JFK Airport Informational Guide to John F. Kennedy International - New York (JFK) - NON OFFICIAL

JFK Train

JFK Airport does not have railway station at the Airport but it is easy to arrive to the nearest one: the Long Island Rail Road. 

In order to access to the train, passengers need to take the AirTrain, which connects all terminals and gives both access to train and subway once in Jamaica Station. To know more about how to take the AirTrain, visit that section. 


The closest Train station to JFK Airport is Jamaica Station, serving the LIRR (Long Island Rail Road). The following lines stop at the stations:

- Babylon
- Belmont Park
- Far Rockaway
- Hempstead
- Long Beach
- Montauk
- Oyster Bay
- Port Jefferson
- Ronkonkoma
- West Hempstead

From Jamaica Station, passengers can chose from a wide range of routes. To check more stops, please check MTA website

This commuter rail links Jamaica station with Penn Station, located in Midtown Manhattan, and Atlantic Terminal, located in Downtown Brooklyn, as well as all Long Island destinations. Fares and schedules vary by time and day. Travel time can be significantly shorter than using the subway.

train FARES

The AirTrain links passengers from JFK Airport to the Long Island Railroad in Jamaica Station. Tickets cost $8.25 USD. 

A part of that, the fare will vary depending on your final destination.