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John F Kennedy Airport Train Recommendations


 
IHateTaxis.com recommends the John F Kennedy Airport train service.

The JFK train ground transportation provides a fast and efficient service from JFK Airport to regions all over New York and Long Island, however it is not luggage-friendly. If several of you are travelling together, it is cheaper and more efficient to take a fixed-price JFK taxi.


John F Kennedy Airport Train Rates & Fares


AirTrain JFK fare is USD 5 per person, and the ride takes 10-15 minutes. Transfer between terminals is free. Buy a metrocard from the machine with US dollars or credit card. 

 

Transfer at Howard Beach (Station A) to the A line subway trains (every 5-20 minutes) for a slower (but cheap fare at USD 2.50) run into Manhattan, or at Sutphin Boulevard/Jamaica to the E, J or Z lines runs every 5-12 minutes, fare is also USD 2.50). This makes the combined AirTrain/subway fare USD 7.50.

 

Note that metrocards are now re-usable and re-loadable, but cost USD 1. Add this to your fare, if you don't already have one that you can top up.

 

Transfer to LIRR (Long Island Railroad) at Jamaica for a faster train to Penn Station (Manhattan), and destinations on Long Island such as Lynbrook, Babylon, Hempstead, Garden City, Queens, Brooklyn, Huntington, Oyster Bay, Westhampton, Montauk, Southampton, East Hampton, Islip, Greenport, Ronkonkoma (USD 14.50/70 minutes), Deer Park & many more.

 

Total cost to Penn station in Manhattan is USD 12 and travel time is 30-45 minutes. Be aware that the LIRR services from Penn station before 07:00 on Saturdays are infrequent.


John F Kennedy Airport Train Details

John F Kennedy International Airport Train

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AirTrain JFK is a monorail train from JFK that stops at all terminals and runs very regularly on 3 different routes:

 

Red Route to Jamaica Station on Long Island

 

Please note Jamaica LIRR (Long Island Railroad) train station coincides with Sutphin Boulevard Archer Avenue JFK Airport Subway station. Confusingly, this combined station is also known as AirTrain JFK stop D.

 

Red Route goes from Jamaica Station/Station D to Federal Circle/Station C (for Rental Cars, Cargo and Hotel shuttles), Terminal 1, Terminal 2/3, Terminal 4, Terminal 5, Terminal 6, Terminal 7, Terminal 8/9, Federal Circle/Station C and Jamaica Station.

 

Green Route to Howard Beach Subway station

 

The Green Route goes from Howard Beach Station/Station A (serves the Subway system & Long term parking C) to Lefferts Blvd/Station B (for long term parking A & B), Federal Circle/Station C (for Rental Cars, Cargo and Hotel shuttles), Terminal 1, Terminal 2/3, Terminal 4, Terminal 5, Terminal 6, Terminal 7, Terminal 8/9, Federal Circle/Station C, Lefferts Blvd/Station B and Howard Beach Station/Station A.

 

Yellow Route runs between the terminals

 

The yellow route goes to all the terminals in all directions.

 

The Red and Green routes also stop at Station C (Federal Circle) which houses the Rental Cars, Cargo and Hotel shuttles. AirTrain JFK operates Monday-Friday 05:00-03:00 every 5-20 minutes and at weekends 04:00-03:00 every 12-30 minutes.




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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2018