Bus at JFK Airport

Bus lines at JFK Airport

One of the cheapest transportation options at John F. Kennedy Airport are buses. You can pick them up at Terminal 5, since the bus stop is located there. Use the AirTrain to move from and to other terminals.

The following Bus lines stops at the airport:

- B15 (Schedule)

- Q3 (Schedule)

- Q10 (Schedule)

MTA Website or use the MTA TripPlanner


From / to Queens

- Jamaica: Bus Q3. Travel Time: 50 minutes to/from Jamaica station. Single ticket price: USD $ 2.75.

- Hollis, St Albans, Long Island: Bus Q3. Travel Time: 40 minutes to/from Hollis. Single ticket price: USD $ 2.75.

- Long Island: Bus Q3. Travel time: 20 minutes to/from Locust Manor. Single ticket price: USD $ 2.75.

- Kew Gardens, Richmond Hill and South Ozone Park: Bus Q10. Travel Time: 40-45 minutes to/from Kew Gardens. Single ticket price: USD $ 2.75.

Opening hours: 24 hours, 7 days week.


From / to Brooklyn

- Bedford Stuyvesant: Bus B15. Travel Time: 85 minutes to/from Myrtle Avenue; 70 minutes to/from Kingston-Throop Avenues.Single ticket price: USD $ 2.75.

- Crown Heights, East Flatbush: Bus B15. Travel Time: 55 minutes to/from Sutter Av-Rutland Road. Single ticket price: USD $ 2.75.

- Brownsville, East New York: Bus B15. Travel Time: 30-40 minutes to/from New Lots Avenue. Single ticket price: USD $ 2.75.

Opening hours: 24 hours, 7 days week.


Useful information

Buses are handicapped accessible.

There are various private bus lines operating express buses to Manhattan, the Hudson Valley, and Long Island.


MetroCard: is the integrated system to travel through the public transportation. One single way is $2.75 and passengers can travel by MTA subways and buses. Metrocard is rechargeable and travelers can do transfers for free between subways and buses.

To buy a MetroCard: purchase it in the Vending Machines or in the information point in the main stations.

Children: 44 inches tall & under travel for free.

*All Buses accept MetroCard or exact change (coins only) with the exception of Select Bus Service (SBS).

*Metro North Railroad and Long Island Rail Road fares require separate ticket purchase at Machines or Ticket Offices. Passengers must buy the ticket before board these destinations.