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Directions to NYC Airports

Your Guide to Navigating New York City's Airports

Don't forget you need to be at the airport 3 hours prior to your flight. If for any reason you are going to miss your flight, please continue to the airport because the airlines will be the ones who have to rebook you on a new flight. Camp America office will only be able to book you a whole new flight, rather than change your booking, which will probably be more expensive.

Need to find out which terminal you are flying from? Just use google! eg of search 'which terminal british airways flight 184'

Directions to JFK/ John F. Kennedy Airport - Queens, New York 11430-1613

Long Island Railroad (LIRR) - Long Island: Take the LIRR from Penn Station (or anywhere on Long Island) to Jamaica Station and transfer to the Air Train JFK. Cost for Air Train tickets is $8.25.

Subway - A Train - from Port Authority (or anywhere you can get the A train) in Manhattan: Take the A subway train to the Air Train which is at the Howard Beach/JFK Airport Station. The service to the airport from Howard Beach station, operates every 10 to 15 minutes during rush hours and every 20 minutes at other times. Be sure to take the A that is marked Far Rockaway or Rockaway Park, not Lefferts Blvd. Get off at the Howard Beach/JFK Airport station. From Howard Beach Station follow signs to the Air Train JFK. Cost is $2.75 for the subway, $8.25 for the Air Train JFK. You can also take the E train to Sutphin Blvd Station, which connects to Jamaica Station to get on the AirTrain.

From Grand Central Train Station in Manhattan - You can take the "S" Shuttle to Port Authority to catch the A train and follow the above directions.

Directions to EWR/Newark Liberty Airport - Newark, NJ 07114

Subway - A Train - Manhattan: Take the A to the Grand Central or Port Authority, where you can catch the bus to Newark.

Bus - Port Authority or Grand Central Station: Take the Newark Airport Express bus to Newark Liberty Airport. The service departs every 45 minutes from both Port Authority and Grand Central Station. Cost is $18.70 plus a $2.50 processing fee and the trip takes 40-60 minutes depending on which station you are leaving from and which airport terminal you are going to. You may purchase tickets on the bus or online at For more information call toll free 1-877-8-NEWARK.

Train - Penn Station: At Penn Station, take either a NJ TRANSIT or Amtrak train to Newark Liberty International Airport Train Station. The NJ Transit trains take around 25 minutes to get to the Newark Liberty Airport Train Station and run frequently (every 10-20 minutes); the Amtrak train runs less frequently and also takes around 25 minutes. Not every train stops at the airport, so be sure to refer to a NJ TRANSIT or Amtrak schedule. When you exit the NJ TRANSIT or Amtrak train at Newark Liberty International Airport Train Station, follow the signs to AirTrain. Cost for the NJ Transit ticket is $15.75 and the Amtrak ticket is approx. $25. You can transfer for free from the Airport Station to the terminals with an Amtrak or NJ Transit ticket.