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There are 8 ways to get from New York to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Train, AirTrain  •  36m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica Port Jefferson / ...
  2. Take the AirTrain from Jamaica, NY to Terminal 4 Jamaica

$9 - $11

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Bus  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 29 St to Queens Bl/78 Av X63 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd to JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION Q10

$5 - $14

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Subway, AirTrain  •  59m

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St to Howard Beach - JFK Airport A
  2. Take the AirTrain from Howard Beach, NY to Terminal 4 Howard Beach

$8

Taxi  •  23m

  1. Take a taxi from New York to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 15.3 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  23m

  1. Drive from New York to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 15.3 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  23m

  1. Take a town car from New York to New York JFK Airport 15.3 miles

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  23m

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

$16 - $75

Uber  •  23m

  1. Take an Uber from New York to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 15.3 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 23m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 and takes 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to New York JFK Airport (JFK) station. However, there are services departing from Madison Av/E 29 St and arriving at JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION via Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Penn Station and arriving at Terminal 4 via Jamaica, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36m.

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The distance between New York and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 13 miles. The road distance is 15.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to train and AirTrain which takes 36m and costs $9 - $11.

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It takes approximately 36m to get from New York to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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New York to New York JFK Airport (JFK) bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Madison Av/E 29 St station.

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New York to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to train and AirTrain which takes 36m and costs $9 - $11. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $4 - $14 and takes 1h 46m.

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Map of how to get from New York to New York JFK Airport (JFK).
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  • Distance: 12.8 miles
  • Duration: 36m

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

You can take a train from New York to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via Jamaica and Jamaica, NY in around 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via Queens Bl/78 Av and Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd in around 1h 46m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Jamaica, NY to Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Train from Howard Beach, NY to Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 29 St to Queens Bl/78 Av
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd to JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from New York to New York JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from New York to New York JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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Car Seat
$45 - $60
UberX
$35 - $50
UberPool
$30 - $45
UberXL
$55 - $75
Black
$75 - $95
Black SUV
$95 - $120
Taxi from New York to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
23m
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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

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New York to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by JFK Airtrain, arrive at Terminal 4 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 15 miles. It takes approximately 23m to drive from New York to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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