New York (John F. Kennedy) International Airport

John F. Kennedy International AirportOpens in a new tab or window, also known as JFK, is the main airport serving New York City.  It's located 25 km (16 miles) from the city centre.

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Flights

Visit JFK AirportOpens in a new tab or window for the latest terminal information for Qantas codeshare, partner and oneworld airlines.

Departures

Check-in

If you're travelling on a Qantas code-share or partner flight, please check-in with the operating airline.

Arrivals

Baggage

Baggage is available on the arrivals level, check with your operating airline for further information.

Transfers

Regular transfers are available between JFK terminals by AirTrain JFKOpens in a new tab or window

Lounges

Find out more about partner lounge availability, features, operating hours and access.

Transport

Take the hassle out of travel with a private car, coach or other transfer. Book online now or visit JFK AirportOpens in a new tab or window for a comprehensive, up-to-date guide to transport options.

Transport Details
Car The airport is approximately a 60 minute drive from the city.
Visit John F. Kennedy AirportOpens in a new tab or window for current car parking rates. 
Taxis Fixed price (yellow) taxis operate from John F Kennedy International Airport to Manhattan. Visit John F. Kennedy AirportOpens in a new tab or window for current fares.
Fares to other locations including Queens, Bronx, Brooklyn and Staten Island are metered. Private car services are also available and can be pre-booked.
Buses Visit MTAOpens in a new tab or window for the current bus routes and fares.
Train The Airtrain departs regularly to Jamaica Station where connections are available to the New York City Subway system. Visit John F. Kennedy AirportOpens in a new tab or window for current fares and timetables.
Travel on the 'E' line to Manhattan, journey time from Jamaica Station is approximately one hour.
Travel on the Long Island Railroad System to Manhattan, journey time is approximately 30 minutes from Jamaica Station.
Car hire Visit our cars section to make a booking.
Lists the transport options for getting to and from New York John F Kennedy airport.

Important information

Times and prices are a guide only.