From JFK to Bronx is about $52 - $57 plus tip and tolls
From LGA to Bronx is about $40 plus tip and tolls
The fare will be shown on a meter inside the taxi and it covers all passengers in the car. All bridge and highway tolls are paid by the passenger and a 20% tip is customary. To avoid problems, take only the yellow cabs at the taxi booth outside the terminal. Read the posted rate charts and note the taxi number.
NYC Airporter: $16 JFK or LGA to Grand Central
Go Airlink Shuttle: $19.95 JFK or LGA to Grand Central
Carmel: $59 from JFK to Bronx, $44 from LGA to Bronx; call 1-866-666-6666
Dial 7: $66 from JFK to Bronx, $51 from LGA to Bronx; call 212-777-7777
ExecuCar: $65 from LGA to Bronx, $75 from JFK to Bronx; call (800)-410-4444
Miles Car Service: $58 plus tolls and tips from JFK to Bronx, $35 plus tolls and tip from LGA
- This is another company that works with Fordham. They are available 24 hours and 7 days a week. The same company can be hired for service into Manhattan, they have other rates. They accept all major credit and debit cards. Inquire about these when you call them. To dispatch this Car Company, call (718) 884–8888 after you have collected your luggage.
If you arrive during the day, you can safely take the subway from JFK. Take the parking lot bus to the “A” subway. Take the Bronx bound “A” to 59th street and transfer to the Bronx bound “D” train. Take the “D” to the Fordham Road station. Follow the signs to the Fordham Road and Grand Concourse entrance/exit. Once above ground, take the BX12 bus east to the campus.
The subway ride will cost $2.75 with free transfer to the bus. Buy a “Metro Card” in the amount of $5.50 at the subway station to use for the subway and bus. If you make it to the Bronx in less than two hours, the transfer from the subway to the bus will be free.NOTE: Subways and buses cost $2.75 per ride. You may transfer subway trains or from the subway to bus without paying a second fare with your Metro card. You can buy a Metro card from the vending machines in the subway stations. Until you are settled and comfortable at Fordham avoid the subway after dark.
This method will be slower, and may be more difficult if you have many bags.
Another option many people choose to use because of its convenience is Uber.
Uber is an on-demand car service that allows you to request private drivers through applications for iPhone and Android devices. The service utilizes dispatchers to send the nearest driver to your location. The service provides a cashless solution that charges your ride directly to the credit card on file with your account.
To set up an account, you need to download the Uber app on your phone. You will need to provide your name, mobile number,email, language, and billing information. You need a valid credit card or PayPal account to use the Uber service.