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.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 47 min

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

$10 - $15

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 30 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 Babylon LIRR Station n72

$9 - $26

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 Terminal 4 to West Islip

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  32 min

  1. Take a town car from Terminal 4 to West Islip 32.1 miles

$16 - $180

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 hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 42 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., Hempstead Transit Center, Babylon LIRR Station, and Babylon LIRR in around 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
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
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 Babylon LIRR Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Hempstead, NY to Babylon, NY
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.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 Terminal 4 to West Islip
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Terminal 4 to West Islip
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip?

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and West Islip is 41 km. The road distance is 51 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip?

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.

What is the fastest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip?

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

Is there a direct bus between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and West Islip?

No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip. However, there are services departing from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION and arriving at Union Boulevard via Hillside Ave & 178 St., Hempstead Transit Center and Babylon LIRR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip?

It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Islip, including transfers.

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