Reserve a ride with Uber in advance at John F. Kennedy International Airport
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How to get a ride from JFK
Request when you’re ready to walk outside
Choose a ride option that suits your group size and luggage storage needs.
Exit the terminal
For Terminals 1-4, head outside from arrivals or baggage claim. This is where Uber driver-partners at JFK meet travelers for pickup.
For Terminal 5, head outside on the departures level. This is where Uber driver-partners at JFK meet travelers for pickup.
Confirm your location
Select your terminal and door number so your driver knows where to find you.
JFK Airport map
Top questions from riders
- Do Uber driver-partners pick up at JFK?
- How much will an Uber trip to JFK cost?
The cost of an Uber trip to (or from) JFK depends on factors that include the type of ride you request, the estimated length and duration of the trip, tolls, and current demand for rides.
You can see an estimate of the price before you request by entering your pickup spot and destination in Uber’s price estimator above. Then, when you request a ride you’ll see your actual price in the app based on real-time factors.
- Where do I meet my driver for an airport pickup?
Pickup locations may depend on the type of ride you request and the size of the airport. Follow the instructions in the app about where to meet your driver. You can also look for signs that point to designated airport ridesharing zones.
If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
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JFK Airport visitor information
John F. Kennedy International Airport is the 22nd-busiest airport in the world by passenger numbers, serving more than 59 million passengers annually. Located in Queens, New York, it’s about 16 miles (26 kilometers) southeast of Midtown Manhattan, a journey that takes 35 minutes in ideal road and traffic conditions.
JFK Airport terminals
JFK Airport has 6 main passenger terminals: 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, and 8, with 128 gates between them. Lounges for many carriers, including American and Delta, can be found in multiple locations throughout the airport. You can plan your trip using the information below.
JFK Terminal 1
- Air China
- Air France
- Air Italy
- China Eastern
- EVA Air
- Fly Jamaica
- Japan Airlines
- Korean Air
- Norwegian Air
- Royal Air Maroc
- Viva Aerobus
JFK Terminal 2
JFK Terminal 4
- Air Europa
- Air India
- Air Serbia
- Avianca Brasil
- China Airlines
- China Southern
- El Al
- Kenya Airways
- KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
- Kuwait Airways
- Singapore Airlines
- South African Airways
- Sun Country
- Thomas Cook Airlines
- Virgin Atlantic
JFK Terminal 5
- Aer Lingus
- Cape Air
- TAP Air Portugal
JFK Terminal 7
- Aerolíneas Argentinas
- All Nippon
- British Airways
- Qatar Airways
- Ukraine International
JFK Terminal 8
- Cathay Pacific
- Qatar Airways
- Royal Jordanian
JFK international terminal
JFK New York Airport international flights are served at all terminals. JFK Airport offers nonstop flights to more than 50 countries.
Dining at JFK Airport
John F. Kennedy Airport has an extensive selection of dining destinations across all terminals. With more than 150 dining options, travelers have their pick of places to grab food and drinks, including coffee shops, fast-food chains, and JFK Airport bars. Travelers seeking a meal with table service can opt to dine at one of the JFK Airport restaurants.
Getting around JFK Airport
JFK Airport shuttle transportation is provided by AirTrain, a system that connects all passenger terminals to airport parking lots, the hotel shuttle pickup area, the rental car center, and NYC’s public transportation network at Jamaica and Howard Beach stations.
Things to do at JFK Airport
For JFK Airport shopping opportunities, travelers can visit the many stores and newsstands selling souvenirs, gifts, and high-end fashion. Kids can access an enclosed play area in Terminal 5, equipped with interactive activities and toys. For a JFK Airport massage, travelers can visit the spas located in Terminals 1, 4, and 8.
Currency exchange at JFK Airport
JFK Airport currency exchange offices can be found in all terminals.
Hotels near JFK Airport
Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near JFK, there are more than 10 hotels and accommodations nearby. Visitors can also opt to stay in Manhattan or elsewhere in New York City.
Points of interest near JFK Airport
- Broadway and the Theater District
- Central Park
- Empire State Building
- Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
Find more information about JFK here.