New York John F. Kennedy Int'l Airport
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
. There are several major airports within 20-30 miles of JFK, including Long Island Islip
Airports, click the aforementioned link to learn more about the airport's ground transportation options.
JFK Airport shuttle to popular Destinations
*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
If you’re headed to Manhattan this chart will be useful
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
*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.
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
Private Car / Rideshare Options
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
A Different Ride for Each Budget
Shared Ride Shuttle service is the most economical way to and from the airport yet very convenient and efficient.
Book a private car, van or limo when you need direct, exclusive service to and from the airport.