Transportation from airport to airport (JFK, Newark and LaGuardia)
It is possible that you arrive at Newark and the next flight departs from JFK or LaGuardia or the other way around. This can be problematic if you have less than four hours to transfer.
How long does transfer from airport to airport in New York take?
There are a number of ways to get to the different airports around New York. You can either take a taxi, use public transportation (with multiple changeovers) or book a car service. The following times are for traveling with a car service booked BEFOREHAND and are ONLY for the journey itself. These times do take the highway traffic into consideration.
- From Newark to JFK and vice versa 2 hours
- From LaGuardia to JFK and vice versa 45 minutes
- From LaGuardia to Newark and vice versa 1.5 hours
Click on the links below for the specific transportation information between the airports in New York
New York Airport Customs
When transferring between airports in New York, you should also take into account the time spent in customs after landing. If you fly from outside of the United States to one of the airports you will need to pass through customs. This can sometimes take a long time so take about an hour and half to two hours into account. Fortunately this means spending less time waiting for your luggage.
If you are traveling within the United States on a domestic flight to New York then you need not pass through customs but you do need to pick up your luggage. Take about an hour into account for this.
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