IHateTaxis.com
Arrive Stress-Free
An International Travelers' Ground Transportation Guide

Destination Search



Currency Exchange

US Dollar
USD 5:
US Dollar (USD 5)
CAD $6.48
AUD $6.78
NZD $7.63
EUR €4.24
GBP £3.77
JPY ¥559.32

More Currencies,
Foreign Exchange Calculator



Read More: Travel Tax Squeeze: Best and Worst USA Cities

Travel Tax Squeeze: Best and Worst USA Cities


Read More: How to Protect Yourself When Renting a Car

How to Protect Yourself When Renting a Car


Search for JFK John F Kennedy Airport Rental Car Deals

Car Rental


More Things to do in New York, including Tours, Layover, and Overnight Ideas


Stuff to do in New York


New York Tour Ideas

New York City Cocoa and Carols Holiday Cruise

New York City Cocoa and Carols Holiday Cruise
Duration:
105 minutes
From:
USD 64.00
<p>A holiday sing-a-long cruise with  homemade cookies and spiked hot cocoa. During this 1.75 hour tour, you will cruise by many of New York's well-known areas, including Battery Park, South Street Seaport and the Financial District, as well as the New York City skyline.</p> <p>See the city lights on all evening departures and the Statue of Liberty.</p>

New York Food Tour of Historic Greenwich Village

New York Food Tour of Historic Greenwich Village
Duration:
3 hours
From:
USD 77.44
During your small-group, 3-hour food tour, you will find secret food havens nestled throughout Greenwich Village with your local guide. Enjoy food tastings as well as an in-depth tour of the Village. Try everything from bagels and doughnuts to delicious New York style pizza on this walking tour.

More Things to do in New York, including Tours, Layover, and Overnight Ideas


John F Kennedy Airport (JFK) Train & Subway Services


John F Kennedy Airport TransfersSafely Arrive or Depart Stress-Free at the John F Kennedy Airport -- Book a safe and economical John F Kennedy Airport shuttle transfer from USD 22 or less. See the John F Kennedy Airport Shared Shuttle Transfers page for rates and details.
Book My Shuttle Now

 JFK John F Kennedy Airport Train Services

 

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

John F Kennedy Airport train photo

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.




 More John F Kennedy Airport Transfer & Airport Connection Options



Last Updated: 4 Jan 2018