Top Travel Questions – Answered

How do I get to JFK from Manhattan?

Is there an express bus from Manhattan to JFK?

Airport Shuttle

NYC Express Bus is the official shuttle bus for all New York airports. The shuttle bus connects JFK Airport with Manhattan, as well as with La Guardia Airport and Newark Airport. They run every day from 11 AM to 7 PM.

Which subway goes to 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.

Is there a flat fee from Manhattan to JFK?

JFK Taxi Information:

Taxis at JFK Airport charge a flat fare of $52 for trips between the airport and Manhattan. Taxis impose a $4.50 surcharge during peak hours (4-8 p.m. weekdays, excluding holidays), for a fare of $56.50.

How much is a shuttle from JFK to Manhattan?

Total Cost: There is a set fare from JFK to any destination in Manhattan, which is $52 (plus any bridge or tunnel tolls and a surcharge of $4.50 during peak hours 4 pm to 8 pm weekdays). Also, you should tip your driver 15% of the fare- about $8.

How much is the shuttle to JFK?

Airtrain JFK

Location/Destination Rate Travel duration
JFK Airport Free Continous connections between terminals
Manhattan via Penn Station $5.00 + Metrocard ride $7.75 50 minutes
Manhattan W 14th St $5.00 + Metrocard ride $7.75 60 minutes
Manhattan W 135th St $5.00 + Metrocard ride $7.75 75 minutes

How much is a shuttle from JFK to Times Square?

There is an airport shuttle bus that runs directly from JFK to Times Square. It picks up right outside every terminal, and doesn’t need to be booked ahead of time, as the buses are every 25 minutes. The cost is about $25 per trip.

Is it cheaper to take a taxi or Uber from JFK to Manhattan?

“I’ve been to NYC three times since July and I have always taken a cab from JFK and LGA,” said TPG editor Juan Ruiz. Prices have been 20–50% cheaper than Uber/Lyft.”

Is it cheaper to take a taxi or Uber in NYC?

It’s actually cheaper!

You’d think that but, surprisingly no, a taxi cab is still cheaper than an Uber in NYC. To be precise, study from the University of Cambridge has found that a taxi cab is generally cheaper for shorter trips. Once a trip costs more than $35, then an Uber is likely going to be cheaper for you.

Does Uber pick up from JFK?

JFK Pick-Up Areas

Uber drivers are only allowed to pick up riders at the arrivals level of each terminal. You cannot pick up passengers elsewhere, including the terminal drop-off zones. For Terminals 1-4, pull up outside arrivals. For Terminal 5, pull up outside at departures level.

Is Uber or taxi cheaper from JFK?

Questions answered about Uber/Lyft from JFK airport

Because of this taxis are cheaper in New York City when traffic is slow, while Uber is cheaper in most other cases. Surge pricing, however plays a major role. As a New Yorker, I can tell you the pricing is nearly identical and evens out in the end.

Is it easy to get from JFK to Manhattan?

Generally, the fastest way to get to Manhattan from JFK is by private transfer. They take about 45-60 minutes, whereas buses and shuttle services can take anything from 60-120 minutes. In case of heavy traffic, however, your best bet is taking the AirTrain, followed by the subway or LIRR into the city.

How much does LYFT cost from JFK to Manhattan?

Ridesharing Fare Estimates

Lyft $70-80 | 34 Request a ride
XL $74-86 | 34 Request a ride
Lux Black $105-120 | 34 Request a ride
Lux Black XL $140-160 | 34 Request a ride

What is Lift pink?

Lyft Pink is our new membership program that offers an elevated Lyft experience with preferred pricing to enable riders to unlock all their city has to offer. Lyft Pink is for riders who take 2-3 rides per week (or more!) and who are looking to make the most of their time and money.

How much does Uber cost from JFK to Manhattan?

JFK to Manhattan:

Uber rates to Manhattan can get as low as $35 and as high as $163 depending on the service. Flat rates apply to direct trips between specified locations. Lyft, on the other hand, starts at $48 and can get as high as $76 for Plus.

Which is cheaper Uber or Lyft?

Uber’s average pricing is now 10% below Lyft’s, according to his analysis. That’s a flip from May, when Uber’s rides were 1% more expensive. His latest survey also found that Uber’s bookings per hour were 3.4% ahead of Lyft’s.

Can you pay Lyft with cash?

When it comes to payment methods that are available on Lyft, there are a few options to choose from. While you can’t pay cash for your Lyft ride, you can pay with your Lyft account, your debit/credit card, or use a Lyft gift card.

Can you pay Uber with cash?

Can I pay for Uber with cash? Yes, you can pay with cash. Before requesting a ride, go to the Payment section in the app and select Cash. At the end of your trip, pay cash directly to your driver.

Is GoGoGrandparent cheaper than Uber?

GoGoGrandparent costs $0.27 per minute plus the Uber or Lyft fare.

Which ride service is safest?

Our data shows they still consider Uber and Lyft the safest form of transportation compared to taxis, professional car services, and public transportation. More than 75 percent said they haven’t used Uber any less due to safety. Nearly 67 percent for Lyft.

Is GoGoGrandparent safe?

Safety is one of our highest priorities. Though GoGoGrandparent does not have auto insurance that protects you in the event of an accident, the transportation network companies that you use through GoGo do.

How do I cancel GoGoGrandparent?

Call (855) 464-6872.

Who owns GoGoGrandparent?

Justin Boogaard, a co-founder of GoGoGrandparent, told the Sun Sentinel that the idea for the company came to him when his grandmother wanted to see a show in 2016 but had no way of getting there.

How does GoGoGrandparent work?

With GoGo Grandparent the transaction is conducted by phone, with customer service agents. They order the car, communicate with the driver, and monitor your trip. There is technically no age requirement, so you don’t actually have to be a Grandparent and you can schedule a ride from any phone you choose.

How do I order a ride without a phone?

The Uber app is made for use on smartphones. If you don’t have a smartphone, you can still login to your account and request a ride by visiting our mobile website,

Can you still call Uber?

Call us, toll-free

Dial 1-833-USE-UBER (1-833-873-8237) from your cell phone to talk to an Uber team member who will help you create an Uber account and request a ride. You will need to call from a cell phone that can receive text messages.

How do you call Uber?

We operate an Uber support line for riders and drivers 24/7. Just open the “Help” section and select ‘Call Support’ to be connected to our support team via the app.