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Felix Houphouet Boigny Intl. Airport

Transportation to New York Airport from the City Center

John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport

There are many transportations methods available to get from the city center to the airport. No matter where you are in New York City you have access to the metro. Take the metro to Jamaica Station or Howard Beach Station, both of which are close to the airport; from there you can get on the AirTrain line and take it all the way to JFK.  

To get from Lower Manhattan or Brooklyn to JFK you can take metro line A to Howard Beach Station. Then get on the AirTrain, which provides transportation to the terminals. The duration of the trip can vary according to where in the city you are departing from, but it usually takes around 60-75 minutes.  

To get from Manhattan to JFK you can take metro line E or the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) train. Both lines go to Jamaica Station, from where you have to get on the AirTrain to get to the airport terminals. LIRR is the fastest option while the metro is the cheapest option. To get from the north of Queens or the south of Brooklyn to JFK, you can take the J line or the Z line. The metros and trains run every 5-10 minutes.

The NYC Airporter express shuttle bus service is another transportation alternative. These shuttles depart from Penn Station, Grand Central Terminal and Port Authority Bus Terminal and the total time to get to JFK takes about 90 minutes. One thing to consider when picking this method of transportation is the varying traffic conditions. These shuttle buses run every 30 minutes.  

Airport Information

JFK International Airport is the busiest airport in the United States, in terms of international passenger entry into the country. JFK serves passengers with 6 terminals, Terminal 1, Terminal 2, Terminal 3, Terminal 4, Terminal 5, and Terminal 6. Close to 100 airlines from 50 countries land at this large airport. AirTrain trains provide transportation between the terminals. There are parking lots in various parts of the terminals, which can accommodate a total of 15,000 vehicles. These parking lots offer both short-term and long-term parking.

There are a total of 5 large hotels located in close proximity to the airport: Crowne Plaza, Comfort Inn, Days Inn, Radisson and Gardens Inn. These hotels offer shuttle services to and from the airport. To get to the hotel shuttles, first get on the AirTrain and take it to Federal Circle Station. You can access the hotels using the shuttles that depart from this station. The 6 passenger terminals at the airport all offer a wide variety of eating and drinking venues. Dunkin’ Donuts, McDonalds, Euro Cafe, Starbucks, New York Hotdog, Eat & Go Istanbul, Wendy’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Subway are only a few of them.

If you want to go shopping your options are endless. There are many Duty Free shops like International Shops Duty Free, DFS Duty Free, and Duty Free Americas. You can also find many brand name stores like L’Occataine, Pandora, Swatch, Hudson, Victoria Secret, M&M’s Store, Best Buy, Guess, Hermes, Mont Blanc, and BVLGARI. Lounge services belonging to various airlines, like British Airways, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Emirates, KLM, and Air France are scattered throughout all the terminals.

Terminal 1 and Terminal 4 have the most lounge services. The airport contains a total of 22 lounges. You can connect to the internet at the airport for a fee. There are daily or monthly unlimited plans or you can also connect by paying an hourly usage fee.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Newark Liberty Intl. Airport

From Penn Station, one of the city’s major stations located in central Manhattan, you can get to Newark Liberty Airport Station in about 30 minutes by taking the NJ Transit train or the Amtrak train. From this station you need to get on the AirTrain trains, which depart every 3 minutes and get to the airport terminals in about 10 minutes.

The Newark Airport Express service is another transportation alternative to get to the airport. These buses depart from Bryant Park, Grand Central Terminal, and Port Authority Bus Terminal and the total time to get to Newark Liberty Airport is about 60 minutes. If you are going to use this method of transportation we recommend taking the varying traffic conditions into account. These buses run every 30 minutes.  

Airport Information

Newark Liberty Airport was the first airport to open in New York. It is ranked second in terms of passenger density, after JFK. Newark Liberty Airport has a total of 3 passenger terminals, Terminal A, Terminal B, and Terminal C. Terminal A is divided into 3 satellite buildings. Terminal B was expanded into a 3 level facility. Terminal C was built after Terminal A and Terminal B. Terminal C only handles United Airlines and United Express flights.

Like JFK, AirTrain trains provide free transportation between the terminals and the parking lot.

There are a variety of restaurants and cafes located in all 3 terminals, including Dunkin’ Donuts, Starbucks, Subway, Market Fresh, Villa Pizza, Phillip’s Seafood, Wendy’s, Java Moon Cafe, and World Bean.

If you want to go shopping your options are endless. There are many Duty Free shops like EJE Duty Free, Duty Free Shop, and Dufry Duty Free. You can also find many brand name stores like Swatch, Hudson, Best Buy, The Body Shop, Sunglass Hut, MAC, and L’Occataine. Lounge services belonging to various airlines, like British Airways, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Jet Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Lufthansa, and Porter Airlines are scattered throughout all the terminals.

Terminal B offers the most lounge services. You can connect to the internet at the airport for a fee. There are daily or monthly unlimited plans or you can also connect by paying an hourly usage fee.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Transportation to Abidjan City Center from Airport

Abidjan is the commercial and administrative center of the Ivory Coast, which is located in the western part of the Africa Continent. The Abidjan city, which is close to the Atlantic Ocean, is also the most important port city of the country. Abidjan is described as “the Paris of the West Africa”. The majority of the locals speak French. The currency of the country is the West African Franc.

If you want to visit Abidjan, you will have to get a visa. Diplomatic, service or special (green) passport holders are exempt from visa on their touristic journeys that do not exceed 90 days. However, the ordinary passport holders are asked to get visa. There are many military control points in Abidjan city; at these control points, you might be asked to show your passport from time to time. For this reason, you are recommended to keep your passport or its color photocopy with you in any case.

Abidjan is connected to the neighboring countries by land routes and railroads, but it also provides transportation to more than 30 African and European cities by air. Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport is located 16 kilometers southeast of Abidjan city. Turkish Airlines (THY), Air Algérie, Air Burkia, Air Cote d’Ivoire, AIR France, Asky Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Camair-Co, CEIBA Intercontinental, Corsair, Egyptair, Emirates Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, Middle East Airlines – Air Lebanon, Royal Air Maroc, Senegal Airlines, South African Airways and Tunisair arrange flights to Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport.

Turkish Airlines flies to Abidjan from Istanbul. With the reciprocal flights arranged four days a week, you can reach Abidjan after a 7-hour and 21-minute flight. Abidjan’s local time is 3 hours behind Turkey.

You can reach the city center from Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport by bus, taxi or rental car. The buses operated by SOTRA run between the city center and the airport and they take airport passengers to Abidjan city center. If you don’t want to go on your journey by public transportation, you can take a taxi to reach the city center. You can also rent a car you prefer from the car rental offices as long as you want if you want your car to be ready for the city use.

 

Bus

The bus number 6 operated by SOTRA picks up the airport passengers from Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport and takes them to Abidjan city center. The bus ride, which costs about 220 West African Francs, takes 25-30 minutes.

Taxi

One of the vehicles the airport passengers can prefer in order to reach the city center after landing is the orange taxi. You should be willing to pay 1600 West African Francs for the taxi ride to reach the city center in about half an hour.

Rent a car

There are many car rental companies outside the terminal building of Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport. The visitors who want to easily travel within Abidjan can rent a car from this point.

Motorcycle

In Abidjan, the locals usually travel with motorcycles and mopeds. You can complete your journey by bargaining with a motorcycle user and ask him/her to take you to the city center.

Metro

It will soon be possible to reach the city from the airport by metro in Abidjan which has been a developing city. The metro construction has been started in 2015 and under development since then. The metro is scheduled to start serving its passengers in 2020.

Last Updated: 30 Dec 2016

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Which airports can I use for New York-Abidjan flights?

For New York-Abidjan flights, you can use Battery Pk City Airport, East 34St Landing Airport, John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport, LaGuardia Airport, Marine Air Airport, Newark Liberty Intl. Airport, Wall Street Spb Airport as departure airport, and Felix Houphouet Boigny Intl. Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from New York-Abidjan and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between New York-Abidjan is 7936 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 9 hour 50 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for New York-Abidjan flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for New York-Abidjan flights is Monday.

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