Please note: demand for parking has increased significantly. To pre-book parking please click here

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Getting to *T4*

  • Driving to T4

    John F. Kennedy International Airport
    Jamaica, New York 11430

    Driving from the Van Wyck Expressway or Belt Parkway, follow the signs on the JFK Expressway or JFK Access Road to T4.


    Services are available to persons who require special assistance. Your airline can help make any arrangements you need prior to your departure.

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    Heading to Manhattan?

    Before you go, get an idea of how to get there and what the price might be. Psst, these estimates apply in reverse from Midtown to T4 as well!

    • 60 minutes by subway
      $11.40 for AirTrain + subway

    • Reserve a seat on the Airporter Express Bus for $27

    • 45 minutes by car or taxi
      $52 flat taxi fare + tip

    • Uber and Lyft prices start at $35 to Midtown

Public Transportation

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    You can see a complete AirTrain map on the Port Authority website.

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    You’ll find a list of all MTA bus connections on the MTA website.

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    If you already have a MetroCard, refill it instead of buying a new one. You’ll save $1. 

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    Traveling Around the Airport

    There are AirTrain station stops located throughout the airport, including every terminal, parking lot, hotel shuttle areas, and rental car facilities. See a map on the Port Authority website.

    AirTrain travel within the airport is free, and between Federal Circle and T4, this can save travelers up to 15mns and avoid road congestion. The service operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. To enter or exit AirTrain JFK at the Jamaica and Howard Beach stations there is a $8.50 per person fee payable with a MetroCard or tap-to-pay at the turnstiles.

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    Delta Shuttle Bus Between Terminals

    Delta’s JFK shuttle bus runs between Terminals 2 and 4 only. It stops near gate C60 in Terminal 2 and near gates B54 and B18 in Terminal 4. It’s free and you won’t have to go through security again.

  • Meet and Greet Service

    Contact a concierge at ALLWAYS for a variety of services at the airport. From baggage handling, lounge stays, immigration-designated channel, limousine transfer to buggy service, we guarantee smooth coordination at every point in the airport.

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    Connect to the MTA Subway

    The basic fare for a subway or bus ride is $2.75. This includes a free transfer for additional bus travel. Unlimited-use weekly and monthly MetroCards are also available.

    • Howard Beach Train

      The Air Train connects with the MTA at the Howard Beach subway station for Manhattan-bound A train service and service to the Rockaways and Ozone Park. From the A train, you can transfer to other lines within the subway system at no additional charge.

    • Jamaica Station

      The Air Train also connects to Jamaica Station for Long Island Rail Road service to Manhattan, Brooklyn’s Atlantic Avenue Terminal, and points east on Long Island.

    • Jamaica Station

      From Jamaica Station, you can transfer to the MTA subway E, J, and Z lines.

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    T4 by Bus

    There is no MTA bus departure from Terminal 4. To connect to the B15, Q3, Q10, or Q10 Ltd bus, take the AirTrain to Terminal 5.

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    MTA Bus Fare

    For city bus service, you’ll need a MetroCard or $2.75 in exact change (coins only). For Select Bus Service (SBS), you must purchase a paper ticket at the bus stop, Pay your fare at a MetroCard Fare Collector or Coin Fare Collector machine.

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    Taking a Taxi from T4

    To reach the indoor taxi stand, follow Taxi Dispatch signs in the Arrivals Hall. Need more information? We’re happy to help at the Welcome Center.

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    Ride with authorized taxis only

    For your protection, use authorized taxi, bus and shuttle services. Do not accept rides from unauthorized or unlicensed operators.

Parking at Terminal 4

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    You can view lot availability, parking rates, print coupons and reserve your spot online on the Port Authority website.

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    When driving to JFK, follow the blue signs for parking in the Blue Lot at Terminal 4. View a map of all parking here.

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    You can use cash, credit/debit cards, or EZPass to pay for parking. Use the Express Pay machines to exit the lot more quickly.

Car Rentals

The car rental offices are located at Federal Circle Station, accessible by AirTrain

T4 Tip

T4 Tip

Airline lounges at T4 include Air India Maharaja Lounge, Delta Sky Club, El Al King David Lounge, Emirates Lounge, Etihad Airways Lounge, Swiss Lounge, Virgin Clubhouse, and Wingtips Lounge. Check with your carrier for full details.

With ongoing roadway construction at JFK Airport, your journey may have significant delays.

We recommend our T4 guests to allow some extra time to reach the terminal. Travelers are also encouraged to pre-book parking 48 hours in advance to guarantee parking and avoid the surcharge by clicking here. Alternatively, parking is available at Federal Circle, and take a transfer from there to T4 with the AirTrain.

Worried about long lines at security?

With Reserve powered by CLEAR, you can save your spot ahead of time and avoid the wait. No checked-in bag? You may go directly to the TSA checkpoint at level 1, on the east of the terminal.

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