There are many transportations methods available to get from the city center to the airport. No matter where you are in New York City you have access to the metro. Take the metro to Jamaica Station or Howard Beach Station, both of which are close to the airport; from there you can get on the AirTrain line and take it all the way to JFK.
To get from Lower Manhattan or Brooklyn to JFK you can take metro line A to Howard Beach Station. Then get on the AirTrain, which provides transportation to the terminals. The duration of the trip can vary according to where in the city you are departing from, but it usually takes around 60-75 minutes.
To get from Manhattan to JFK you can take metro line E or the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) train. Both lines go to Jamaica Station, from where you have to get on the AirTrain to get to the airport terminals. LIRR is the fastest option while the metro is the cheapest option. To get from the north of Queens or the south of Brooklyn to JFK, you can take the J line or the Z line. The metros and trains run every 5-10 minutes.
The NYC Airporter express shuttle bus service is another transportation alternative. These shuttles depart from Penn Station, Grand Central Terminal and Port Authority Bus Terminal and the total time to get to JFK takes about 90 minutes. One thing to consider when picking this method of transportation is the varying traffic conditions. These shuttle buses run every 30 minutes.
JFK International Airport is the busiest airport in the United States, in terms of international passenger entry into the country. JFK serves passengers with 6 terminals, Terminal 1, Terminal 2, Terminal 3, Terminal 4, Terminal 5, and Terminal 6. Close to 100 airlines from 50 countries land at this large airport. AirTrain trains provide transportation between the terminals. There are parking lots in various parts of the terminals, which can accommodate a total of 15,000 vehicles. These parking lots offer both short-term and long-term parking.
There are a total of 5 large hotels located in close proximity to the airport: Crowne Plaza, Comfort Inn, Days Inn, Radisson and Gardens Inn. These hotels offer shuttle services to and from the airport. To get to the hotel shuttles, first get on the AirTrain and take it to Federal Circle Station. You can access the hotels using the shuttles that depart from this station. The 6 passenger terminals at the airport all offer a wide variety of eating and drinking venues. Dunkin’ Donuts, McDonalds, Euro Cafe, Starbucks, New York Hotdog, Eat & Go Istanbul, Wendy’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Subway are only a few of them.
If you want to go shopping your options are endless. There are many Duty Free shops like International Shops Duty Free, DFS Duty Free, and Duty Free Americas. You can also find many brand name stores like L’Occataine, Pandora, Swatch, Hudson, Victoria Secret, M&M’s Store, Best Buy, Guess, Hermes, Mont Blanc, and BVLGARI. Lounge services belonging to various airlines, like British Airways, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Emirates, KLM, and Air France are scattered throughout all the terminals.
Terminal 1 and Terminal 4 have the most lounge services. The airport contains a total of 22 lounges. You can connect to the internet at the airport for a fee. There are daily or monthly unlimited plans or you can also connect by paying an hourly usage fee.
From Penn Station, one of the city’s major stations located in central Manhattan, you can get to Newark Liberty Airport Station in about 30 minutes by taking the NJ Transit train or the Amtrak train. From this station you need to get on the AirTrain trains, which depart every 3 minutes and get to the airport terminals in about 10 minutes.
The Newark Airport Express service is another transportation alternative to get to the airport. These buses depart from Bryant Park, Grand Central Terminal, and Port Authority Bus Terminal and the total time to get to Newark Liberty Airport is about 60 minutes. If you are going to use this method of transportation we recommend taking the varying traffic conditions into account. These buses run every 30 minutes.
Newark Liberty Airport was the first airport to open in New York. It is ranked second in terms of passenger density, after JFK. Newark Liberty Airport has a total of 3 passenger terminals, Terminal A, Terminal B, and Terminal C. Terminal A is divided into 3 satellite buildings. Terminal B was expanded into a 3 level facility. Terminal C was built after Terminal A and Terminal B. Terminal C only handles United Airlines and United Express flights.
Like JFK, AirTrain trains provide free transportation between the terminals and the parking lot.
There are a variety of restaurants and cafes located in all 3 terminals, including Dunkin’ Donuts, Starbucks, Subway, Market Fresh, Villa Pizza, Phillip’s Seafood, Wendy’s, Java Moon Cafe, and World Bean.
If you want to go shopping your options are endless. There are many Duty Free shops like EJE Duty Free, Duty Free Shop, and Dufry Duty Free. You can also find many brand name stores like Swatch, Hudson, Best Buy, The Body Shop, Sunglass Hut, MAC, and L’Occataine. Lounge services belonging to various airlines, like British Airways, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Jet Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Lufthansa, and Porter Airlines are scattered throughout all the terminals.
Terminal B offers the most lounge services. You can connect to the internet at the airport for a fee. There are daily or monthly unlimited plans or you can also connect by paying an hourly usage fee.
You can get to the city center from Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, which is located in the Gaziemir district 18 km away, by Havas shuttles, public buses, train, taxi or personal car. You can also rent a car at the airport.
If you are going to drive to the city center from Adnan Menderes Airport using your personal car, you can get to central locations like Alsancak and Konak in about 30 minutes.
Havaş shuttles are a good choice to reach the city center. Havaş shuttles provide high frequency transportation to the city starting in the early morning and continue until late at night. You can reach many locations both in the city and outside the city, like Alsancak, Karsiyaka, Kusadasi, and Aydin, using Havaş shuttles.
In addition, from March-October Havaş shuttles provide transportation to and from Çeşme.
You can get to your destination quickly by taking a taxi. Taxis are located right outside the terminal. However, if you’re going somewhere outside of the city like Çeşme taking a taxi can be very expensive. We would recommend finding out the distance to your destination and calculating the fare before hand.
Public buses are another alternative to get to the city center. Using line 200 you can get to Mavisehir, using line 202 you can get to Alsancak and its surrounding areas, and using line 204 you can get to Bornova and its surrounding areas. Before getting on the bus purchase a Kentkart (smart card for fare payment), which is valid for the metro and train as well.
The fastest and most practical way to get to the city center from Adnan Menderes Airport is by train. The platforms are just outside the terminal, a short walk away. You can buy a Kentkart on the platform and take the train to the city center.
Renting a car to get around in Izmir is a good idea, especially if you plan to spend a few days in the city and/or travel to the surrounding areas. You can reserve your vehicle in advance and pick it up from the car rental office located at the airport. You can return your vehicle at the airport rental office a few hours before your departure. In Izmir traffic is generally mild, with the exception of rush hour, which is another reason why renting a car can be more advantageous. Rental car agencies at the airport include Avis, Hertz, Işıl Tur, Sun Rent a Car, and Duray Rent a Car.
You can watch aircrafts land and take off from almost every part of Adnan Menderes Airport. After you go through the security check there are many eating and drinking alternatives in the domestic and international terminals, including Kantin, Starbucks, Gloria Jean's, Cafe İzmir, Burger King and Beer Port.
If you are travelling internationally, you can go shopping for a variety of products like chocolate, alcohol, and perfume at the Duty Free shops. Some of these shops include the Old Bazaar, Duty Free Shop, Desa, Alsancak and D&R. If you have time before your departure you can enjoy the Comfort Lounge and THY CIP Lounge in the domestic terminal and the Millenium Lounge in the international terminal.
To take advantage of this space, where you can read daily newspapers, relax in comfortable chairs, and enjoy free refreshments, you simply have to pay an entry fee. THY CIP Lounge is free to Business and First Class passengers.
Certain credit card holders can use the Millenium Lounge and Comfort Lounge for free or at a discounted price. By finding out more information about these conditions you and your loved ones can have a more enjoyable experience before your flight.Last Updated: August 27, 2018