A journey to New York is something that many people dream on doing at least once in their lifetime. Being able to see the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building or the Metropolitan Fine Arts Museum is definitely something very exciting. New York is the city of the arts, a modern and bustling metropolis in America that has countless pleasures, sights, museums, galleries, parks, festivals, restaurants, clubs, bars, opera and ballet performances and numerous theatres. The city of New York combines in a really unique way the innumerable cultures and customs, something not easily found in other places of the world. Book now a cheap flight to this city that never sleeps and experience wonderful and memorable holidays.
How to get there
From Greece there are direct flights to New York, leaving from Athens. The schedule is operated by Olympic Air in cooperation with Delta Airlines. From Cyprus there connecting flights to New York via Athens, London, Amsterdam, Paris etc. The airlines that carry out direct flights to New York are: Olympic Air and Delta Airlines more specifically:
Athens – New York:
Olympic Air (direct flights)
Delta Airlines (direct flights)
Thessaloniki – New York:
Olympic Air (via Athens)
Cyprus (Larnaca) – New York:
Olympic Air (via Athens)
Cyprus Airways (via Athens, London)
Air France (via Paris)
KLM (via Amsterdam)
The Olympic Air flights are landed at the International Airport John. F. Kennedy JFK (more information below). When making plans for a holiday trip to New York it is better to make a reservation as soon as possible in order to find cheaper air tickets. Many airlines promote cheap flights and announce special air ticket offers for reservations made 1 or 2 months prior the departure.
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New York Airports
In whichever of the three main airports of New York you arrive the welcoming will be equally warm. John F. Kennedy (J.F.K.) International Airport, La Guardia Airport and Newark Airport are three modern airports with countless services and facilities. At New York’s airports you can find shops, restaurants, cafeterias, information desks, exchange offices, banks and ATM machines, travel agencies and of course ticket desks for flight reservations.
John. F. Kennedy International Airport
JFK Airport, mainly serves international flights and it is located 33 kilometers
from the centre of New York (Manhattan). The transfer from the airport to the city
is easily done within 60-
AirTrain JFK runs through the airport’s terminals, has stops at 2 metro stations (Howard Beach and Jamaica Station) in New York and at the Long Island Rail Road from where you can catch another train and transfer to your final destination. The AirTrain journey to central New York lasts 40 minutes. The AirTrain operates 24 hours a day and its ticket costs $5, whereas it is free for any stop within the airport’s premises.
The airport’s buses, Q3, Q6, Q7, Q10 and Β15 operate from 06:00 until 22:00 and every 30 minutes a bus departs from the airport to New York City Subway. The ticket costs $2. The Express Buses of New York depart from terminal 4 and their final destination is Manhattan. Their ticket costs $15.
Outside the airport there are innumerable yellow taxis to transfer you to New York.
The journey from the airport to your destination in the centre of the city can cost
$35 or more.
LaGuardia Airport mainly facilitates domestic flights as well as some international. It is located in Queens, New York, 13 kilometres from the centre of the city. The airport is modern and the transfer to the city is done via the regular bus schedules.
The buses that depart from the airport can transfer you to the city’s metro stations or Long Island’s Railway Station. M60 and Q48 buses have stops in all the airport’s terminals. The ticket costs $2 and the journey lasts 40 minutes. The buses operate from 04:50 until 01:00.
The yellow taxis of New York are always available outside the airport and in case you choose them for your transfer to central New York you must have in mind that they might cost $40 and more.
International Airport Newark
Newark Airport facilitates domestic and international flights and it is located 26 kilometres from New York. It is a comfortable airport that is never overcrowded. There is a train as well as buses that run regular schedules from Newark to New York.
Airtrain Newark operates 24 hours a day from the airport to Newark Penn station or Amtrak Train station from where you can catch another train or a bus to your final destination. Airtrain is free within the airport’s premises (terminal transfer) whereas for any other destination it costs $5.50.
The airport’s Express buses cost $14 and operate from 04:00 until 01:00. There is
an express bus every 15 minutes and the journey lasts 45-
The well known yellow taxis of New York are available outside Newark Airport and although they cost a lot they are definitely the most comfortable means of transport.
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