Users' questions

Do all the trains go to Howard Beach?

Do all the trains go to Howard Beach?

The station was originally a Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) station along the Rockaway Beach Branch….Howard Beach–JFK Airport station.

Howard Beach–JFK Airport
Division B (IND, formerly LIRR Rockaway Beach Branch)
Line IND Rockaway Line AirTrain JFK
Services A (all times)
Transit MTA Bus: Q11

When was the JFK AirTrain built?

December 17, 2003
AirTrain JFK is an 8.1-mile-long (13 km) elevated people mover system and airport rail link serving John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK Airport) in New York City….

AirTrain JFK
Opened December 17, 2003
Line length 8.1 miles (13 km)

Is there a subway stop at JFK?

Subway: The closest subway station to JFK Airport is Sutphin Boulevard/Archer Avenue/JFK Airport. To get there, you can take the AirTrain from JFK Airport to Jamaica, and transfer to the subway. Long Island Rail Road: The Long Island Rail Road also stops at Jamaica.

Can you transfer from LIRR to subway?

It’ll allow riders to transfer seamlessly between the LIRR and the city’s bus and subway system. The ticket will allow riders to buy one-way tickets, weekly, or monthly passes valid for both subway and LIRR trains.

Does AirTrain take OMNY?

AirTrain fare is $7.75 on top of your subway or railway fare. You can’t use unlimited passes or OMNY on the AirTrain. Have a MetroCard with money on it before you head to the airport, to avoid lines that can get long.

How much does an uber cost from JFK to Manhattan?

There is a flat fee of $52 not including tolls or tips if you grab a taxi, and an Uber or Lyft will likely cost $65+, depending on surge pricing so make sure to look at fares closely before booking.

Why is there no train to JFK?

It ran more or less along the A train tracks as an express where a single door opened at the stations and you paid an additional fare. At JFK you transferred to a bus shuttle that served the terminals. Tearing up JFK to build a rail line that serves the terminals would be completely impractical.

Which airport is closest to Time Square?

The nearest airport to Times Square is New York Skyports Seaplane Base (NYS) Airport which is 1.7 miles away. Other nearby airports include New York La Guardia (LGA) (6.2 miles), Newark (EWR) (11.1 miles), New York JFK (JFK) (13.3 miles) and White Plains (HPN) (26.4 miles).