Questions tagged [jfk]

John F. Kennedy International Airport (IATA:JFK), serving New York City, USA.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
1answer
2k views

From JFK to Newark. Time & transportation alternatives

I am traveling from Indianapolis to JFK and then I need to go to Newark to catch another plane. I have booked the 2 flights independently. If everything goes according to schedule, I will be at JFK ...
2
votes
2answers
58 views

JFK International Arrival to Domestic Departure

I arrive JFK Terminal 8 from LHR at 17:05 and need to transfer to Terminal 5 for a 19:45 domestic flight. I have Global Entry and TSA Precheck and only carry-on baggage. Is this enough time to leave ...
0
votes
2answers
130 views

JFK-Arriving Int'l Transfer Passengers required to undergo TSA screening?

An international passenger is arriving at JFK to transit to another domestic airport. The passenger will need to clear customs (with their baggage). Once baggage is in PAX custody, I assume that ...
4
votes
1answer
114 views

Customs and luggage clearance, international flights via USA

I have been checking for similar questions for the past 2 hours but I could not find a reply. I am really sorry if this has been asked before. With the following itinerary: Cancun, Mexico (CUN) to ...
0
votes
1answer
95 views

bags and wheelchair

Me and my husband are going from JFK to Hanover on the 23rd of May 2019. Layover will be in Manchester for 8 hours. We have two bags up to 50lb. My questions are: Do we need to pay for our bags? ...
1
vote
1answer
41 views

Pick up point for Shuttle from Terminal 8 JFK

Is there a Ground Transportation Desk at Terminal 8 of JFK? I have booked the goair shuttle as part of a package but the voucher/ticket doesn't tell me where to go for pick up. It may assume( ...
4
votes
3answers
13k views

Transfer from JFK Terminal 2 to Terminal 4

I have family who does not speak English. They are changing planes in JFK Airport and will most likely be transferring from Terminal 2 (Delta) to Terminal 4 (China Southern Airlines). At first I ...
25
votes
8answers
12k views

Getting from New York JFK airport to Manhattan, without the sneaky airtrain exit fee?

The last time I flew into JFK, I took the "free" AirTrain from the terminal out to the subway. I was rather surprised and annoyed, on getting to the subway transfer, to discover that it wasn't free ...
2
votes
0answers
37 views

Virgin Atlantic JFK Clubhouse Access

I'll be flying from London to Las Vegas, via JFK bought on Virgin Atlantic. I'm flying Upper Class from LHR to JFK, and Delta business from JFK to LAS. It's all under the same Virgin Atlantic booking. ...
3
votes
1answer
114 views

Will flights get cancelled or delayed at JFK because of 1-3 inches of snow?

Flying into JFK on Monday evening and also leaving out of their same day. It is now supposed to snow and they are saying that area could get 1-3 inches (2.5 to 8 cm) of snow. Who has had experience ...
4
votes
1answer
5k views

How to go from Terminal 4 to Terminal 1 at JFK?

I am travelling solo to JFK and I will be landing at terminal 4 at 6am. I have to get my connecting flight at terminal 1 at 1:30pm on the same day. I need to know how to get from T4 to T1 in good time,...
9
votes
2answers
51k views

At JFK, can you move between terminals airside on domestic flights?

When arriving at JFK (or any US airport) on an international flight that didn't have pre-clearance, I know that you have to clear immigration, collect your bags, clear customs, re-drop bags, change ...
2
votes
0answers
72 views

What is the quickest way to get from terminal 2 to terminal 4 at JFK? [duplicate]

I know this question has been answered before, but that was 5 years ago and most airports have changed a lot since then. On 3/6/2019 I will be travelling from Boston to Punta Cana on Delta with a ...
15
votes
6answers
6k views

Does JFK offer gate passes to pick-up/drop-off unaccompanied minor?

I am picking up my 12-year old niece on a jetBlue flight that lands at JFK then dropping her off at JFK a couple of days later for her return flight. Does JFK offer a gate pass so that I can pick her ...
1
vote
0answers
49 views

Transportation options from EWR to JFK airport [duplicate]

I have to catch an international flight from JFK on a Monday night. Looking for transportation options from EWR to JFK. Is Uber the cheapest option?
5
votes
2answers
154 views

Transfer from LGA to JFK with a stop in Manhattan

I have a layover on a Sunday from 9:00 am to about 5:30 pm (the first leg is a domestic flight with AA arriving at LGA, the second leg is an international flight with Finnair departing from JFK). So I'...
2
votes
1answer
47 views

Barbados via JFK - Transit on Media Visa

I'm travelling to Barbados via JFK, I have a US Media Visa - will my Media Visa allow me transit through US or will I require a different visa (C1/B1)?
1
vote
2answers
4k views

Do I get a better deal if I buy USD (using GBP) in the US or outside?

I will be travelling to the US (JFK arrival) next month and trying to find out what the best option is for me to buy USD. I am planning to exchange around £400 worth of USD. Should I buy it outside ...
3
votes
2answers
193 views

Can I check in at a desk (JFK) from inside security?

I have a flight out of JFK (to London). I want to fly to JFK from ATL (on a different ticket) and arrive a few hours prior. I am not checking any bags, so there are no issues there. My main question:...
1
vote
1answer
63 views

After checking in luggage for upcoming American flight, can I get between Terminal 7 and Terminal 8 at JFK

I plan to check my luggage at Terminal 8 for my American Airline flight out of JFK. However, I would like to use the Alaska Airline Lounge in Terminal 7. Can I get from Terminal 8 to 7 & back ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Heathrow change in terminal flight UK Border control check?

I am traveling from NYC to Mumbai via London. Assume my connecting flight belongs to different terminal. If I have to change terminal at Heathrow, do I need to go through UK Border control ?
6
votes
3answers
14k views

Allowed Baggage size in emirates between India and USA

My journey is from Bangalore, India (BLR) to New York, USA (JFK) via Dubai in Emirates (Economy Flex). I have an American Tourister bag and the model is same as this [Link]. The Length + Width + ...
1
vote
1answer
111 views

Fastest/cheapest New York airport to get to Brooklyn

Which of the three main New York airports (EWR, LGA, JFK) should I fly to to be the fastest/cheapest way possible to Brooklyn (Moore St, Brooklyn, NY 11206)? I'm planning to arrive in NY at about 9/...
2
votes
1answer
509 views

2-hour layover between flights, LaGuardia to JFK

My flight lands at LaGuardia from Fort Worth but then my next flight to Bermuda is from JFK on a Sunday. I'm landing at 3pm and taking off at 5.10pm... Is this possible in August?
4
votes
1answer
1k views

Domestic to international at JFK

I have a flight from Raleigh-Durham via JFK/New York to Incheon, South Korea. It's JetBlue from RDU to JFK and Asiana from JFK to ICN. I only have 2 hours layover in New York and I was worried about ...
5
votes
2answers
191 views

Who else to contact about missing luggage?

I flew JFK-->AMS-->HER. The first leg was operated by KLM and the second by Transavia. I bought my ticket through Delta. At JFK, they checked my bag all the way to HER, even though my layover at ...
4
votes
1answer
265 views

JFK Alaska Lounge time limit with Priority Pass

I have close to a 9-hour layover at JFK (I'll be meeting a friend and we'll take the next flight together.) I'll be arriving and departing from Terminal 7, which has the Alaska Lounge. However, the ...
12
votes
3answers
3k views

Why isn't there a direct train from JFK to Manhattan?

The current public transport system in JFK requires that you take a train ('AirTrain') to Jamaica Station and then switch there for a train to downtown New York City. This makes it quite inconvenient (...
5
votes
3answers
486 views

Is there any relatively fast yet cheap way to reach the Bronx, NYC, from JFK?

In about 12 days (on Wednesday 30th) I'll be travelling to New York City and I'll arrive at JFK around 4pm. I will stay in an AirBnB that's located in the Bronx (Neill Avenue), and I'd like to be ...
14
votes
5answers
4k views

In practice, is travelling from Philadelphia to JFK by rail for a flight connection as easy as doing the same by air?

Looking at connection times on paper, a trip by rail from Philadelphia to JFK to catch a connecting flight to Amsterdam seems as good as a catching a flight from PHL-JFK-AMS. The journey time seems ...
3
votes
1answer
264 views

Can I use the airtrain from JFK if I'm not flying? [duplicate]

I'm going to pick up someone from JFK terminal 1. I wanted to know whether I can use the AirTrain from any terminal on JFK to Jamaica station? Can I go through the terminal and use the AirTrain even ...
1
vote
1answer
5k views

For a domestic-to-international flight, will I need to claim luggage?

I will be traveling abroad by myself this summer and I was wondering if anyone can help answer some of my questions. I will be departing from TPA to JFK, then JFK to Istanbul, and Istanbul to ...
0
votes
1answer
479 views

New York JFK connection for two separately purchased international flights [duplicate]

Here is my itinerary, followed by my question: X (a European city) --> New York, JFK New York, JFK --> Y (a South American city) Do I need to pass through the passport control at JFK if I ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

Using a different terminal (post security area) at JFK

We have a fairly long connection coming up at JFK, and we thought we'd like to have a leisurely meal at the airport. However, we depart from T7, and I'm told that it has the poorest restaurant ...
1
vote
1answer
159 views

Arriving at JFK (New York) Terminal 5 from SXM (Saint Martin)?

Flying from SXM nonstop to JFK via Jetblue Saturday departing 3PM local time. Will it arrive at JB terminal 5 or the international 4? I ask because terminal 4 is full of protesters, which I would ...
2
votes
2answers
5k views

Transfer time from JFK to EWR

I'm flying into JFK on Cathay Pacific, then onto Ithaca, NY from Newark International on United. Can anyone advise the transit time via taxi from JFK to Newark Int'l? Will traffic be an issue driving ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

go through U.S. passport control with non-U.S. citizen? [duplicate]

me (US citizen) flying into JFK from my home in Germany with my German girlfriend, and my three teenage kids from an earlier marriage (dual citizens). can Martina, the German girlfriend, pass through ...
5
votes
3answers
2k views

Travelling from JFK to Jersey City

How do I get from JFK to Jersey City NJ 07305 USA , What are the fastest options using Public Transportation ?
4
votes
1answer
107 views

Arriving from Florida into JFK and waiting time to international flight over 10 hours.

My niece is doing a birth rite trip to Israel. She flies into JFK in the early afternoon. Her connection isn't until 2 am. Is it possible for me to meet her and wait with her so she isn't sitting in ...
2
votes
0answers
30 views

LGA/JFK connections for trip to Moscow [duplicate]

I have a trip next month to Moscow. I am flying to LGA and have 2.5 hours to switch to JFK before my departure on Aeroflot to Moscow. Is that enough time to switch airports?
3
votes
2answers
276 views

Is this connection through JFK airport doable?

I'm currently deciding whether to book this flight, the only doubt I have is the return flight. Delta DL6304 - Toronto (YYZ) to JFK @ 8:24PM 51 minutes wait Delta DL409 - JFK @ 9:15PM to Edinburgh (...
2
votes
2answers
345 views

Eithad preclearance at Abu Dhabi, landing at JFK, connecting flight at LGA and checked in baggage

I'll be doing US customs preclearance at Abu Dhabi airport and landing at JFK airport. But my connecting flight is at LGA. Do I have to claim my checked in luggage at JFK and then recheck it at LGA or ...
3
votes
2answers
895 views

Would 3 hours be an ok transfer time from LGA to JFK for international flight?

My flight got changed and I now only have 3 hours (gate to gate) to get from LGA to JFK on Qatar Airways (going to Doha) on a Friday morning in May. The flight lands in LGA on Terminal B on Fri 8:05 ...
1
vote
2answers
129 views

Accommodation/lodging upon arrival at JFK?

We are having a family member fly into John F. Kennedy International Airport at roughly 23:00 on a Friday evening but due to a transportation/logistics mix-up we're forced to wait until roughly 16:00 ...
1
vote
2answers
755 views

Do I need to claim and recheck baggage at each of two connections between US and UK?

I am flying from Birmingham (BHX) > New York (JFK) and then a connecting flight to Phoenix (PHX) and another connection to San Francisco (SFO). All three flights are with same the airline (US Airways) ...
1
vote
0answers
285 views

JFK vs EWR: which is better for arrival with an infant? (immigration lines etc) [closed]

We'll be visiting the US with a young kid (<2 y.o.) and I wonder which of the airports will be better in terms of immigration lines (in EWR they seem to be shorter on average) and general ...
3
votes
1answer
686 views

Paying tax at dutyfree shop?

Recently (Oct 2016) I flew from New York JFK to Brussels. While at JFK I bought a lipstick at the duty free shop. The lady saw my boarding pass and said that since I was flying to Belgium I had to pay ...
8
votes
3answers
952 views

JFK to New Jersey on a student's budget

I am traveling to New Jersey on the 4th of November, but unfortunately my air ticket is booked via JFK. There were no direct flights to EWR from where I live. Which is the best possible way to ...
3
votes
1answer
585 views

Where to buy E-ZPass at JFK?

I need to purchase an EZPass for my JFK rental car. Is there a shop in the airport that sells these? I understand rental companies sell it as a service, but I would like to have my own pass.
1
vote
3answers
192 views

Traveling from Ohio to New York's JFK airport to catch an evening, same-day flight?

I have an international flight that leaves around 8:30pm from JFK on a Saturday. I'm traveling with seven other friends from around the Cleveland/Columbus, Ohio area (haven't decided on which city we ...