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



I will arrive on an international flight from JFK in the next couple of days. I then need to get to Penn Station to catch a train. What is the best way to get to Penn Station from JFK?

We arive 8 nov. 11.55 uur am at JFK (from The Netherlands).
We stay at the comfort inn hotel in Queens.

We understand that we can take a taxi to our hotel en that the costs are ± $ 25 to $ 35 ?

Is that correct?

greetings Ingrid den Braasem

I need to get from JFK to Blue Point, Long Island on Friday evening. About how much would a taxi cost? Are there any flat rate services available or other options?

I am flying in two hours before my wife to terminal 4 whilst she is arriving at terminal 3. Where is a good place to meet?

I need to be in the airport at 5am for a 7am flight to San Francisco. Will I be able to get a taxi easily at that hour or will I need to book in advance?

I have 9 hours with me at the JFK Airport. Will it be a good option to take a taxi for a trip around the city and back? How much will it cost? Are there any other options for someone like me?
Thanks in advance.

$100 roundtrip for the taxi fare to manhattan. then you could get the open top hop-on/hop-off bus tour of the city, for about $40.

Dear Sir ,
Almost round trip by taxi from& To JFK air port would cost 100$ including the fare , toll and tips . Regarding the 7 hours i can offer you be in your service along the 7 hour touring most of the city for 400$ .or i can pick you up and drop you back for 100$.

Is the flat fare from JFK to Manhattan for passenger or for car.How much is the toll,if there is any,from JFK to Manhattan

Hi, what is best way to get from airport to Stamford. How long does it take? I've seen somewhere about 45 mins, is that about right? How much should I expect to pay? Thanks

Need a taxi today from JFK about 6 PM driving to 1595 Post Rd E - Westport, CT 06880
Please inform cost ????


I need to go to 8315, 4th Ave. in Brooklyn, wich bus, metro, subway, etc, can i take? How much is a taxi to that addess?

How much is a typical taxi fare from lower manhattan (chinatown) to JFK?
Is it a flat fare? How much do you tip?

Hi, will be travelling to the Hudson Hotel, in Nov this yr flight arrives around 7pm - I gather we can take a taxi but would a flat fare be charged to this destination?? thanks.



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