New York City
Travel Guide

New York City 

Getting In

By Plane

New York City is well connected by air with flights from around the world. Three large airports and three smaller airports provide access to the city. The two international airports are John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). LaGuardia Airport (LGA) is another major airport serving mainly domestic regional routes and flights between Canada (Toronto, Montreal, and Ottawa), Aruba, Bahamas, and Bermuda.
Terminal 1 at JFK Airport, New York City

Terminal 1 at JFK Airport by Doug Letterman

Airport Transfer by Shuttle
The New York Airport Shuttle buses run between JFK Airport and LaGuardia. Shuttle buses depart from JFK Airport every 30 minutes from 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and from LaGuardia every 30 minutes from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The trip costs $13 each way and under normal traffic, takes 60 minutes to arrive.

Airport Transfer by Cab
Taking the cabs is the fastest option for changing between airports but also the most expensive. A cab between JFK Airport and LaGuardia cost about $25-30 and the ride should take about 30 minutes. A cab between LaGuardia and Newark Airport cost around $80 (excluding tip and tolls) and takes 60-75 minutes. Between JFK Airport and Newark Airport, the cost is around $90 (excluding tip and tolls) and takes 60-75 minutes.
Terminal C at Newark Airport, New York City
Terminal C at Newark Airport by Jared and Corin
Airport Transfer by Other Shuttle Services
The ETS Air Shuttle is a shared van service between LaGuardia and Newark Airport ($32), LaGuardia and JFK Airport ($10), and JFK Airport and Newark Airport ($29). The All County Express Air Shuttle provides a shared van service between LaGuardia and Newark Airport ($32).

Airport Transfer by Metrobus and Trains
Taking the Metrobus, subway, or PATH (Port Authority Trans-Hudson) trains are the cheapest ways to get between the airports. However, it requires frequent transfers and you must set a minimum traveling time of 2 hours. Not a recommended option if you are unfamiliar with the connections and have a lot of luggage to carry.
Plane at LaGuardia Airport, New York City

Plane at LaGuardia Airport by Ibagli


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