JFK to Newark Airports

May 7th, 2008, 06:15 PM
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JFK to Newark Airports

What's the best way to get from JFK to Newark Airports?

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May 7th, 2008, 06:19 PM
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The best way is car service.

2nd best is cab.

Shuttles or a bus are a 3rd option.

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May 7th, 2008, 06:35 PM
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Helicopter, though it is expensive, involves a stop and will take 55 minutes total.
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May 7th, 2008, 06:40 PM
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JFK to Newark isn't a trek I'd want to take any time, any day.

There are basically hourly flights from LGA to DFW. Call AA and see if they can put you on a flight out of LGA instead of Newark.

JFK to LaGuardia is 15-30min portal to portal by taxi.
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May 7th, 2008, 07:32 PM
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there are also bus services ie. super shuttle or the NY airport service, and they are less expensive than cabs but you should allow plenty of time - 2-3 hours at least, before you ahve to be at teh airport. better off staying on one side of the river.
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May 8th, 2008, 09:51 AM
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JFK to Newark is a major trek - and if you hit traffic, accident or bad weather just the time on the road can be 2 hours. Never mind time getting from plane with luggage out to cab and then doing check-in, security at the other end. I wouldn't attempt this in less than 5 hours.

There used to be a shuttle bus between the 2 - but I have heard it has been cancelled. You need to check with JFK web site on that. Otherwise it's cab or car serrvice - I assume more than $100.

Really - it wold be much better to get a plane out of JFK - or LGA if necessary.
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May 8th, 2008, 12:41 PM
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The Port Authority website has all the info you need:

Contrary to nytraveler's post, there is still hourly shuttle service (Airporter: www.goairporter.com ) between both airports, takes approx. 90 mins.

Agree with others that such a transfer should be avoided if at all possible!

Hope this helps,
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May 8th, 2008, 05:07 PM
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Well if the hourly bus service is still running you definitely need to allow yourself 5 hours - since waiting for the bus and getting to EWR can easily take 2.5 hours. And your ongoing flight probably wants you to check in luggage 2 hours in advance.
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May 8th, 2008, 10:05 PM
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connie mentioned on another forum that she has only 4 hours between flights.

I totally agree with everyone advising to get the flights changed.

You do NOT want to get stuck at Newark!
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