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John F. Kennedy International Airport, sometimes known just as JFK or Kennedy Airport, is the busiest international airport in the United States, handling approximately 60 million passengers every year. Make your onwards travel from JFK as seamless as possible and book your JFK airport transfers with hoppa. Our New York airport transfers are reliable, comfortable and quick so you can start your New York adventure as soon as you land. Here at hoppa, we compare our prices daily, so you’ll always be sure of a fair price, and we work with our partners every week to ensure you get the best service possible.
JFK has great amenities on offer for before you depart, including a range of well-known American stores for duty-free lovers, including Victoria’s Secret, Juicy Couture and Michael Kors. As you’d imagine for New York, the airport has practically every type of food on offer to satisfy your pre-flight cravings. Sushi? Chinese? Or how about the New York favourite, pepperoni pizza? There are dozens of restaurants, cafés, burger joints and sports bars to enjoy a meal and a drink in. You can even freshen up and make use of the spa facilities located in the terminals.
On arrival at JFK, located in the borough of Queens, your hoppa transfer will pick you up and take you to your chosen destination, whether that’s across the bridge to Manhattan or Brooklyn or further afield, so you can start exploring the bright lights of the city. We have a wide variety of JFK transfer options such as, a private car, a shuttle bus or even a limousine, to guarantee you arrive in style and comfort.
New York is a lively, bustling city offering something for everyone. For culture vultures, there are plenty of wonderful museums and galleries, including the MoMA, The Met and the Museum of National History, as well as award-winning Broadway and off-Broadway shows, comedy nights and television show recordings.
Explore some of New York’s lesser travelled boroughs. Cross the bridge to trendy Brooklyn where you can discover arty Bushwick and DUMBO and get a magnificent view of the Freedom Tower looming over the city. Jump the free Staten Island ferry and get some snaps of the Statue of Liberty and lower Manhattan from a new perspective.
Head outside to explore the sprawling 84-acre Central Park or walk the length of the High Line, admiring the views as you go. Fuel your adventures with some of New York’s famous cuisine, from pizza slices to pancakes, lobster rolls to cronuts. Grab a drink at a dive bar or if that’s not your thing, head to one of the city’s rooftop bars for spectacular views while you sip on champagne or cocktails.
So, you’re flying into New York JFK, the United States’ busiest airport, ahead of a trip of a lifetime. Handling over 60 million passengers every year, JFK airport exudes the same non-stop hustle and bustle of the city itself.
While you’ll be busy planning things, like when you want to scale the Empire State Building and drink in the bright lights of Times Square, it’s also probably worth thinking about how you’ll get from JFK to your accommodation, and vice versa. With JFK airport transfers from hoppa, you’re guaranteed a great value, quick and customisable transfer service – so you can put your holiday administration worries to bed.
Booking airport transfers from New York JFK with hoppa
Booking with us is easy. To get things started, just fill in your basic travel details in the boxes above and tell us when you’re going, and we’ll give you a list of transfer options from our carefully chosen travel partners. We offer a variety of private hire and shuttle bus options to an array of key destinations across the city, meaning however you want to travel and wherever you want to go – we’ve got you covered.
Should I choose a shuttle bus or private transport?
Our shuttle buses offer the best value option for airport transfers from New York JFK, providing a comfortable coach service shared with other holidaymakers from the airport to a series of scheduled drop off points on a set route. You can expect to set off from JFK around 45 minutes after your flight has landed, which gives everyone time to get to the transport and be ready to set off.
Our private JFK airport taxi transfers offer you the quickest and most direct transfer from the airport, driving just your group directly to your chosen accommodation, with a pick up time set beforehand.
Which is best for you? Well, if you want to save some money and don’t mind sharing your trip with others – go for the shuttle. If you want the fastest trip possible, as well as some privacy, in amongst the madness of New York traffic, choose a private option.
How much do New York JFK airport transfers cost?
We run live pricing on our website to ensure that we’re constantly offering the fairest prices possible. What that means is that the quotes you see today on airport transfers from JFK to Times Square may be different tomorrow, and indeed the day after that.
However, don’t worry about your booking price changing once you have booked. To put it simply, the price you will pay will be the price you agreed on at the time of booking, regardless of what changes happen in the future.
I need extra assistance
Our ‘Extras’ page is your opportunity to tell us about any additional needs you have for your trip. Once you’ve chosen your preferred transport method, let us know about your requirements in the ‘Anything we can help with?’ box, and we’ll look to make the necessary accommodations.
You may require specialist wheelchair access and assistance or be carrying particularly valuable luggage that requires extra care in transit. Whatever it is, tell us about it and we’ll make sure to have it covered on your arrival.
Our luggage limits typically align with what you’ll get as your standard allowance on your flight – one suitcase and one piece of hand luggage per person. If you’re carrying more than that amount among your group, you’ll need to let us know so we can ensure you are provided with a vehicle with the appropriate space.
Once you’ve completed your booking, we’ll send you an e-ticket confirming your JFK airport transfers. Please take care of this information – it’s both your ticket aboard your transport and a guide featuring all your key meet up and scheduling instructions.
We would strongly recommend printing a paper copy to go alongside your online version, just so you have a failsafe in case of not having access to one or the other.
Finding your driver once you’ve arrived at JFK
On your e-ticket, you’ll see a ‘Find my pick up’ section. This is based under the journey information for both your arrival and departure transfers. Here, you should find everything you need to know about what to do when you land, whether that’s looking out for a driver with a sign or finding a travel representative.
Instructions will differ slightly depending on your method of transport and the travel provider employed, so be sure to read and follow your ticket carefully.
Have a problem?
The ‘Find my pick up’ section also features an emergency number for you to call in the event of any issue. If you don’t think you have the right information, aren’t sure about something or can’t find your driver, give us a call and we’ll help you get things sorted.
What should I do if I’m delayed?
Delays are sometimes an unfortunate reality of flying, which is why our drivers will wait for you up to 45 minutes until after your scheduled arrival. If you are delayed between 45 minute and here hours, we’ll send a new driver out to get you when you arrive. If you are delayed over three hours, you’ll need to rebook and contact your travel insurance provider.
Regardless of which scenario you’re affected by, please call and inform us, and we can advise on your next steps to ensure things go as smoothly as possible.
What is there to do at JFK airport?
If you’re travelling to New York, you’ll no doubt be busy getting excited about all the amazing things you’re about to see, but JFK airport, being one of the biggest airports in the world, has a bit to offer as well, should you end up spending some time there.
You’ll find restaurants, shops, services and amenities in abundance at the airport, to the extent that JFK’s website offers an A-Z list of all their services available - that’s over 30 pages long! JFK is a duty free haven, featuring major brands from around the world, and restaurant options feature every type of cuisine you could think of.
JFK provides free Wi-Fi for all visitors, with numerous hotels very close by.
Journey times for airport transfers from New York JFK
In general, the journey time for transfer from JFK airport to Manhattan will be in the region of 45-60 minutes. Our private airport transfers from JFK to Manhattan will be quicker than the shuttle but contending with New York traffic likely means you’re best to expect an hour’s travel when planning your itinerary.
Returning home with hoppa
If you’re returning to the airport via private vehicle, you’ll be given a pick up time on your e-ticket for when your driver will come to your accommodation. Please be ready 15 minutes before your pick up time at the agreed meeting point, with your e-ticket ready to show the driver.
If you’re returning by shuttle bus, your pick up time will be made available 24 hours prior to your departure. You can find this online via the ‘My bookings’ section on our website, or, if you haven’t received any information on timings within the 24-hour window, you can contact your provider on the number given on the e-ticket. Please be ready at the meeting point at least 10 minutes beforehand.
If you’ve opted into our SMS notifications service, we’ll send you a text message informing you of your return travel itinerary, both on private and shuttle services.