WTC Cortlandt Station service departs from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION and arrives in WTC Cortlandt Station. Typically 734 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 36m
Layover time:
8 min
Total time:
1h 45m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 20m
Journey distance:
18 miles
Services per week:
734
Cheapest price:
$6
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:01
Last service departs at:
23:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York JFK Airport (JFK) to WTC Cortlandt Station bus, subway and walk schedules

Departing Monday, September 20, 2021

New York JFK Airport (JFK) → WTC Cortlandt Station
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in WTC Cortlandt Station is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in WTC Cortlandt Station is recommended.

The social distance requirement in WTC Cortlandt Station is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to WTC Cortlandt Station is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to WTC Cortlandt Station is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to WTC Cortlandt Station. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Fulton St via Howard Beach-JFK Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h.

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It is 13 miles from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to WTC Cortlandt Station. It is approximately 16.7 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to WTC Cortlandt Station without a car is to tram and subway which takes 1h and costs $8 - $11.

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It takes approximately 1h to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to WTC Cortlandt Station, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to WTC Cortlandt Station train services, operated by JFK Airtrain, depart from Terminal 4 station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to WTC Cortlandt Station train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Fulton St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to WTC Cortlandt Station is 17 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to WTC Cortlandt Station.

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  • Distance: 13 miles
  • Duration: 1h

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

MTA Bus Company operates a bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Lewis Av/Myrtle Av every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1h 23m.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
new.mta.info
Tram from Terminal 4 to Howard Beach-Station A
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$8
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MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Howard Beach-JFK Airport to Fulton St
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Bus operators
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Lewis Av/Myrtle Av
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
mta.info
Shuttles by Jayride

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to WTC Cortlandt Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Shuttle
$85 - $95
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to WTC Cortlandt Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Private
$75 - $110
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to WTC Cortlandt Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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