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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


Does anyone know any details and also how about LGA?

I really need help with finding quick accurate directions from New York, NY, 7th Ave & 28th St to JFK and then back to New York, NY, 34th St between 11th Ave and 12th Ave. I am a little confused as I think that my western places are near or in Penn Station? but how do I know when I get to the airport??? Just get off at the Jamaica station .... So Lost!!! Please HELP!!

Prices, Travel time between places, Helpful Hints to make it smoother and so that I don't look like a crazy lost tourist.

I have a flight leaving from Terminal 1. Can I go duty free Shopping in Terminal 7 or can't I get back again after Security Control ?

How to reach JFK Terminal 4 from Penn Station via train / subway?

Could someone please give me the best method of transportation from JFK airport to Candlewood Suites which is situated at 339W 39th Street New York (Times Square)?

Can someone please tell me how to get from the JFK airport to Parsipanny,NJ?

Can anyone tell me what airtrain to take to go to Jamaica Station from Terminal 3?.....Or can I just take any airtrain? thank U

Take taxi or public transit to Penn Station, transfer to NJ Transit-Montclair/Boonton line train and get off at Boonton or Mountain Lakes, closest stations to Parsippany.

I will have a transfer between T4 and T3.
Which air train track should be taken to reach T3 from T4? How much minutes?
Vice versa
Which air train track should be taken to reach T4 from T3? How much minutes?
Thank you

Take track 2 from T4 to T3, and track 1 vice versa. Less than two minutes between terminals.

We are traveling from St. Louis to Rome through JFK in March. Our inbound flight lands in term 3 and outbount in term 1. We will be checking out bags all the way. Will we need to claim our bags for customs? Is AirTrain inside security or will we need to re-enter security when we get to term 1?

You will not deal with customs until you reach Rome. If you're flying the same airline or codeshare partner from STL to Rome your bags should be checked through, but best to ask at check in. If not you will claim your bags and re-check at T1. AirTrain is outside security so take the train on track 2 from T3 to T1 and you will check in/clear security.

Simple question:

What's the best, fastest and cheapest way to get to the Hilton Times Square from JFK?

Airtrain to Jamaica Ave. Transfer to E train to 42nd Street. Cost $7.50 PP

I would like to know the best possible route from JFK to the cancer hospital.Train schedule as well


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