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Airport Shuttles

Go Airlink provides an ride-share airport shuttle between the airport and New York City. Service is available 24-hours per day. Head to the ground transportation desk and present the desk agent with your shuttle voucher. The agent will direct you to your scheduled shuttle. Your shuttle driver will know when your flight is scheduled to arrive.  For more information, visit the Go Airlink web site.

NYC Airporter provides express bus service between JFK Airport – Grand Central Station – Penn Station – Port Authority Bus Terminal. Free WiFi is available on-board. If you are arriving at JFK and haven’t purchased your tickets online, you can purchase tickets at their desk in the Ground Transportation Welcome Center or from a sales agent outside the baggage claim. The bus departs from all terminals. A complimentary van transfer is provided to travellers staying at mid-town hotels between 23rd and 63rd Streets.  For more information, visit the NYC Airporter web site.

Additionally, there are a number of shared van service that will get you directly to your destination. Go to the Port Authority Welcome Center, located on the Arrivals level of each terminal, to make arrangements.

AirTrain

AirTrain is an elevated railway system that serves JFK Airport, and connects all airport terminals and parking lots with the Long Island Rail Road and New York City subway lines in Queens. AirTrain service runs 24 hours a day, and is affordable, easy to use and wheelchair-accessible. Three overlapping routes are available: the Howard Beach route, Jamaica Station route and All Terminals loop. Passengers can ride the AirTrain for free around the airport, but must pay if entering or exiting at off-airport AirTrain stations. For more information, visit the Airtrain web site.

Amtrak Connections

Amtrak is located at Penn Station. Total travel time via public transportation is approximately 47 minutes. The NYC Airport Shuttle service provides connections, and of course, you can hire a taxi but plan for at least 1 hour of travel time.

Car Rentals

The following car rental companies are available at the airport: Advantage • Alamo • Avis • Budget • Dollar • Enterprise • Hertz • National • Payless • Thrifty. Location: Car rental counters or courtesy phones can be found on the arrivals level near the baggage claim in all terminals. To pick-up the car you will take the AirTrain to Federal Circle Station.

Buses

A total of 6 bus routes (Q3, Q6, Q7, Q10, Q10 LTD and B15) connect the airport with surrounding metropolitan areas. These buses stop adjacent to Terminal 5, and can be accessed via a free on-airport AirTrain trip to the Terminal 5/6 station. Hours: most of these routes operate 24 hours a day. For more information regarding the bus routes, schedules and fares visit the MTA website.

Hotel Shuttles

Some area hotels provide courtesy airport shuttle service for their guests. Ask your hotel about shuttle service details and availability. Passengers can take the AirTrain to the hotel shuttles waiting area at Federal Circle station. Here are some hotels that offer airport shuttle service: Best Western JFK Airport Hotel   •   Courtyard JFK International Airport   •   Crowne Plaza JFK Airport   •   Days Inn JFK Airport   •   Fairfield Inn New York JFK Airport   •   Hampton Inn NY – JFK   •   Hilton Garden Inn Queens/JFK Airport   •   Hilton New York JFK   •   Holiday Inn Express At JFK   •   Holiday Inn New York JFK Airport Area   •   Radisson Hotel JFK Airport   •      Sleep Inn JFK Airport Rockaway Blvd   •   The Five Towns Inn.

Inter-Airport Transfers

The New York City metropolitan area is served by three major airports: JFK International Airport, LaGuardia Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport. The NYC Airporter provides service between JFK and LaGuardia or JFK and Newark Airport (via Port Authority Bus Terminal transfer to a partner service). All County Express and ETS Air Shuttles also provide service between JFK and LaGuardia or Newark Liberty Airport.

Taxis

Taxi stands are located outside each terminal. Ignore non-uniformed people offering to assist with baggage. Sample Taxi Fares from JFK Airport: Flat Fare is $52 (or $56.50 during peak time of 4:00PM – 8:00PM) to the first destination (plus tolls and tip). The taximeter and receipt should reflect this is a flat fare.

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