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  Airtrain going to JFK, avoiding the grassy knoll
by sourbugger

The Airtrain at JFK has finally arrived after years of delay, accidents, leaves on the line, the wrong sort of snow (oh no, hang on a moment I'm thinking about our rail network in England)

The Airtrain at JFK is late however, and only runs around the airport and out to a couple of the Subway lines.

Before it started this year (2004) you could get a free shuttle bus to Howard Beach station, then only pay a couple of Dollars to get to central New York.

The shuttle bus is now discontnued, and a trip on the Airtrain once you leave the main airport area will set you back FIVE dollars. This is a very stupid idea - environmentally. It will drive people towards more polluting forms of transport.

I did wonder however, if you could get off at the last parking lot stop and just walk to the station - thus using the Airtrain for free?

Type: Train
Website: http://www.airtrainjfk.com

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Feb 2, 2010
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