Got a tip about JFK airport? You've come to the right place for help on getting to,
through, and between New York Kennedy airport.
Share your experiences with others, or post a question and get notified when there is a response.
Flying into terminal 8 then out of terminal 7 with layover of 80 minutes. From domestic flight to International flight. So very tight with TSA and all. NO checked luggage. Can we catch internal shuttle from gate to train and then from train to security? Preplan or just flag down and board?
There is no shuttle from the gate to the train. You have to walk to the train, then take the train to T7, then go through security. You should have enough time.
I will be arriving at JFK from Dubai via Milan on emirates flight. It lands at 7pm on terminal 4. The next flights is Jetblue on terminal 5 after 2 hr 16 min. I will have checked in luggage though with airline priority on EK leg. Is there any change I can make this connection along with my luggage.
Yes, that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I will be arriving at JFK airport through EK flight via Milan. It lands at 7pm most probably on Terminal 4. Next connection is after 2 hr 16 mins on Jet Blue from Terminal 5. I will have checked in luggage, although with airline priority on EK leg. Is this enough time to catch international to domestic connection....
Yes, that should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I and two family members are arriving from Athens Greece via Delta on June 1st. We have a connecting flight to Atlanta an hour and 40 minutes later. is that enough time to collect our bags, go through customs, recheck our bags and catch the connection?
That's barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.
I will let you know. We are leaving Athens now for JFK. We hace 2.5 hr layover for BNA. From everything i have read we should be fine. However, we got a message telling us that due to construction, expect delays. Also, my Delta app has exclamation marks by Jfk flight.
Thank you so much. Delta thinks it's enough time. I'm trying to reach them now to see what other options are. I appreciate feedback from both responders.
We made it. Process goes like this: 1-get off plane amd go to passporr control. 2-more than likely you have ear passpoer so you will go to the left 3-get passport stamped and then go through door to get tour luggage...ours was lined up 4-go through 5-go through door and drop off luggage 6-go through the maze of airport (we went up two sets of escalators) to TSA THEN YOU ARE FREE TO RUN TO GATE
Did you not have to go through Customs? and when you say TSA, do you mean you had to go through the security line again? and if so, was it the same security line as everyone else or just for people who had cleared immigrations/customs?
I will be coming in from Denmark on Icelandic air with carry on luggage only and need to transfer to Jet Blue. Do I need to go outside the airport to transfer and through security again or is there tranfsers within terminals? is 2hrs20min enough time? If you have ticket for another flight can you get a speed pass for custom lines if long? Thanks much
You will have to go through US Immigration and Customs, take the AirTrain to Terminal 5, and go through security. There are no "speed passes" at US airports.
We arrive from SDQ (Dom. Rep) with JetBlue at 2 pm, and have 4 hour transfer before departure with Swiss Air to ZÃ¼rich at 6:10 pm. The tickets are bought separately, but can we still check our bagage for the entire journey or do we need to collect the baggage and check in again and go through customs ect.?!? Do we have enough time? Thanks.
We have another possibility - Arriving with DELTA from SDQ (Dom Rep) arriving 5:40 pm, and Departure with Swiss Air to Zurich - ZRH at 9 pm. I think they are both in Terminal 4. Same Question - do we need to collect luggage and go through customs/immigration ect.??? Thank your for your help!
I am flying on 2 separate tickets with Delta to Athens, Greece(SAN-JFK...JFK-ATH). Will I need to re-check my luggage in addition to going through security? Can I check my bags all the way through with Delta even though I am on 2 separate tickets?
If you show your Athens confirmation to the Delta agent in San Diego you should be able to get your bags tagged through to Athens.
Booking our return from Shannon, Ireland, to Pittsburgh going through JFK to change planes. Airline is trying to sell me an 1:50 PM arrival to JFK with a 3:20 PM departure to PIT. IF it's not enough time why are the selling it? Friday 7/14 is the date. Thanks
That is enough time as you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Shannon. All you have to do in JFK is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Hello, We are a Family of 4 with Little kids travelling from Charlotte to JFK and later the same day from JFK to Copenhagen (leaving at 10.p.m). We're not sure what time to book the flight from Charlotte in order to have plenty of time (including unforeseen events!) to collect our bagage from domestic, check in at international etc. We have an option of either arriving in JFK at 3 p.m or at 6 p.m. What do you recommend?
What airlines are you flying? The 6 PM arrival should work.