New York JFK Airport

General information

The airport is the largest of the three airports in and around New York. The other two airports are New York LaGuardia Airport in the north of Queens and Newark Liberty Airport in New Jersey.

At New York JFK Airport you will find an automated people mover station on the land side of all six terminals, it is called AirTrain JFK. The AirTrain makes it possible to travel 365 days a year between the terminals and metro stations Jamaica and Howard Beach, 24 hours a day. The AirTrain also stops at Federal Circle Station, where the car rental companies are located. You can use AirTrain JFK free of charge between the terminals and Federal Circle Station. From and to Jamaica and Howard Beach, you’ll have to pay a $ 5.00 surcharge. This amount can be loaded on a MetroCard that is for sale for just $ 1.00.

Location

Where is New York JFK Airport situated?

New York John F. Kennedy Airport is located in the south of Queens on Long Island, southeast of Manhattan.

How many terminals has New York JFK Airport?

The airport has six terminals which are numbered from 1 to 8, numbers 3 and 6 have been demolished after the renovation of Terminal 5.

Airport Map


Transportation

Car

The distance from New York JFK Airport to the centre of New York is 26 kilometres. By car, it takes 60 minutes to get to the centre of New York.

From JFK Airport to New York City centre by Car
26 km
1H

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from New York JFK Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from New York JFK Airport you can travel by metro. Visit the New York JFK Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at New York JFK Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from New York JFK Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of New York is about $ 52.-. Book your taxi at New York JFK Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From JFK Airport to New York City centre by Taxi
26 km
1H
$ 52.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At New York JFK Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Avis, Budget, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Enterprise, Hertz, National (Enterprise Holdings), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

New York JFK Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at New York JFK Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at New York JFK Airport.

Services

Flights

Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at New York JFK Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to New York JFK Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at New York JFK Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Delta Air Lines (DL)
  • American Airlines (AA)
  • JetBlue (B6)
  • Norwegian (DY)
  • Lufthansa (LH)

Accommodations

Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near New York JFK Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

business

Crowne Plaza JFK Airport, Queens

Located 2 km from John F. Kennedy International Airport, the Crowne Plaza JFK Airport boasts a fitness centre, on-site restaurant and a business centre. Modernly decorated accommodation is equipped with free WiFi.

budget

JFK Inn, Queens

Located 1.6 km from John F. Kennedy International Airport, The JFK Inn in Jamaica offers guests complimentary WiFi and free airport transfer to and from the JFK Airport Federal Circle.

family

Hampton Inn NY-JFK Jamaica-Queens, Queens

This Queens hotel is 1.3 km from JFK International Airport. It offers a free airport transfer service, a hot daily breakfast and WiFi.

Hotels in New York

Looking for the best hotels in New York? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

luxury

Warwick New York, New York

A historic hotel in midtown Manhattan, located 483 metres from Central Park, Warwick New York offers 2 restaurants, a fitness centre and concierge services. Express check-out services are also available.

family

Hotel Pennsylvania, New York

This Manhattan hotel is located across the street from Madison Square Garden and Penn Station. The hotel offers access to the adjacent fitness club which includes a gym and a tour desk with ticket services.

business

Hudson New York, Central Park, New York

Located within 322 metres of Central Park and Columbus Circle metro station, this boutique hotel features an interior lobby garden with trees and ivy walls.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near New York JFK Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!

Ticket

9/11 Memorial & Museum Admission: Skip the Ticket Line

Reflect on the terrible events of 11 September 2001 when visiting the poignant 9/11 Memorial & Museum. Listen to personal stories of remembrance & resilience following the terrorist attacks. Pre-book tickets for convenient skip-the-ticket-line privileges.

Activity

NYC Explorer Pass: Save up to 50% at 80+ Attractions & Tours

The New York City Explorer Pass® is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility. Save up to 50% off retail prices on admission to the number of attractions purchased. Choose from over 80 attractions including Empire State Building. 30 days valid.

Tour & transport

NYC Tour: Brooklyn,The Bronx, Harlem, Coney Island & Queens

New York is one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world, and full of contrasts between its different boroughs. On this tour, you will get to know the different sides of Brooklyn, the Bronx, Harlem, Coney Island, and Queens.

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