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There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Water Taxi Beach by tram, train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Tram, train, line 7 subway  •  56 min

  1. Take the tram from Terminal 4 to Jamaica Station-Station D
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Woodside
  3. Take the line 7 subway from 61 St-Woodside to Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av 7 / ...

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Bus via Queens Blvd/ 78 Av  •  2h 11m

  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 37 St/ 3 Av X63 / ...

$5 - $14

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Bus  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Marcus Garvey Bl/Broadway B15
  2. Take the bus from Graham Av/Broadway to Box St/Manhattan Av B43

$5 - $14

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Water Taxi Beach 17.7 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Water Taxi Beach 17.7 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to Water Taxi Beach

$85 - $95

Towncar  •  21 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Water Taxi Beach 17.7 miles

$80 - $120

New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Water Taxi Beach by bus and walk

The journey time between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Water Taxi Beach is around 1h 57m and covers a distance of around 17 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 22m. Operated by MTA Bus Company, the New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Water Taxi Beach service departs from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION and arrives in Water Taxi Beach. Typically 620 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 57m
Fastest journey time:
1h 22m
Journey distance:
17 miles
Services per week:
620
Cheapest price:
$5
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:01
Last service departs at:
23:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Water Taxi Beach bus and walk schedules

Departing Thursday, July 29, 2021

New York JFK Airport (JFK) → Water Taxi Beach
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Water Taxi Beach is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Water Taxi Beach is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Water Taxi Beach is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Water Taxi Beach is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Water Taxi Beach is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to Water Taxi Beach. However, there are services departing from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station and arriving at E 37 St/ 3 Av via Queens Blvd/ 78 Av. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Water Taxi Beach. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av via Jamaica and 61 St-Woodside. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 56 min.

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It is 12 miles from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Water Taxi Beach. It is approximately 17.7 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Water Taxi Beach without a car is to tram and train and line 7 subway which takes 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 56 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Water Taxi Beach, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Water Taxi Beach bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Water Taxi Beach train services, operated by JFK Airtrain, depart from Terminal 4 station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Water Taxi Beach bus services, operated by MTA Bus Company, arrive at E 37 St/ 3 Av station.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Water Taxi Beach.
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  • Distance: 11.6 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

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

You can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Water Taxi Beach via Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd, Queens Blvd/ 78 Av, and E 37 St/ 3 Av in around 2h 11m.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Website
jfkairport.com
Tram from Terminal 4 to Jamaica Station-Station D
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
jfkairport.com
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Woodside
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$6 - $9
Peak
$3 - $12
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 61 St-Woodside to Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
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
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
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Bus from Queens Blvd/ 78 Av to E 37 St/ 3 Av
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Marcus Garvey Bl/Broadway
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus from Graham Av/Broadway to Box St/Manhattan Av
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $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 Water Taxi Beach
Ave. Duration
21 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 Water Taxi Beach
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Private
$80 - $120
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Water Taxi Beach
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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 Water Taxi Beach train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Water Taxi Beach is 18 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Water Taxi Beach.

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