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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Subway, train  •  58 min

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to 34 St - Herald Sq N / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica Babylon / ...

$9 - $14

Cheapest option

Line 4 subway, bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 4 subway from 86 St to New Lots Av 4
  2. Take the bus from New Lots Av/Ashford St to JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION B15

$5 - $10

6 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from E 57 St/Lexington Av to Queens Bl/78 Av X63 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd to JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION Q10

$7 - $17

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Upper East Side to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 16.6 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Upper East Side to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 16.6 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  21 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  21 min

  1. Take a town car from Upper East Side to New York JFK Airport 16.6 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from Upper East Side to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 16.6 miles

$40 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Upper East Side 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 Upper East Side to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 21 min.

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The distance between Upper East Side and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 13 miles. The road distance is 16.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from Upper East Side to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from Upper East Side to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via 59 St, E 57 St/Lexington Av, Queens Bl/78 Av, and Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd in around 1 h 49 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from New Lots Av/Ashford St to JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from E 57 St/Lexington Av to Queens Bl/78 Av
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Upper East Side to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$40 - $55
uberX
$45 - $60
uberX + Car Seat
$50 - $70
uberXL
$65 - $85
UberBLACK
$85 - $110
SUV
$100 - $140
Taxi from Upper East Side 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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Upper East Side to New York JFK Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Upper East Side to New York JFK Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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