Air Train Interconnection PointsThe Subway's A Train interconnects with the Air Train at Howard Beach. The Air Train interconnection with the E, J and Z subway lines takes place at Sutphin Boulevard in Queens. Passengers can transfer to the Air Train from the Long Island Railroad at the line's Jamaica stop.
Air Train Frequencies and Journey TimesThe Air Train operates on a 24 hour basis and stops at Howard Beach, Sutphin Boulevard and Jamaica every five to 10 minutes. It takes about 10 minutes to reach the airport from these three stations.
The journey to Howard Beach and Sutphin Boulevard. from central Manhattan by subway takes about 50 minutes, giving a total journey time to the airport of around one hour.
The journey from Penn Station to Jamaica by Long Island Railroad takes around 25 minutes, giving a total journey time to the airport of around 35 minutes.