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There are 7 ways to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by train, subway, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Train, AirTrain  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica Port Jefferson Branch / ...
  2. Take the AirTrain from Jamaica, NY to Terminal 8 Jamaica

$9 - $11

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Subway  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Howard Beach - JFK Airport A

$8

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Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 17.2 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 17.2 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  21 min

  1. Take a town car from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New York JFK Airport 17.2 miles

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New York JFK Airport

$16 - $75

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 17.2 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Port Authority Bus Terminal station to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Penn Station and arriving at Terminal 8 via Jamaica, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 min.

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The distance between Port Authority Bus Terminal and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 13 miles. The road distance is 17.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to train and AirTrain which takes 41 min and costs $9 - $11.

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It takes approximately 41 min to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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

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Port Authority Bus Terminal to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by JFK Airtrain, arrive at Terminal 8 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Port Authority Bus Terminal to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 17 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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There are 1640+ hotels available in New York JFK Airport (JFK). Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New York JFK Airport (JFK).
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  • Distance: 13.4 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

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

You can take a train from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via Penn Station, Jamaica, and Jamaica, NY in around 41 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
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 8
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Bus operators
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New York JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New York JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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uber.com
Car Seat
$50 - $65
UberX
$40 - $55
UberPool
$35 - $50
UberXL
$60 - $80
Black
$80 - $110
Black SUV
$100 - $130
Taxi from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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