Taxis cost around $25 & $30 plus tolls/tips. If you prefer taxi, ask driver if he/she use E-Z Pass.
By Mass Transit
There are three options to get there.
Purchase MetroCard at Hudson Newsstand located in all terminals because if paid on city bus by coin, transfer are good FOR BUSES ONLY.
1-Day Pass $7/$7.50 March 2nd
7-Day Pass $24/$25 March 2nd
New 14-Day Pass $47 will be on sale on March 2nd
30-Day Pass $76/$81 March 2nd.
7-Day Express Bus $41 remains unchange.
Stop with Airport
Parking Lot 4: M60, Q33, Q48, Q72. Opposite of American Airlines and stop for free airport Marine Air Terminal shuttle buses, etc.
Delta-Northwest Arrival: M60, Q33, Q48, Q72.
US Airways Arrivals: M60, Q33, Q48, Q72.
US Airways All Departure: M60, Q33, Q48, Q72.
Employee Parking Lot: M60, Q33, Q48, Q72
Central Terminal B: M60, Q33, Q48, Q72.
American Airlines: M60, Q33, Q48, Q72.
Marine Air Terminal: M60 (Stop Requested Only), Q47, Q48.
1. Take 15 minute ride on Q72 bus to Roosevelt Av which is Junction Blvd Station for Manhattan-bound (7) local and <7> express.from 6:31am to noon, however it will ends before 10:30am, due to construction work on 10:30am to 3pm weekdays which require Manhattan-bound (7) to run express from 74th St to Queensboro Plaza.
Local takes 23 minutes to Grand Central, 24 minutes to 5th Av, 26 minutes to Times Sq. Express takes 18 minutes to Grand Central, 20 minutes to 5th Av, 22 minutes to Times Sq.
2. Take M60 bus. Due to new pattern, M60 only stop at Marine Air at request only. If you plan to take M60, take Q48 to Ditmars Blvd/81st St or free airport shuttle bus to Parking Lot 4 for M60 bus. During rush hour, Triboro Bridge sometimes can be crowded. Astoria Blvd Subway Station will be better and take Brooklyn-bound (N) or Weekday (W) train which will lead you 59th St-Lex Av, 5th Av-59th St, 57th St-7th Av, 49th St, Times Sq-42nd St, 34th St-Herald Sq.
3. Take Q33 bus to last stop 74th St-Broadway where you can connect to Manhattan-bound (E) express which takes you to Lex Av/53rd St, 5th Av/53rd St, 50th St, 42nd St-PABT is connected with Times Sq Station, 34th St-Penn Station while Manhattan-bound (F) express all times connect at Lex Av/63rd St which is METROCARD TRANSFER ONLY- OUT OF SYSTEM transfer to Lex Av/59th St Station, then 57th St-6th Av, 47th-50th Sts, 42nd St connects to 5th Av Station, and 34th St-Herald Sq.