Taxis are available at every terminal and there is a taxi stand where you will be directed to a taxi.

- use only taxis from the taxi dispatch booth (refuse offers for transportation from others)

- tipping is customary for good service (15 - 20%)

JFK Airport Taxi Fare

$2.50 upon entry
$0.40 for each additional unit

Unit fare:

- 1/5 of a mile, when the taxi is traveling at more than 6 miles/hour

- 60 seconds when not in motion or traveling at less than 12 miles/hour.

The taximeter willl combine fractional measures of distance and time in accruing a unit of fare. Any combination of distance or time shall be computed by the taximeter.

The fare shall include pre-assessment of the unit currently being accrued; the amount due may therefore include a full unit charge for a final, fractional unit.

Night surcharge of $.50: 8:00 PM - 6:00 AM

Peak hour Weekday Surcharge of $1.00: MON - FRI 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Tolls enroute to destinations within New York City are the responsibility of the passenger. On all trips within the New York City, any bridge and tunnel tolls to the destination shall be paid by the passenger, who shall be informed before the start of the trip.

On all trips within the City of New York, return tolls shall not be charged except for trips over the Cross Bay Veterans, Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial, and Verrazano Narrows Bridges.

On trips beyond the City of New York, all necessary tolls to and from the destination shall be paid by the passenger.

Flat Fare from JFK Airport:

The Taxi & Limousine Commission is conducting a Flat Fare program for trips between (to and from) the Manhattan and JFK International Airport.

The flat fare is $45.00 plus any tolls. The meter will not be turned on and the night surcharge will not be added.

If passengers request multiple stops, the flat rate of $45.00 will be collected at the first stop in either Manhattan or John F. Kennedy Airport, and the meter will be turned on for the remainder of the trip. The metered fare should be collected at the last stop, from the last passenger.

Sample Fares from JFK International Airport to Destinations Other Than Manhattan

(These are estimated fares. Actual fares vary depending on traffic, weather and other unforeseen conditions. Tolls are in addition to metered fares and are not shown.)

Between Terminals -> $4 - $12

JFK Airport to the Bronx

Co-op City -> $39 - $44
The Hub (149th & 3rd) -> $38 - $42
Riverdale ->$48-$53

JFK Airport to Brooklyn

Downtown -> $33-$38
Coney Island -> $35-$38

JFK Airport to Queens

Shea Stadium -> $22-$25
Main Street (Kew Gardens) -> $20-$24

JFK Airport to Staten Island

New Dorp Lane -> $52-$55
Victory Boulevard -> $51-$55

JFK Airport to LaGuardia Airport -> $24-$28
JFK Airport to Newark Airport -> $69-$75 + $15 surcharge



Flat fare to Manhattan from JFK is $45+tolls+tip and travel time about 1 hour.

how much will a taxi be from jfk to scotch plains, nj

A little over $100.

I need to get to JFK for a 9am flight to Mexico, how do I arrange a taxi? And what time should it fetch me? 5am?

I will be arriving at JFK on Nov/3/2011 at 05:00am and I need to get to EWR airport.Can you tell me what is the cheapest and most direct route by public transportation or suttle service. Thank you.

hi ill be arriving at the jfk airport but im staying at 76 Brookside Avenue, 2 Bryle Place, Chester, NY 10918 how much would that cost if taking a taxi and is there any other direct transportation that would be cheaper? and is it an option to book the transportation(taxi,..) before i arrive ill be arriving on the 11/23/11 thank youu

We have taxi vans in Mpls that can handle 7+ people. We're arriving JFK tomorrow, and would love to save some $$$ going into Manhattan.

Where do I find a big van and what's the rate.


I know there is a taxi flat fare of $45+toll+tip from JFK to anywhere in Manhattan. Can I expect the same taxi flat fare from Manhattan to JFK?

Hi, can you let me know how much a taxi fare (inc tolls) would be for 3 passengers to go from JFK to the Paramount Hotel nr Times Sq (235W 46th St) - Thanks

Does a cab take 4 passengers and 2-3 bags?

Yes, maximum of 4 passengers.


How much is a taxi from JFK to the New Yorker Hotel in Midtown Manhattan on the corner of 34th St and 8th Ave?

Taxi to anywhere in Manhattan from JFK is flat rate $45+tolls+tip.

Hi, will be arriving at JFK late from Ireland with 2 small children. if i go to taxi rank will they take us to the hampton Inn beside JFK or can they refuse because such a short trip?
thanks for any advice

They are not supposed to refuse any passenger fare. I think the Hampton Inn has a free shuttle; take any AirTrain on track 1 from terminal to Federal Circle Station (free!), all hotel shuttles pick up/drop off there. Expect to pay around $25 for taxi.


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