One of the most popular tourist destinations in the city, Times Square is the crown jewel of New York and is situated in Midtown Manhattan. Visitors love staying in this area because of its proximity to the world-famous Empire State Building and a phenomenal amount of Broadway theatres. With over 50 million visitors flying into JFK Airport every year, things can get a little busy, so we’ve broken down all the available transport options from JFK to Times Square to make things simple for you.
There are currently five main options for transportation from JFK to Times Square; subway, train, car rental, taxi or private transfer. The cheapest option is the subway, costing just €10.20. Alternatively, you can take a JFK Airport taxi if you want a faster, more comfortable journey. The journey takes about 45 minutes depending on traffic levels and the price of a transfer from JFK Airport to Times Square is around €64.80, not including extra charges.
If you’d prefer a set-rate fee with no hidden costs and a fully personalised transfer service, pre-booking a private transfer with trusted companies like Welcome Pickups is a fantastic choice for those who want a hassle-free arrival.
*The direct bus that used to run from JFK to Manhattan is currently suspended. However, there are plans to replace it at some point in the future.Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to New York at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.