Brooklyn to JFK Travel Information

Cheapest Way Public Transit — $3
Fastest Way Rideshare — 17min
Eco-Friendly Way Drive — 3 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — rideshare, shuttle, public transit and by car
Distance 9 miles
Travel Companies Metropolitan Transportation Authority, AirTrain JFK, Lyft, Uber
Rideshare
$11 · 17min · 4 lb of CO2
Brooklyn to JFK
+1 more option

Brooklyn airport rideshare

Rideshare is available at JFK John F Kennedy Intl. Lyft and Uber will pick you up at Brooklyn and take you all the way to JFK. There are multiple options available. Unlike a shuttle at Brooklyn, these rideshares generally have a lower price per traveler and some airports have additional airport fees.
Shuttle
$22 · 17min · 4 lb of CO2
Brooklyn to JFK
Public Transit
$3 · 58min · 5 lb of CO2
Church Avenue (25) to Terminal 4

Public Transit from Brooklyn airport

It's very common to take public transportation from Brooklyn to JFK. 4 public transportation providers, including Metropolitan Transportation Authority, AirTrain JFK, can help take you to your destination.

Starting at Brooklyn, you can hop on at Church Avenue (25) and ride all the way to Terminal 4.

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Drive
$1 · 13min · 3 lb of CO2
Brooklyn to JFK
+1 more option

Drive from Brooklyn airport

It's 9 miles between Brooklyn to JFK. On a typical day, it might take between 13min and 14min from Brooklyn to JFK under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 14min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to JFK by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $2.

What is the best way to travel from Brooklyn to JFK?

The are 4 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Brooklyn to JFK. Rideshares are always on demand but are subject to surge pricing. Book when you need them!

When to book trip from Brooklyn to JFK?

Need help getting to the airport from Brooklyn? There is usually no need to book these sort of trips from Brooklyn to JFK in advance. Rideshares should be available on demand all hours of the day. Public transportation prices do not fluctuate like flights. Instead, they're either flat rate or priced by distance traveled. If possible, you can book your tickets via an app or alternatively at the station upon arrival. You're in luck because Lyft or Uber are available at JFK. They are usually available on demand and should be available within 15 minutes of ordering. Since public transportation is available, you might be able to take this mode instead. This should help remediate any issues related to traffic and will be cheaper. Shuttle service may be available as well. If you're traveling with a large group, you should probably take a shuttle as it will reduce the price per person. With this option, you'll want to book as soon as possible to allow the shuttle service enough time to coordinate your pickup and dropoff.

What's the cheapest way from Brooklyn to JFK?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Brooklyn to JFK is by public transit. The public transit costs $3 roughly and will take 58 minutes.

Does the AirTrain JFK go to JFK New York?

Yes or you can take AirTrain JFK to the airport. The AirTrain JFK picks up at Church Avenue (25) and drops off at Terminal 4. The Subway takes 58 minutes and costs $11. You can take the train to the JFK New York.

How long does it take from Brooklyn to JFK by car?

The total distance between Brooklyn and JFK is 9 miles and will take you about 13 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $2.

Travel companies on this route

Public Transit
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
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Public Transit
AirTrain JFK
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Rideshare
Lyft
Rideshare
Uber