Arriving in New York & New York Airports

Last Updated: 15th Jul 2014

<p><img src="http://downloads.contiki.com/contikipedia/north_america/north_america_stock/24.jpg" class="rightwise" title="new york new york" alt="new york new york" /></p> <p><a href="/contikipedia/articles/new-york">New York City</a> is serviced by three major airports: John F. Kennedy (<span class="caps">JFK</span>), La Guardia &amp; Newark</p> <h5>From John F. Kennedy Airport (<span class="caps">JFK</span>)</h5> <p><em>By shared shuttle:</em> Claim your luggage then follow the signs to the Ground Transportation Desk near the Baggage Claim area. You can either call SuperShuttle directly on the courtesy phone or ask an agent at the desk to arrange for SuperShuttle service. You can book in advance online at <a href="http://www.supershuttle.com">www.supershuttle.com</a>. Use the discount code 57ZAX to receive $2 off your fare. Standard fare is $18. It&#8217;s customary to tip an additional 10% -15%.</p> <p><em>By taxi:</em> Taxis into the city take anywhere from 30-60 minutes. They cost $45 &#8220;Flat Fare&#8221; to Manhattan <span class="caps">NOT</span> including bridge tolls and tip. Taxis are usually cash only. Make sure to hail a cab in the designated areas or ask a uniformed airport employee to help you. It&#8217;s customary to tip an additional 10% -15%.</p> <h5>From Newark (<span class="caps">EWR</span>)</h5> <p><em>By shared shuttle:</em> Claim your luggage then follow the signs to the Ground Transportation Desk near the Baggage Claim area. You can either call SuperShuttle directly on the courtesy phone or ask an agent at the desk to arrange for SuperShuttle service. You can book in advance online at <a href="http://www.supershuttle.com">www.supershuttle.com</a>. Use the discount code 57ZAX to receive $2 off your fare. Standard fare is $18. It&#8217;s customary to tip an additional 10% -15%.</p> <p><em>By taxi:</em> Taxis into the city take anywhere from 20-45 minutes and cost $30-$38 <span class="caps">NOT</span> including bridge tolls (these are an additional cost). Taxis are usually cash only. Make sure to hail a cab in the designated areas or ask a uniformed airport employee to help you. It&#8217;s customary to tip an additional 10% -15%.</p> <h5>From La Guardia (<span class="caps">LGA</span>)</h5> <p><em>By shared shuttle:</em> Claim your luggage then follow the signs to the Ground Transportation Desk near the Baggage Claim area. You can either call SuperShuttle directly on the courtesy phone or ask an agent at the desk to arrange for SuperShuttle service. You can book in advance online at <a href="http://www.supershuttle.com">www.supershuttle.com</a>. Use the discount code 57ZAX to receive $2 off your fare. Standard fare is $13 It&#8217;s customary to tip an additional 10% -15%.</p> <p><em>By taxi:</em> Taxis into the city from <span class="caps">LGA</span> take anywhere from 20-40 minutes and cost $16-$26 and don’t include bridge tolls (these are an additional cost). Taxis are usually cash only. Make sure to hail a cab in the designated areas or ask a uniformed airport employee to help you. It&#8217;s customary to tip an additional 10% -15%.</p> <p><em>By public transport:</em> New York City buses provide service between LaGuardia and Manhattan. For service between LaGuardia and Manhattan, the M60 bus goes to 106th and Broadway with connections on the route to the Q33 and Q47 buses and the E, F, G, R, V and 7 trains on the New York City subway.</p> <h5>Contiki’s New York Hotel</h5> <p>The Skyline hotel is well located in the famed Clinton/Hells Kitchen neighborhood of New York City. It is a few blocks away from the Theater District, Times Square, Intrepid Museum, fabulous restaurants and nightclubs with easy access to public transport.</p> <p><strong>Skyline Hotel<br /> 725 10 Avenue New York, NY 10019-7199<br /> Reception Telephone: +1 (212) 586-3400</strong></p> <p>We offer discounted rates for Contiki clients and the accommodation is based on twin share. This is the departure point for all Contiki tours that start in New York.</p> <p><strong>Note:</strong> Check-in at this hotel is at 3.00pm and check-out is at 12:00pm.</p> <h5>More <a href="/contikipedia/articles/tour-and-travel-advice-usa-and-canada">Tour and Travel Advice</a> for the <span class="caps">USA</span> and Canada</h5>