John F. Kennedy International Airport
Queens, NY 11430, USA
If you’re driving to JFK, you’ll be headed to the borough of Queens, about 15 miles outside of Manhattan. We recommend using Google maps for directions. JFK Parking Rates, reviews and reservations can are offered on parkingaccess.com and Instapark.co - both great resources.
There are several major airports within 20-30 miles of JFK, including Long Island Islip and LaGuardia Airports, click the aforementioned link to learn more about the airport's ground transportation options.
Many people are interested in finding the closest airport to Jamaica, NY with JFK only 5.91 miles (9.52 km) away it makes this airport a very convenient option for travelers.
You can also find the cheapest flights from John F. Kennedy JFK Airport.
JFK Airport shuttle to popular Destinations
|Destination||Service Type||Operator||Est. Cost|
|Clifton, NJ||Trains / Bus||LIRR / NJ Transit||$10 - $15 USD|
|Hartford, CT||Airport Shuttle||CT Limo||$97 USD|
|Manchester, CT||Airport Shuttle||Wilsa||$65 USD|
|Philadelphia, PA||Airport Shuttle||Supertrans||$60 USD|
|Langhorne PA||Airport Shuttle||Supertrans||$60 USD|
|Yardley - Newtown||Airport Shuttle||Supertrans||$60 USD|
|Trevose - Bensalem||Airport Shuttle||Supertrans||$60 USD|
|King of Prussia||Airport Shuttle||Supertrans||$70 USD|
|Plymouth Meeting||Airport Shuttle||Supertrans||$65 USD|
|Radnor||Airport Shuttle||Supertrans||$65 USD|
|Fort Washington||Airport Shuttle||Supertrans||$60 USD|
|Willow Grove||Airport Shuttle||Supertrans||$60 USD|
|Bordentown||Airport Shuttle||Supertrans||$60 USD|
|Mount Holly||Airport Shuttle||Supertrans||$60 USD|
|Mount Laurel||Airport Shuttle||Supertrans||$60 USD|
|Bellmawr||Airport Shuttle||Supertrans||$60 USD|
*Est. costs are subject to change and subject to availability. Bus routes may not be point to point and may require an additional Uber/Lyft/Taxi ride. IMPORTANT: Please visit the Operators site (by clicking the link above) for more information.
The most important things to know if you’re going to travel on AirTrain at JFK, costs, maps and what the stops are. By far it’s the fastest way to get around the airport, including all terminals, parking lots, hotel and rental car shuttles and
NYC Public Transportation.
If you’re headed to Manhattan this chart will be useful
|JFK Airport||Free||Continous connections between terminals|
|Manhattan via Penn Station||$5.00 + Metrocard ride $7.75||50 minutes|
|Manhattan W 14th St||$5.00 + Metrocard ride $7.75||60 minutes|
|Manhattan W 135th St||$5.00 + Metrocard ride $7.75||75 minutes|
JFK can be accessed easily via the NYC public transportation system (MTA official website), including the subway system and Long Island Railroad aka LIRR.
Like any major airport, JFK has a plethora of taxi cabs in and out 24/7. Just be careful of unlicensed soliciting car drivers looking to offer you a ride from JFK. We highly recommend tipping well and keep in mind, if you’re traveling from JFK to Manhattan, it’s a flat fee of $52.00 with a surcharge of $4.50 during peak hours (4-8 pm weekdays, excluding holidays). You can have up to 4 passengers in a car and 5 in a mini-van and be sure to take your receipt.
Fares between JFK and Manhattan
|Bronx - Co-op City, Riverdale||$58-$68|
|Brooklyn - Downtown Coney Island||$42-$64|
|Queens - Citi field||$24-$33|
|to LaGuardia LGA Airport||$34-$39|
|to Newark Liberty EWR Airport||$97-$102|
*does not include tolls, tip
If you’re looking for service to Nassua or Westchester, NY, Connecticut, New Jersey NW of Westchester County, we recommend reviewing the Shared Ride Shuttles listed below, because taxi service to their locations/destinations are metered and can end up being very costly.
Shared Ride Shuttle
You have two options to arranaging a shared ride shuttle at JFK.
- At the Port Authority Welcome Center upon arrival at any terminal, manned desk or Kiosks are available
- By visiting their website or by calling ahead of time
List of Shared Ride Shuttles to/from JFK
|Airlink New York||212-812-9000||Get Price Quote|
|All County Express||800-914-4223||Visit Website|
|Connecticut Limousine||800 472-5466||Visit Website|
|ETS AIr Shuttle||718-221-5341||Get Price Quote|
|NYC Airporter||718-777-5111||Visit Website|
|Red Dot Shuttle||800 377-8745||Get Price Quote|
|Super Shuttle Long Island||800-742-9824||Get Price Quote|
|Super Shuttle Manhattan||800-258-3826||Get Price Quote|
Private Car / Rideshare Options
|Carmel Car Service||866-666-6666||Visit Website|
|Execuar||800-253-1442||Get Price Quote|
|Uber||Phone app only||Visit Website|
JFK has all the major car rental brands, such as Alamo, Avis, Hertz, Enterprise and National. If you’re from out of town, NYC and the surrounding area has a lot of tolls, and they’re expensive. So please either grab cash from the ATM or some of the rental car companies have E-ZPass which allows you to pay for tolls electronically and the Rental car company will bill your account.
To learn more about JFK Rental Car companies visit their website
Airport to Airport Shuttles
Here’s a list of all the Airport Connection service providers at JFK that are Shared ride only. We’ve omitted private/group shuttles but you can find out more about those types of services on the JFK Airport site
|JFK to LaGuardia||ETS Air Shuttle||$11||Book now|
|LaGuardia to JFK||NYC Airporter||$17||Book now|
|Laguardia to Newark||NYC Airporter||$29||Book now|
|JFK to Newark||NYC Airporter||$29||Book now|