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Miami Intl. Airport

Transportation to New York Airport from the City Center

John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport

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.  

Airport Information

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.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Newark Liberty Intl. Airport

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.  

Airport Information

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.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Transportation to Miami City Center from Airport

Dade Collier Training and Transition Airport

Miami is one of the most popular cities in the United States of America and it is one of the cities on the Atlantic coast of Florida. Miami, a world-famous city in the field of tourism and art, has the feature of being the place where especially most of the Latino celebrities live.

Most of the Latin movies and TV series in the country are produced in this city. Miami, one of the most important tourism cities in the world, has 5 international airports.

Rail System

It is possible to reach the city center from the airport with the rail system lines in Miami consisting of Downtown and the Miami Beach located on two sides of a gulf formed by the Atlantic Ocean.

To do this, you need to get on the tram called “Metrorail” which departs from the airport and get off the tram after 7 stations to board the bus number 5100 from Dadeland. This journey takes about 40 minutes. Similarly, the bus 5100 also goes to the South Beach in Miami Beach.

Bus

There are also the bus services between the airport and the city center. You can reach Miami Beach and the city center called ‘Downtown’ by taking the buses 7, 42 and 150 departing from the terminal exits.

The buses 150 and 42 are used as an express line, also known as “Metrobus”. It takes about 50 minutes to get to the city center by these buses.

Taxi

You can reach the city by taking a taxi from the airport which is 15 kilometers away from the city center. Taking taxi to the city center costs an average taxi fare, but taxi fare is a little bit higher if you want to go Miami Beach and South Beach.

Rent a car

You can get to every point of the city by renting a car from the airport keeping in mind that there is traffic on weekend evenings, especially in Downtown and Miami Beach.

At the airport, there are many car rental offices, some of which offer luxury cars. After renting a car from the airport, you need to drive through the toll road called ‘Airport Expy’. This road will connect you to the 6th Avenue at a major intersection.

Once you cross a big intersection again, you will be connected to the 3rd Avenue. These roads numbered and named based on the 4 main directions will eventually connect you to the city center through the 4th Avenue.

Last Updated: 30 Dec 2016

Miami Intl. Airport

Miami is one of the most vibrant cities in the United States. This coastal city is served by 5 airports, including Miami International Airport, which is the main airport in South Florida for long-haul international flights and is a major gateway between Latin America and the U.S. There are a variety of transportation alternatives to get to the city center from the airport, including rail, bus, taxi, and rental cars. 

Rail

Miami International Airport is connected to the city center and other parts of the Greater Miami area by the Metrorail, and Tri-Rail systems. Both systems ensure a comfortable and convenient trip to the city from the airport. The Metrorail system operates from the airport to various locations in Miami. The Metrorail Orange Line runs from the Miami Central Station, which is accessible from the airport terminals using the free MIA Mover train. It takes about 15 minutes to get to Downtown Miami from the Miami Central Station. The Tri-Rail system operates from the airport, via the Miami Central Station, to Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach. The Tri-Rail System is accessible from the airport terminals using the free MIA Mover train. For more detailed information on these lines and routes please visit Miami Internatoinal Airport’s website.

Bus

The Metrobus system is another convenient and affordable transportation alternative to get to the city center from the airport. The Metrobus also connects to the Metrorail and Metromover. You can take the Metrobus to major locations in the city from the Miami Central Station. The Miami Central Station is accessible using the MIA Mover train from the airport terminals. For more detailed information regarding the Metrobus please visit Miami International Airport’s website.

Taxi

Taxis are a comfortable and easy transportation alternative to get to the city center from the airport. Taxis are easily accessible from the designated taxi stands located at the lower level outside of the terminals. We recommend ignoring transportation offers from solicitors inside the terminals. There are uniformed airport attendants on duty ready to help passengers. A taxi to the city center takes about 20 minutes. For more information about taxi companies and fares please visit Miami International Airport’s website.

Rent A Car

Renting a car from the airport is another method of transportation passengers can consider to get to the city. Renting a car is also a great option for getting around the city and its surrounding areas during your trip. There are various rental car companies located at the Rental Car Center. The Rental Car Center is accessible from the terminals using the MIA Mover train. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Advantage, Alamo, Budget, Enterprise, National, Payless, Sixt, and Hertz.   

Last Updated: 02 Jan 2017

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Which airports can I use for New York-Miami flights?

For New York-Miami flights, you can use Battery Pk City Airport, East 34St Landing Airport, John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport, LaGuardia Airport, Marine Air Airport, Newark Liberty Intl. Airport, Wall Street Spb Airport as departure airport, and Dade Collier Training and Transition Airport, Miami Intl. Airport, Miami Opa Locka Executive Airport, Miami Airport, Miami Executive - Kendall Tamiami Executive Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from New York-Miami and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between New York-Miami is 1759 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 2 hour 10 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for New York-Miami flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for New York-Miami flights is Tuesday.

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