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There are 8 ways to get from New York to Terminal 4E by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train, AirTrain  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica Port Jefferson / ...
  2. Take the AirTrain from Jamaica, NY to Termial 5 Jamaica

$8 - $11

Cheapest option

Subway, bus  •  1h 33m

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Kew Gardens-Union Tpke F / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd to JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION Q10

$5 - $10

6 alternative options

Subway, AirTrain  •  1h

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

$8 - $11

Bus  •  1h 3m

  1. Take the bus from NYC 3 Av & 42 St to Queens, NY-LIE/Rt 405, Exit 23
  2. Take the bus from Main St/Horace Harding Ey N to Archer Av/Sutphin Bl
  3. Take the bus from Jamaica Station-Station D to Terminal 4

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York to Terminal 4E 18.1 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from New York to Terminal 4E 18.1 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  24 min

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

$85 - $95

Towncar  •  24 min

  1. Take a town car from New York to New York JFK Airport 17.9 miles

$80 - $120

New York to Terminal 4E by subway, bus and walk

The journey time between New York and Terminal 4E is around 1h 20m and covers a distance of around 20 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 9m. Operated by MTA, the New York to Terminal 4E service departs from W 4 St-Wash Sq and arrives in Terminal 4E. Typically 1030 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 20m
Fastest journey time:
1h 9m
Services per week:
1030
Cheapest price:
$5
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:01
Last service departs at:
23:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Terminal 4E subway, bus and walk schedules

New York → Terminal 4E
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Terminal 4E is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Terminal 4E is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Terminal 4E is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Terminal 4E is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Terminal 4E is to shuttle which costs $85 - $95 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Terminal 4E. However, there are services departing from NYC 3 Av & 42 St and arriving at Terminal 4 via Main St/Horace Harding Ey N and Jamaica Station-Station D. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Terminal 4E. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Termial 5 via Jamaica, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between New York and Terminal 4E is 13 miles. The road distance is 18.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Terminal 4E without a car is to train and AirTrain which takes 38 min and costs $7 - $11.

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It takes approximately 38 min to get from New York to Terminal 4E, including transfers.

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New York to Terminal 4E bus services, operated by North Fork Express, depart from NYC 3 Av & 42 St station.

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New York to Terminal 4E train services, operated by MTA, depart from New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Terminal 4E is to train and AirTrain which takes 38 min and costs $7 - $11. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1h 3m.

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Map of how to get from New York to Terminal 4E.
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  • Distance: 13 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Terminal 4E, NY, USA?

You can take a train from New York to Terminal 4E via Jamaica, Jamaica, NY, and Termial 5 in around 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Terminal 4E via Main St/Horace Harding Ey N, Archer Av/Sutphin Bl, Jamaica Station-Station D, and Terminal 4 in around 1h 3m.

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.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
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
Subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Kew Gardens-Union Tpke
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
new.mta.info
Train from Jamaica, NY to Termial 5
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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Train from Howard Beach, NY to Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
More information at
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Bus operators
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from NYC 3 Av & 42 St to Queens, NY-LIE/Rt 405, Exit 23
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
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northforkexpress.com
Commuter fares
$15
North Fork fares
$30 - $50
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Bus from Main St/Horace Harding Ey N to Archer Av/Sutphin Bl
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
mta.info
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
new.mta.info
Bus from Jamaica Station-Station D to Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
More information at
rome2rio.com
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 Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd to JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Shuttles by Jayride

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Shuttle from New York to New York JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Shuttle
$85 - $95
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

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Towncar from New York to New York JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Private
$80 - $120
Taxi from New York to Terminal 4E
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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New York to Terminal 4E bus services, operated by JFK Airtrain, arrive at Terminal 4 station.

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New York to Terminal 4E train services, operated by JFK Airtrain, arrive at Termial 5 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Terminal 4E is 18 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from New York to Terminal 4E.

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There are 924+ hotels available in Terminal 4E. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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