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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Long Beach / ...
  2. A

$12 - $14

Cheapest option

Subway  •  1 h 26 min

  1. A

$6 - $8

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. AirTrain
  2. Q44-Sbs

$7 - $12

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. 20.8 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  24 min

  1. 20.8 miles

$2 - $3

Shuttle  •  24 min

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  24 min

  1. 20.8 miles

$16 - $180

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

There is no direct connection from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Washington Heights. However, you can take the train to Jamaica AirTrain, take the walk to Jamaica, take the train to Penn Station, take the walk to 34 St - Penn Station, then take the subway to 181 St. Alternatively, New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Washington Heights every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from JFK International Airport to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av to E 180 St/Devoe Av
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Washington Heights
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Terminal 4 to Washington Heights
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Terminal 4 to Washington Heights
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Washington Heights is 26 km. The road distance is 33 km.

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Washington Heights is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 24 min.

The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Washington Heights is to taxi which takes 24 min and costs $110 - $140.

It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Washington Heights, including transfers.