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



Can anyone tell me the easiest way to get to Dumbo by train/bus from JFK?


Is terminal 4 at a walking distance from terminal 3? Is it possible to just walk there without having to take the shuttle? How does one manage getting three bags onto the shuttle!?

Hi, im arriving at JFK friday afternoon around 4 and i need to go to Newark Int. Airport. Is there a train i can catch from Jkf Airport to Newark?...

What is the fastest and cheapest way to get from JFK to Newark airport? Please indicate costs

how do i get from terminal 1 to Hauppauge, long island.

Hi I'm thinking in taking the train from Connecticut to JFK can you help me with the train fairs, and routes that I should take

I am wondering what is the easier way to go to Far hills from JFK
I saw the NJ transit is going to Far hills (NJ) but I don't know how to get it and if it is the easier way

Im just wondering what is the best possible way to get from JFK to lexington ave?

how do i get from jfk to long island city,can i take the air train and then get to the subway?

I have a 4:30pm flight with Delta on Friday. I am taking the E train from midtown east in Manhattan to Jamaica to get the AirTran. What time would you recommend I leave the city to make sure I arrive at JFK in time for my fligth? Thanks.

I am going to arrive at JFK T3 at 8.45am friday.(Delta Airlines flight) and need to go to JFK T4 for taking the 10:40am flight to Dubai.Iam travelling with my 24 months old kid ,am taking stroller also .How long it will take to reach T4 from T3?

How long does it take from Jamaica Station to JFK

I need to get from JFK Airport to Stamford.
I know there are trains to Stamford from Grand Central Station - is this a good choice?
What would be the best way to get from JFK to Grand Central station?
Thank you very much in advance

Yes. Metro North from Grand Central to Stamford would be the only/cheapest way, other than Connecticut Limo (800 472 LIMO) or a taxi.

Besides a taxi or Limo is there any public or shuttle transportation from JFK to anywhwere around Kensington, CT?


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