Taxis

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

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

Comments

1570

45 dollars with tips and tolls.
JFK_Specialist

Hi

For the family summer trip to NYC we need a transport from JFK to a Manhattan Hotel for 5 passengers and baggage.

Is there also a minivan atxi service at JFK available? any other comment's?

BR
Thomas

You may ask at GTD at JFK about minivan or shuttle.
JFK_Specialist

Whats the easiest Way from LGA to JFK
Hi
did the two Airports have a Bus Connection ?
Is the cab the right and easiest Way...
Thanks

I and 2 kids (under 10) would like to go to Philadelphia (city area) straight from JFK airport at around 12noon. We have few of luggages and long keyboard casing (around 30kg) size around (L)1m x (W)40 cm.

Please kindly advise us of how much it will cost us and how to book the taxi.

Thanks so much for your time.

Warm regards,
Wylt

Will a yellow cab fit 4 adults,4 suitcases plus hand luggage??If so approx how much from JFK to Times Square??

Trip is on the meter around 45 plus tips and tolls.
JFK_Specialist

Could you please tell me what wold be the price for the JFK / Time Square Transfer ?? ( 02 adults only )
Arival at 08 PM to JFK on a sunday
Best regards
Sara

I have change Airport time of 5 Hrs between JFK to Newark Liberty. What the best option if us 2 adults & 3 kids & 3 cases. Arriving at 10.00hrs

How much is a taxi for 2 adults, 3 bags from JFK to Element New York Times Square West
311 west 39th Street, New York NY 10018

45$ plus tips and tolls.
JFK_Specialist

Hi your cab will cost $60 to $65 with tolls and tip wait in the cab stand do not go with anyone but a yellow cab from the stand !!!

Travel date 10 Feb with 2 Adults + 2 kids... 2 case
How much for a taxi... arriving at 20.00hrs
from JFK Airport to Millenium UN Plaza.

Hi your cab fare is just the cab not per person all rides into anywere in the city are a flat fare so with tolls and tip around $60 to $65 and go to the cab stand if anyone comes to you they are not a nyc cab they will take you to there own car and it will cost you big time !!!

Hi, I understand that the flat rate is $45.- plus tolls for JFK to Manhattan, but is this per person? We are 3x persons. And we are going to the Hyatt Grand.
TXS

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