AirTrain JFK links the region’s rail and subway transportation network to NYC.
AirTrain has three service routes:
- Airline Terminal route (Inner Loop).
- Howard Beach route.
- Jamaica Station route. Variable message signs in the stations located above the AirTrain doors indicate applicable AirTrain service routes and station stops.
By railroad, take the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) at Penn Station, 33rd Street and 8th Avenue, and connect to AirTrain at Jamaica Station — $7.00 peak train fare plus $5.00 for AirTrain.
By subway, take the or subway to Jamaica Station at Sutphin Blvd/Archer Ave, Jamaica Station and connect to the AirTrain. Or take the subway to the Howard Beach station at JFK and transfer to AirTrain. Subway fare is $225 plus $5.00 for AirTrain.
For more information, call LIRR at 1+(718) 217-LIRR, NYC subway at 1+(718) 330-1234 or AirTrain JFK at 1+(877) JFK-AirTrain, or visit AirTrain JFK.
For bus and subway travel information, call 1+(718) 330-1234 or visit: www.mta.info
Note: All NYC Transit buses are accessible for people with disabilities.
Point to point directions for MTA subways and buses.
HopStop.com — think of it as MapQuest for the subway system.
For MetroCard information, call 1+(212)-METROCARD (1+(212) 638-7622) within New York City or 1+(800)-METROCARD (1+(800) 638-7622) outside New York City.
Regularly scheduled buses
New York Airport Service Express Bus Located across from Grand Central — Park Ave & 41st St. $15.00; every 20 – 30 minutes 5:10am to 10:00pm. 1+(718) 875-8200.
Port Authority Bus Terminal — 42nd St & 8th Ave. New York Airport Service Express Bus — $15.00; every 30 minutes 5:20am to 10:00pm. 1+(718) 875-8200.
Shared Van to your hotel
SuperShuttle Manhattan Service* — approx. $17 – $19. 1+(212) 258-3826.
Air Link New York* (14th to 96th Sts) — approx. $17. 1+(877) 599-8200.
* For all shared rides, reservations are required 24 hours in advance. Service and prices subject to change without notice.
JFK Airport Guide
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Airport express, shuttle bus service in Manhattan to and from Newark, JFK & LaGuardia Airports. They depart to & from Grand Central, Penn Station and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan 7 days a week from 5:00am-11:30pm. They offer free shuttle van service to Times Square & mid-town hotels between 23rd and 63rd Streets for our NYC Airporter shuttle bus customers. Getting to Manhattan from Newark, JFK & LGA has never been easier! They also provide New York Airport Transfers between Newark & JFK or LGA* & JFK & LGA airports, every 30 minutes on the hr.