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

JFK Airport Ground Transportation

John F. Kennedy Airport counts with several means of transportation available to transfer not only to New York City, but also to other locations nearby JFK Airport.

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JFK AIrport to city centre

From JFK Airport passengers have several ways to move to downtown NY. A transfer, a taxi are good options to get quickly there. 


The JFK AirTrain is the option available to move around terminals at the Airport. By this service you can also link with further services such as buses, subways and also the Long Island Rail Road.

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Airport Transfers

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By the JFK AirTrain it is possible to transfer to train and rail facilities at John F. Kennedy Airport.

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Passengers can get easily to Subway connections through AirTrain at JFK. 

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Take the JFK Airport buses to several locations such as Queens and Brooklyn. See detailed information regarding lines and schedules.

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If you wish to transfer in a fast and private mean of transportation, a JFK Airport taxi is the most suitable option. You may get to Midtown Manhattan within 40 minutes under normal traffic conditions.

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If you want private transportation to and from JFK Airport to your preferred final destination, you can book a transfer. 

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Connection between Airports: EWR and LGA

John F. Kennedy Airport passengers who wish to transfer to EWR and LGA Airports have several options to move around.  

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Renting a car in New York area is a good way to move around. Check our search engine to find the best offers available. 

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Alternative means of transport

Private Shuttle

There are also many private shuttles operating between Manhattan, Newark, JFK, LaGuardia, and other destinations. Go Airlink NYC frequently runs web specials, both one-way and return trips.


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Van Service

There are various companies that provide private car and shared van service at JFK Airport. It is recommended to contact with the kiosks located in the Port Authority Welcome Center (Arrivals of each JFK terminal).


JFK Airport is accessible by road and is located in southern Queens on the Van Wyck Expressway (I-678). The Expressway can be accessed from the Belt Parkway, the Grand Central Parkway and Queens Boulevard.

There is a ring road that connects JFK Airport terminals to the Van Wyck Expressway and the Belt Parkway. Van Wyck Expressway changes through the terminal nucleus and turns into the JFK Expressway.

When driving to reach JFK Airport, in the Expressway there are marked all the terminals entrances with the airline’s names written that operate in each terminal. To arrive quickly at the adequate terminal is important to know the terminal number that passengers or drivers need to reach to save time.

Outside each terminal there are signalised all the name airlines that operate.