JFK International Airport AirTrain

AirTrain JFK is the train service that operates between JFK
International Airport, Long Island Rail Road trains and New York City Subway.
It also serves as an on-airport service connecting the airline terminals, rental
car facilities, hotel shuttles, and airport parking lots.

Air Train JFK has
3 routes:

  • Howard Beach route

The Howard Beach route ends at the Howard Beach-JFK subway station. It stops
at Lefferts Boulevard (connecting transit services - B15 bus) for shuttle buses
to long term parking lots A and B and to airport employee parking.

Connecting transit services: A subway train, Q11 bus

  • Jamaica Station route

The Jamaica route ends at Jamaica Station on the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
next to the Sutphin Boulevard/Archer Avenue-JFK subway station (to Brooklyn
and Manhattan or Queens).

Connecting transit services: E, J and Z subway
trains, Q6, Q8, Q9, Q20A, Q20B, Q25/Q34, Q30, Q31, Q40, Q43, Q44, Q60  and
Q65 buses

Both routes make a counterclockwise loop through the airport and stop at each

  • Airline Terminal route

The Airline Terminal route connects 6 terminal stations (Terminal 1, 2-3,
4, 5-6, 7 and 8-9). Route operates in the opposite direction, making a clockwise
All JFK AirTrain stations are wheelchair accessible. Howard Beach subway and
Jamaica Long Island Railroad stations are wheelchair accessible too.

AirTrain Fare Information

  • Fare of 5$ at Howard Beach or Jamaica Station
  • Rides between all other JFK AirTrain stations are free



How do we get from Terminal 4 to Ridgefield, CT after 5:00 p.m. Thank you very much,

I need to go JFK T4 from stamford Ct...please tell me the better way..

Is there a business lounge for Lan Peru Airline & Delta Airline?

How can I get from JFK to Port Washington, Long Island?

Thanks, Tanya

I need to go to pen station from JFK airport.
I would like to now how.

Me and my mom are arriving this Tuesday (JFK) and we were wondering if we best could take the Airtrain to JFK subway station or to Jamaica station, when we want to travel to Novotel New York Times Square (226 West 52nd Street). Or is there any other (cheap) way?

hey! i have an unlimited subway pass, does that work for the airtran? or will i need to get a seperate one for $5?
thank you

does unlimited subway metrocard work?

arriving at JFK 4/3 and need to get to hotel on 8th and 51st. Suggestions?

Arriving at Grand Central and want to get to JFK ?
Thanks in advance

I went from Penn and caught the LLIR it was relatively simple and took 35min

Would anyone be so good as to let me know what is the best way to get from JFK to Flushing? Many Thanks!!

using the air train, where do i purchase the ticket going to jamaica station? and which air train i had to take to get there? is there any specific air train to get to jamaica station? thanks

Please provide the best way from Flemington, NJ to JFK, except driving my car.

what's the way to get to jfk from penn station. going to T4


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