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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Babylon Babylon / ...

$12 - $15

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Bus  •  3 h 17 min

  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 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Park Ave & N Carll Rd n72

$9 - $12

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip 32.1 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip 32.1 miles

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  32 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  32 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to West Islip 32.1 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip is to taxi which costs $170 - $210 and takes 32 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and West Islip is 25 miles. The road distance is 32.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to West Islip. However, there are services departing from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION and arriving at Park Ave & N Carll Rd via Hillside Ave & 178 St. and Hempstead Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip. However, there are services departing from JFK Terminal 4 and arriving at Babylon via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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There are 59+ hotels available in West Islip. Prices start at $101 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip.
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  • Distance: 25.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip via Jamaica AirTrain and Jamaica in around 1 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip via Hillside Av/179 St Subway, Hillside Ave & 178 St., and Hempstead Transit Center in around 3 h 17 min.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Babylon
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Hillside Av/179 St Subway
Ave. Duration
45 min
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 Hillside Ave & 178 St. to Hempstead Transit Center
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Park Ave & N Carll Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to West Islip
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to West Islip
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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