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Approximate Travel Distance
774 Km
Approximate Flight Duration
1 hour 30 min
Latest Sale
2 days ago
Weather Tomorrow
(Detroit) 4°C / 4°C
Current Local Time in Detroit
GMT -4

Cheapest New York Detroit Flight Tickets

Spirit Airlines Spirit Airlines
08 Dec 2021
from £702.00
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09 Dec 2021
from £702.00
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26 Dec 2021
from £1431.00
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30 Dec 2021
from £1432.00
United Airlines United Airlines
19 Dec 2021
from £1576.00
United Airlines United Airlines
20 Dec 2021
from £1862.00

Transportation to New York Airport from the City Center

John F Kennedy 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 Detroit City Center from Airport

Detroit Metropolitan Airport, also referred to as Detroit Metro Airport, connects the city of Detroit with the rest of the country and the world. One of the most preferred transportation alternatives to get to the city center from Detroit Metro Airport, which is located 32 km away, is by taxi.

Getting to the city center from the airport usually takes about 40 to 50 minutes; the total travel time will vary depending on which method of transportation you use and the traffic conditions.

Taxis are among the most comfortable and popular transportation alternatives in the city. However, the fact that the airport is located far from the city center makes the total fare quite expensive. Renting a car is one of the most frequently preferred means of transportation by visitors to the city. The cost of renting a car in Detroit is very reasonable. The city and its surroundings are easy to navigate by car, which is one of the main reasons why renting a car is a widely preferred method of transportation.

There are various international rental car companies located at the airport, such as AVIS, Hertz, and Budget, making renting a car in the city easy and practical. It is no surprise that public transportation in Detroit is not widely used and is not very well developed since the city is known as the ‘automobile capital’ of the United States. The nearest train station in the city is located 19 km from the airport. You can get to the station by taxi or car and then take a train to other cities around Detroit.

Detroit Metro Airport offers passenger services out of two terminals, the North Terminal and McNamara Terminal. There are shuttle services that provide transportation between terminals every 10 minutes. There are many well known restaurants and cafes at the airport, like TGI Fridays and Starbucks, as well as a rich variety of venues offering delicious dishes from international cuisine, especially American cuisine and Far East cuisine.

The airport also contains currency exchange services and ATMs to meet your monetary needs, cafes, restaurants, bars, bookstores, and duty free stores where you can go shopping for a great variety of affordable products.

Bus

Buses are a convenient transportation alternative to get to the city center from Detroit Metro Airport. Buses depart from in front of both terminals and provide transportation to the city center. Bus services depart from the Ground Transportation Center at both the North Terminal and McNamara Terminal. It takes about 1 hour to get to the city center from the airport by bus.

Rental Car

Renting a car in Detroit, one of the most important automobile centers in the United States, is a very popular choice among visitors. There are many rental car companies that you can choose from, including Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and National. Each company is located at the rental car campus. There is a shuttle service that provides transportation between the rental car campus and the Ground Transportation Center at each terminal.

If you are planning on renting a car in the city then we recommend booking your vehicle in advance by making a reservation online. This way your car will be ready for you when you land at Detroit Metro Airport.

Taxis and Luxury Sedans

Taxis are readily available at the terminal exit at Detroit Metro Airport and they offer both classic taxi services as well as luxury sedan services. Taxi service in the city is provided by Metro Cab and luxury sedans are provided by Metro Cars. The fares for both options are quite reasonable. However, these services are still more expensive than public transportation alternatives such as buses. You can access both vehicle options 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from the Ground Transportation Center at both terminals. Taxis can be an expensive alternative if you are traveling alone. However, if you are traveling in a group or with your family then taxis are among the most comfortable and fastest transportation alternatives in Detroit.

Private Transfer

Another way to get to the city center is by private transfer. There are various companies in Detroit that offer private transfer services. The fees for these services vary according to the service company you use and the distance traveled. However, in general private transfer services are cheaper than taxi services but more expensive than bus services. Private transfer services are usually preferred by large tour groups or corporate employees traveling on business. If you want to use a private transfer service to get to the city center then you have to make a reservation in advance before you land at the airport.

Hotel Shuttles

Hotel shuttle services are not a very common or preferred transportation alternative in Detroit, however they are available as a method of transportation to get to the city center from the airport. Hotel shuttle service fees are not too high. Moreover, some hotels offer these services free of charge to their guests. If you want use this service we recommend contacting the hotel you are staying at in advance to give them information about your flight arrival time and to make a reservation.

Car

You can easily get to the city center from the airport by car. Driving to the city center is among one of the most convenient transportation alternatives thanks to the passenger drop-off area and parking lots that offer both short-term parking and long-term parking. Parking fees at the airport are reasonable. Detroit Metro Airport also has charging stations to charge electric vehicles.

Last Updated: 06 Mar 2017
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