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

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Train  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Babylon Babylon / ...

$12 - $16

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Bus  •  3 h 15 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

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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

Towncar  •  32 min

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

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  32 min

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

$16 - $75

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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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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 15 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 Terminal 4 and arriving at Babylon via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 16 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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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip without a car is to train which takes 1 h 16 min and costs $12 - $16.

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It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip, including transfers.

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

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Jamaica station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip is to train which takes 1 h 16 min and costs $12 - $16. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $8 - $13 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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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 16 min

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

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 54 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 15 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Babylon
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
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
Shuttles by Jayride
Website
jayride.com
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to West Islip
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to West Islip
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
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

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, arrive at Park Ave & N Carll Rd station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip is 32 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip.

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