AirTrain JFK is the easiest way to travel to, from and around Kennedy International Airport. AirTrain connects with MTA New York City Transit subways and buses and the Long Island Rail Road, providing a low-cost way to travel by mass transit to major destinations in New York and New Jersey. Best of all, you never have to worry about traffic and can lower your carbon footprint.
AirTrain makes frequent stops everywhere around the airport: airline terminals, parking lots, hotel shuttle areas and rental car facilities. What's more, every AirTrain ride around the airport is free. The service operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
|Destination||Connection||Estimated Cost* and Time|
|Midtown Manhattan New York Penn Station W. 34 St.||MTA NYC Transit E Subway at Jamaica Station||$7.50
|Lower Manhattan below W. 14 St.||MTA NYC Transit A Subway at Howard Beach Station||$7.50
|Upper Manhattan W. 125 St.||MTA NYC Transit E Subway at Jamaica Station. In Manhattan transfer to a subway or bus for final destination.||$7.50
|Southern Queens, Northern Brooklyn||MTA NYC Transit J or Z Subway at Jamaica Station||$7.50
*Includes the $5 AirTrain entry/exit fee and the $2.50 MTA subway fare (all fees are per person). A $1 new card fee will apply to new MetroCard purchases from the vending machines. New card fee does not apply to MetroCard refills and MetroCards bought from authorized merchants. MetroCard merchants are located near the entrance/exit to the Jamaica and Howard Beach stations.
|Destination||Connection||Estimated Cost** and Time|
|Manhattan West side (Penn Station) & Queens||Long Island Rail Road at Jamaica Station||35 minutes
**Includes the $5 AirTrain fee and LIRR peak period fare (all fees are per person).
For more information on payment options, click "Cost and Tickets."
To learn more about mass transit connections available from AirTrain JFK, click "To and From JFK" on the left side of this page.