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There are 5 ways to get from New York to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station by subway, bus, taxi or car

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Subway  •  40 min

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Howard Beach-JFK Airport A

$3

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the bus from 6 Av/W 38 St to 102 St/157 Av Qm15

$2 - $7

Bus via 157 Av/Cross Bay Bl  •  1h 25m

  1. Take the bus from 6 Av/W 38 St to 157 Av/Cross Bay Bl Qm15

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station 12 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from New York to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station 12 miles

$1 - $2

New York to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station by subway

The subway journey time between New York and Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station is around 42 min and covers a distance of around 14 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 38 min. Operated by MTA, the New York to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station subway service departs from W 4 St-Wash Sq and arrives in Howard Beach-JFK Airport. Typically 695 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
42 min
Fastest subway time:
38 min
Subways per week:
695
Cheapest price:
$3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:02
Last subway departs at:
23:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station subway schedules

New York → Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station
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The social distance requirement in Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 8 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station is to taxi which costs $65 - $80 and takes 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 6 Av/W 38 St and arriving at 102 St/157 Av. Services depart four times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from W 4 St-Wash Sq and arriving at Howard Beach-JFK Airport. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between New York and Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station is 10 miles. The road distance is 12 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station without a car is to subway which takes 40 min and costs $3.

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The subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Howard Beach-JFK Airport takes 40 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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New York to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station bus services, operated by MTA, depart from 6 Av/W 38 St station.

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New York to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station train services, operated by MTA, depart from W 4 St-Wash Sq station.

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New York to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at 102 St/157 Av station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station.
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  • Distance: 10.1 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Howard Beach-JFK Airport every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, MTA operates a bus from 6 Av/W 38 St to 102 St/157 Av 4 times a day. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 1h 15m.

Train 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.

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Website
mta.info
Subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Howard Beach-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 6 Av/W 38 St to 102 St/157 Av
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from 6 Av/W 38 St to 157 Av/Cross Bay Bl
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from New York to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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New York to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Howard Beach-JFK Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station is 12 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from New York to Howard Beach–JFK Airport Station.

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