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There are 9 ways to get from Rockefeller Center to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by subway, train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Recommended option

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

$8

Cheapest option

Subway, bus  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the subway from 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr 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

7 alternative options

Subway, AirTrain  •  48 min

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

$8

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

Towncar  •  20 min

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

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  20 min

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

$16 - $75

Uber  •  20 min

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

$35 - $50

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 $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 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 MTA, arrive at JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rockefeller Center to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 17 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Rockefeller Center to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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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
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Jamaica AirTrain to JFK Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Train from Jamaica, NY to Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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rome2rio.com
Bus operators
MTA
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
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
Shuttles by Jayride
Website
jayride.com
Shuttle from Rockefeller Center to New York JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from Rockefeller Center to New York JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
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
$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 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

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