There are 7 ways to get from Rockefeller Center to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by subway, train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Subway, train  •  45 min

  1. Take the subway from 5 Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport E
  2. Take the train from Jamaica AirTrain to JFK Terminal 4 Jamaica

$5 - $8

6 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 48 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

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rockefeller Center to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 17.2 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Rockefeller Center to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 17.2 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  20 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  20 min

  1. Take a town car from Rockefeller Center to New York JFK Airport 17.2 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Rockefeller Center to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 17.2 miles

$40 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rockefeller Center to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rockefeller Center to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rockefeller Center to New York JFK Airport (JFK) station. However, there are services departing from Madison Av/E 48 St and arriving at JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION via Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

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The distance between Rockefeller Center 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 Rockefeller Center to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to subway and train which takes 45 min and costs $4 - $8.

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It takes approximately 45 min to get from Rockefeller Center to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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Rockefeller Center to New York JFK Airport (JFK) bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from Madison Av/E 48 St station.

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

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Map of how to get from Rockefeller Center to New York JFK Airport (JFK).
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  • Distance: 13 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

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

You can take a bus from Rockefeller Center to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via Madison Av/E 48 St, Queens Bl/78 Av, and Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd in around 1 h 39 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 48 St to Queens Bl/78 Av
Ave. Duration
49 min
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
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Rockefeller Center to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $55
UberX
$45 - $60
Car Seat
$55 - $70
UberXL
$65 - $90
Black
$85 - $110
Black SUV
$110 - $140
Taxi from Rockefeller Center to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Rockefeller Center to New York JFK Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Rockefeller Center to New York JFK Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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