There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Yonkers by train, subway, 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 46 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Babylon / ...
  2. Take the train from New York to Yonkers VIA Rail / ...

$26 - $64

Cheapest option

Subway, bus  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to Inwood - 207 St A
  2. Take the bus from Broadway/Isham St-W 211 St to Riverdale Av/W 263 St Bx7

$8 - $13

5 alternative options

Line 4 subway, line 4 bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the line 4 subway from New Lots Av to Bedford Park Blvd - Lehman College 4
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Bedford Park Blvd @ Jerome Ave to Prospect St @ Riverdale Ave 4

$8 - $18

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Yonkers 25.6 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Yonkers 25.6 miles

$2 - $4

Shuttle  •  31 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  31 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Yonkers 25.6 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Yonkers. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Yonkers via Jamaica and New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Yonkers is 21 miles. The road distance is 25.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Yonkers without a car is to train which takes 1 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Yonkers, including transfers.

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

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Yonkers train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Yonkers station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Yonkers is 26 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Yonkers.

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There are 1276+ hotels available in Yonkers. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Yonkers.
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  • Distance: 20.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Yonkers via Jamaica, NY, Jamaica, Penn Station, and New York in around 1 h 46 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Yonkers
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $55
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$19 - $28
Economy
$21 - $29
Economy Plus
$35 - $55
Business
$29 - $45
Business Plus/Sleeper
$55 - $80
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Yonkers Amtrak
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $30
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Business Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Room
$120 - $180
New York City Transit (MTA)
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Broadway/Isham St-W 211 St to Riverdale Av/W 263 St
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Westchester County Bee-Line System
Phone
+1 914 995-2000
Website
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from Bedford Park Blvd @ Jerome Ave to Prospect St @ Riverdale Ave
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
Other operators
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Yonkers
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Yonkers
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Yonkers
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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