JFK Airport Ground Transportation

Most used transport types

There are specific webpages detailing the following types of transportation available at JFK Airport:

AirTrain information

Airport Transfers

Train and Subway

MTA Buses


Connection between Airports: EWR and LGA


Other types


GO Airlink NYC

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.





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.



Uber is authorized to operate at JFK airport. To use the private car transportation service passengers need to download the app (available for iPhone and Android).

You have two options, to share a ride or to have a private ride.

From JFK airport to Brooklyn (New York Avenue with Atlantic Avenue) should cost about $40 with UberX. Price can change depending of the rush hours but the app indicates the approximate rates. From JFK to Midtown Manhattan should be between $50 and $70 more or less.


Rental Car

Various car rental companies provide service at JFK airport. Check all the options here!