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If you hail a taxi from John F. Kennedy International Airport to go to Mandarin Oriental, New York, expect a 45-minute ride that costs about $50 to $60. Drivers who decide to tackle the journey in their own cars can follow signs out of JFK airport to New York-Van Wyck Expressway and take Van Wyck to Exit 10, Grand Central Parkway-Triboro Bridge. From there, follow signs across the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge toward FDR Drive — South. Pay the toll and follow FDR south, exiting at 63rd Street. Continue on 63rd, then turn left on Fifth Avenue, right on 60th Street and another right on Central Park South. Once you’ve reached Columbus Circle, look for the Time Warner Center, located on the left side of 60th Street between Broadway and Columbus Avenue. The Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel occupies the upper floors of the Time Warner Center.
Mandarin Oriental, New York is easily accessible from New York City’s three major airports. The concierge desk is always available to assist with car and limousine arrangements. When driving from the airport to Mandarin Oriental, New York, one can use the following directions, but it is recommended that you check for updates with our concierge team at 212-805-8890.
From JFK Airport, head northeast, make a slight right onto the JFK Access Road. Continue onto the Van Wyck Expressway. Then continue onto I-678 N. Take exit 12B for I-495 W/Long Island Expressway toward the Midtown Tunnel. Merge onto I-495 W. Make a slight right toward East 37th Street. Take the first right onto Third Avenue. Turn left onto East 42nd Street. Turn right onto Avenue of the Americas. Then turn left onto West 59th Street/Central Park South. Enter the traffic circle, and the destination will be on the right.