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Bus from Penn Station to JFK Airport | JFK to Penn Station

Penn Station to JFK


NYC Airporter is the official bus operator of the DOT & The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey. We provide affordable and on time, express service to and from Penn Station in Manhattan and JFK Airport.* It's the best way to get to JFK from Penn Station or Penn Station to JFK!

NYC Airporter offers passengers, complimentary shuttle van transfers to all Times Square and Midtown Manhattan Hotels located between 23rd and 63rd Streets from our stop at Bryant Park (Hotel shuttles depart from 42nd st. btwn 5th & 6th ave - closer to 5th ave, across the street from the park, in front of Chipotle). For your return trip back to the airport, you MUST go to one of our bus stops: Penn Station, Port Authority or Grand Central. We DO NOT pick up from hotels. PLEASE read here for more information.

*IMPORTANT: Please keep in mind that our complimentary shuttle service is optional, passengers have the option to use our complimentary shuttles to your hotel or you can take a cab after arriving at Bryant Park. Please take New York City traffic into consideration, we are not responsible for long waiting times for our complimentary shuttles. We will however provide the most professional and efficient service possible to get you to your hotel. 

On your trip to JFK Airport customers may board our NYC Airporter Express service at Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan:*

  • Penn Station (West 33rd Street between 6th and 7th Avenues next to Sbarro’s Pizzeria)

Our Penn Station bus stop is just off the corner of 33rd street and 7th Ave. The line for the bus forms on 33rd street right next to the Sbarro restaurant. Look for our NYC Airporter agents or shuttle vans. 

Daily hours of service are

  • 5:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. 
  • The first bus departs Penn Station to JFK at 5:00am
  • The last bus departs JFK at 11:30pm
  • The Express Bus runs every 30 minutes on the hour and half hour (Please take NYC traffic into consideration when traveling to the airport. Consider arriving at the airport at least 2 hours before your flight departure, especially for international flights)
  • 7 days a Week.
When catching a flight, always allow extra travel time in the event of traffic, vehicle breakdowns, construction delays and Holidays (Thanksgiving and Christmas). NYC Airporter is not responsible for missed flights. On average the travel time is 90 minutes. Buses stop at all airport terminals at JFK Airport.

JFK Airport to Penn Station

NYC Airporter's Customer Care Contact Detail

When you land - Please look for the NYC Airporter's Uniformed Sales Agents wearing GREEN blazers or coats (Winter) or white shirts (Summer) at our desk located in the Ground Transportation Welcome Center and also outside of the baggage claim area. You may also reach us by dialing 718-777-5111 or Dial 46 from the Welcome Center Phone Boards.

NYC Airporter Express Shuttle Buses stop just outside of the baggage pickup area at each JFK Airport terminal. Travel times will vary depending on the time of day and day of week, as well as, events and activities impacting the traveled routes. On average the travel time is 90 minutes to Manhattan.

Penn station to jfk

JFK to Penn Station / Penn Station to JFK Schedule Schedule

Important: Schedule is contingent on peak and off peak hours and depending on NYC traffic.

grand central to jfk schedule

Fast. Frequent, runs every 20-30min. Free WiFi.

Ride in comfort! All of our JFK airport buses are all brand NEW, ADA accessible, white in color, hybrid coach buses each containing a seating capacity of 31 passengers. Get comfortable on leather reclining seats, an overhead storage compartment, and reading lights.

Free Wi-Fi on board! Buses are equipped with free Wi-Fi, power outlets, video monitors, and overhead temperature controls for your comfort.

Frequent Service all day long! Our buses depart approximately every 30 minutes from LGA, JFK, Penn Station, Grand Central Terminal and the Port Authority Bus Terminal.

FREE! After a comfortable ride from JFK to Manhattan, directly board our complimentary van transfer that is available to all Midtown Manhattan Hotels located between 23rd and 63rd Streets. An up to date list of our hotel stops and more information can be viewed by clicking here.

JFK Airport Transportation

NYC Airporter JFK Airport Terminal Map

JFK Airport Transportation
is available to and from
all terminals.

Look out for our FREE courtesy phones in every terminal located at the baggage claim area. Just dial 46 to contact our contact center.

JFK Airport Terminals – Airlines

Terminal 1

  • Aeroflot
  • Aeromexico
  • Air China
  • Air France
  • Alitalia
  • Austrian
  • Brussels Airlines
  • Cayman Airways
  • China Eastern
  • Eva Airways
  • Hellenic Imperial
  • Japan
  • Korean
  • Lufthansa
  • Meridiana
  • Royal Air Maroc
  • Saudi Arabian
  • Turkish
  • Norwegian Air

Terminal 2

  • Delta - First Class/ Medallion/ Business Elite.

Terminal 3

  • Delta, Delta Connection and US Helicopters.

Terminal 4

  • Aerolineas Argentinas
  • Aerosvit Ukranian
  • Air Europa
  • Air India
  • Air Jamaica
  • Arik Air
  • Asian
  • Avianca
  • Caribbean
  • China Airlines
  • COPA
  • Czech
  • Delta
  • Egypt Air
  • El Al
  • Emirates
  • Etihad
  • JetBlue
  • KLM
  • Kuwait
  • LOT
  • Miami Air
  • North America
  • Pakistan
  • Royal Jordanian
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Sun Country
  • Swiss International
  • Taca International
  • TAM
  • Transaero
  • Uzbekistan
  • Virgin America
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • XL Airways

Terminal 5

  • JetBlue and Hawaiian Airlines.
  • Aer Lingus

Terminal 6

  • Air Canada
  • ANA
  • British Airways
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Iberia
  • Iceland Air
  • Qantas
  • US Airways

Terminal 7

  • Air Canada
  • ANA (All Nippon)
  • British Airways
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Iberia
  • Iceland Air
  • Qantas
  • United
  • United Express
  • US Airways

Terminal 8

  • Air Berlin
  • American
  • American Eagle
  • Finnair
  • Jet Airways
  • Lan Chile
  • Lan Ecuador
  • Lan Peru
  • Qatar Airways
  • Royal Jordanian
Look for our uniformed agents at the Ground Transportation Welcome Centers.You may reach
us by dialing 46 from the Welcome Center Phone Boards.