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AirTrain JFK

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JFK International Airport, Jamaica Station, Jamaica, NY 11430
+1 718-244-4444
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Quick and efficient connection to NYC

Taking the Air Train to/from JFK and NYC is reliable, efficient, and easy. Stops at every terminal... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mark W
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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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Fast and efficient ride

There is no traffic on the Airtrain. It is cheap. It is fast and efficient. It is also convenient... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cabulihan
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“federal circle” (73 reviews)
“hotel shuttle” (57 reviews)
“air train” (140 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
JFK International Airport, Jamaica Station, Jamaica, NY 11430
This attraction is at John F. Kennedy Intl Airport
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+1 718-244-4444
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Taking the Air Train to/from JFK and NYC is reliable, efficient, and easy. Stops at every terminal and connects to subway and LIRR. Trace time from terminal 4 to midtown is just under and hour and only $7.50. No traffic to deal with and you’ll...More

Thank Mark W
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is no traffic on the Airtrain. It is cheap. It is fast and efficient. It is also convenient transportation to the Jamaica terminal. We took it at Terminal 4 John F Kennedy Airport.

Thank Cabulihan
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you need to use the AirTrain at JFK you will find it easy, reliable, and clean. Depending on the time of the day, and season, the crowds vary in numbers, but everything flows. I used it to get to the Hotel Shuttles at Federal...More

Thank Jose P
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The ride from the Jamaica Station to the airport was via the AirTrain. It was very clean and had a nice option for quick snacks. After having caught the LIRR from Penn Station, walking into the area for the AirTrain was a pleasant surprise. It...More

Thank Stacey M
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Combined with the E train it is the fastest and cheapest way to go from JFK airport to NYC. Keep credit enough in your Metro card for your trip back to the airport so you don’t loose time and catch the first available air train...More

Thank Jorge B
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We only need to use the AirTrain to get from our terminal building to where the hotel shuttle buses wait. What a quick & efficient service!! Now that I know the AirTrain exists I shall use it get from JFK to Downtown!

Thank bl0ndie72
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We used this for the first time to get from our hotel in Times Square to JFK. First, you have to take the subway from Times Square to get to the Sutphin station/Archer Ave/JFK. We did have to transfer trains to get on the blue...More

Thank jletourneau
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As most people should know travelling by car in NY city is a nightmare and going and coming from JFK is no exception. Best option is the AirTrain it is fast, very efficient and one is there every few minutes. If you take the Airtrain...More

Thank Roy H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to get to JFK without having a heart attack thinking you might miss your flight, wanting to scream from the traffic, and generally having an anxiety attack, I strongly urge you to take the Airtrain. It's clean, efficient,, runs often and drops...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reader board on the AirTrain doesn’t state which stop The shuttle circle is until right before you come to it. Slightly confusing!

Thank SeattleBoraBora
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Susan G
June 20, 2018|
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Response from Steve-and-Andie | Reviewed this property |
The Air Train runs between all terminals and Jamaica every 5 to 10 minutes. To exit the Air Train at Jamaica costs $5. If you are using the subway from Jamaica to downtown New York get a combined ticket for $7.25 which will... More
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rekahorvat
June 18, 2018|
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Response from Brian B | Reviewed this property |
What people have said in answer is correct just make sure that if you need any help, ask an Airtrain officer wearing a red jacket.
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rekahorvat
June 17, 2018|
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Response from Andy S | Reviewed this property |
I would take the air train to sutphin blvd then take the E- train to 50th street which is a couple of blocks from port authority. That’s what I always do, while trip takes about an hour.
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