Compare Cheap Flights from Auckland to New York City, USA
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New York City Guide
New York City Guide
Being the most populous city in the United States makes NYC a highly sought-after tourist destination. New York City is also the most linguistically diverse city in the world, having more than 800 spoken languages. This bustling city is home to many of the world’s commercial, financial and cultural centres.
NYC has a population of just over 8.5 million, and is located approximately halfway between Washington, D.C., and Boston. The city is filled with towering skyscrapers, flashy neon lights and billboards, which are shown in many Hollywood films and TV shows. This makes NYC one of the most recognisable cities in the U.S.
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Best time to visit New York City
Flights Auckland to New York - When Should You Book?
Being such a popular destination for many, it’s no surprise that there are many return flights from Auckland to New York available all year round. That said, the best time to visit New York City is from April to June, and September to early November. If you want to travel to NYC for sightseeing, these would be the most popular months.
For those of you who want to save some money, you can find many flights Auckland to New York in January and February. However, keep in mind that these months are also the coldest in New York City.
Cheap Airfares from Auckland to New York City
Flights from Auckland to New York are available throughout the year, so finding one that suits your needs will be quite simple. There are over 85 Auckland to New York flights available every day. Many airline companies also offer return flights from Auckland to New York. With so many choices, finding an affordable deal will be a breeze.
Departing from Auckland Airport (AKL)
Auckland Airport is located approximately 20 kilometres from the city centre. It is the busiest airport in New Zealand and handles around 70% of the international traffic in the country.
Getting to Auckland Airport (AKL)
Auckland Airport has many transportation options available, which means that reaching it will be easy. You can opt for the affordable and dependable SkyBus, which will be at your disposal 24/7. The bus ride will last about one hour and will cost you only NZD 18.
Another popular option is also using a car service like taxi. A taxi ride will take you from the city centre to the airport, and vice versa, for around NZD 70.
Parking at Auckland Airport (AKL)
Auckland Airport offers travellers two parking options, the standard car parking near the terminal and the economy car park. Both options are great, as they are quite close to the terminal. Parking at the economy car park is a great option for those of you who want to save some money while travelling. A walk from the economy car park to the terminal will last only 10 minutes.
However, for those of you who want to start your trip hassle-free, you might want to opt for the standard car park. It is a bit more expensive, but much closer to the terminal. Both parking options provide uncovered and covered parking.
Which International Terminal Will Your Cheap Airfares from Auckland to New York Depart from?
Your Auckland to New York flights will depart from the international T1 terminal at Auckland Airport (AKL).
Arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
Upon arriving to New York City, you will have many options to choose from when it comes to transportation and parking. This means that you won’t have to burden yourself with thinking how to get to your hotel or accommodation.
Getting from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Your Hotel
The airport is located just 28 kilometres from the city centre, and offers many transportation options. Travellers must use the AirTrain JFK system to get to LIRR from the airport. This will cost you NZD 7.50. A taxi ride will take you from the airport to Manhattan and vice versa for about NZD 77. Using the subway is also a great option for those who aren't in a hurry, and are looking to save some money.
Arriving at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
There is also a chance that your flight might land at Newark Airport (EWR). This airport will also provide you with many transportation and parking options. It will also be cheaper since it is closer to the city centre.
Getting from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to Your Hotel
Being located only 20 kilometres from the city centre, makes getting to your hotel quite simple. You can use private shuttles, which operate between Manhattan and Newark. Express buses run constantly, they depart from Terminal A, B, and C, and will take you to Grand Central Station. Taxis are also available at each terminal.
Arriving at LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
Many of your flights Auckland to New York will also land at LaGuardia Airport. It is the closest to the city centre, so getting to your hotel or accommodation from the airport will be completely hassle-free.
Getting from LaGuardia Airport (LGA) to Your Hotel
The airport is located only a short 16 kilometres from the city centre, making it the closest airport. You can use the MTA subways or buses to get to Manhattan from the airport. A one-way trip will cost you AUD 3.76 if you use your MetroCard. You can get a MetroCard from the vending machines located throughout LaGuardia Airport (LGA).
Another popular option is using a taxi to get to Manhattan. Those of you who want to start your vacation stress-free might want to opt for this.
Things to do
Things to do in New York City
One World Observatory
One world Observatory is an observation deck located 542 metres above the city. It offers its visitors the most amazing views of New York City. The elevator, which takes you to the highest floors, is also a part of the whole attraction. It shows New York’s transformation through the ages, from pictures of a rural landscape, like it once was, to the bustling metropolis you see today.
American Museum of Natural History
With approximately 32 million artefacts inside, this museum is a prime tourist destination for anyone who disembarks from one of many Auckland to New York flights. Here, you can see many exhibitions, with popular themes of the past, present, and even the future. It is an interactive and educational place that can offer something for any age group. Tourists often visit the dinosaurs, which are very popular.
Being one of many signature landmarks of NYC makes the Brooklyn Bridge a great place to visit. It is the oldest suspension bridge in the country, and walking across the bridge remains a great tourist pastime. Enjoying an evening walk across the bridge will give you an insight into the beauty of NYC. So, if you want to enjoy some of the best views of the city, book return flights from Auckland to New York with Webjet.