You can take the 1 2 or 3 trains uptown 1 stop to times square and transfer to the s shuttle train to grand central. So if penn station is your destination you definitely want either the long island rail road or the e train subway after the airtrain to jamaica.
Easy to get to via subway see how.
How do you get to jfk from penn station. The cost is always 7 and the e train runs 24 hours a day. At off peak hours i paid 12 50. American airlines and delta fly from new york jfk airport jfk to penn station every 4 hours.
E trains run every 8 10 minutes during the day and every 20 minutes after midnight. The lirr costs just 4 per person on weekends up to 9 50 for peak times weekdays departing nyc 4 8pm or arriving nyc 6 10am and the airtrain is 5 per person. Tickets cost 35 50 and the journey takes 2h 16m.
The jfk airport bus goes to the port authority bus terminal not penn station. Alternatively amtrak operates a train from new york penn station to baltimore penn station hourly. You can also take the lirr to jamaica long island rail road which costs a little extra but more comfortable.
You ll have to pay 5 for the ride you just ended airtrain to jamaica station as well as the cost to go from jamaica station to penn station. We offer express bus service from grand central to jfk. From penn station in nyc the e train will take you to the lirr jfk airport airtrain sutphin blvd station in about 45 minutes then it s a 12 15 minute ride to the airline terminals.
You can take the e train to jamaica then the airtrain to jfk. Amtrak northeast regional also services this route hourly. As you exit the airtrain to jamaica station you ll need to buy a metrocard.
To get to grand central from penn station by subway. It s a little more expensive but twice as fast. Again change to the airtrain.
And the best way to get from jfk to penn is actually the airtrain to lirr. It will take only 40min 50min. You ll see a sign that tells you to stay to the right if you need to purchase a metrocard.
For that you d need to buy the airtrain ticket near the exit like you would for the airtrain subway and then buy a lirr ticket to penn when you get out to the train platforms. The express bus no longer operates from the penn station to jfk. The lirr long island rail road and airtrain are the best way to get to and from jfk in my view if you re traveling light and can easily get to and from penn station in nyc.
Penn station to jfk. Should take around 50 mins to an hour.