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

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Train  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the train from Yonkers Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica Port Jefferson / ...

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Bus via 5 Av/W 55 St  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the bus from S Broadway/Prospect Av to 5 Av/W 55 St
  2. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 54 St to Queens Bl/78 Av X63 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd to JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION Q10

5 alternative options

Bus, subway  •  2h

  1. Take the bus from Riverdale Av/W 263 St to Broadway/W 207 St Bx7
  2. Take the subway from Inwood-207 St to Howard Beach-JFK Airport A

Bus  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Broadway/W 262 St to Boston Rd/E 180 St Bx9
  2. Take the bus from Boston Rd/E 180 St to Archer Av/Sutphin Bl Q44-Sbs

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Yonkers to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 24.9 miles

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Yonkers to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 24.9 miles

Towncar  •  30 min

  1. Take a town car from Yonkers to New York JFK Airport 24.9 miles

Yonkers to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by train and tram

The journey time between Yonkers and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is around 1h 26m and covers a distance of around 31 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 17 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 16m. Operated by Amtrak, Long Island Rail Road and JFK Airtrain, the Yonkers to New York JFK Airport (JFK) service departs from Yonkers Amtrak Station and arrives in Terminal 4. Typically 38 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 9m
Layover time:
17 min
Total time:
1h 26m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 16m
Journey distance:
31 miles
Services per week:
38
Cheapest price:
$34
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:12
Last service departs at:
22:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Yonkers to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train and tram schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Yonkers to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 30 min.

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The fastest way to get from Yonkers to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to taxi which takes 30 min and costs $130 - $160.

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No, there is no direct bus from Yonkers to New York JFK Airport (JFK) station. However, there are services departing from S Broadway/Prospect Av and arriving at JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION via Madison Av/E 54 St and Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Yonkers station to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Yonkers Amtrak Station and arriving at Terminal 4 via New York Penn Station and Jamaica Station-Station D. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 10m.

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The distance between Yonkers and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 21 miles. The road distance is 24.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Yonkers to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to train which takes 1h 10m and costs $30 - $55.

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It takes approximately 1h 10m to get from Yonkers to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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Yonkers to New York JFK Airport (JFK) bus services, operated by MTA, depart from S Broadway/Prospect Av station.

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Yonkers to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Yonkers Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Yonkers to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to train which takes 1h 10m and costs $30 - $55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $12 - $15 and takes 2h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Yonkers to New York JFK Airport (JFK).
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  • Distance: 20.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 10m

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

You can take a train from Yonkers to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station, New York Penn Station, Jamaica, and Jamaica Station-Station D in around 1h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Yonkers to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via Boston Rd/E 180 St, Archer Av/Sutphin Bl, and Jamaica Station-Station D in around 2h 33m.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Yonkers Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $30
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Business Seat
$25 - $35
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$7 - $10
Peak
$4 - $13
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
Subway from Inwood-207 St to Howard Beach-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Bus operators
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Bus from Riverdale Av/W 263 St to Broadway/W 207 St
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
new.mta.info
Bus from Broadway/W 262 St to Boston Rd/E 180 St
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
new.mta.info
Bus from Boston Rd/E 180 St to Archer Av/Sutphin Bl
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
new.mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 54 St to Queens Bl/78 Av
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
new.mta.info
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 S Broadway/Prospect Av to 5 Av/W 55 St
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
mta.info
Standard Rider
$2 - $7
Seniors 65+ and disabled
$1 - $4
Bus from Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd to JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
mta.info
Standard Rider
$2 - $7
Seniors 65+ and disabled
$1 - $4
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 Yonkers to New York JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Private
$100 - $150
Taxi from Yonkers to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Mexico Car Service
Phone
+1 914-968-6666
Website
mexicocs.com

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

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Yonkers to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Jamaica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Yonkers to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 25 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Yonkers to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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