Book Your Flight from Kolkata to New York
Airports in Kolkata
Search for flights from Kolkata with Orbitz.com, and you'll find the best deals available. Orbitz.com lets you sort and compare ticket prices from several air carriers. The main airport for Kolkata, and also the largest in eastern India, is the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, otherwise known as Kolkata Airport. It is situated about 11 miles outside the center of Kolkata. International airlines that service the airport include United Airways, Qatar Airways, Emirates, Air Asia, and China Eastern Airlines. Orbitz.com lets you keep your itinerary intact as you locate the most economical prices on airline tickets.
Parking at the Airport
There are two car parks at Kolkata Airport. Each has space for 250 vehicles. There are short term and long term parking spaces for travelers who need to leave their cars behind. An unloading area directly in front of the terminals allows for pick up and drop off.
Transportation to the Airport
During rush hours, the public rail system of Kolkata delivers passengers to the airport every 15 minutes. A shuttle bus also travels between the nearest train station and the airport terminal. Taxis and public buses are also available throughout the city. Because traffic congestion is frequently a problem, allow yourself extra time to get to the airport. The one way trip normally takes 20 to 30 minutes.
Restaurants at the Airport
Both domestic and international terminals feature restaurants, cafes and snack bars. There are also several duty free shops for picking up last minute gifts. Booking your flights from Kolkata with Orbitz.com will give you peace of mind while traveling.
New York Airport Information
There are two major airports, John F. Kennedy International (JFK) and LaGuardia, that service travelers flying into New York City. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flights to New York, you will be able to choose from almost every major domestic and international air passenger carrier. LaGuardia Airport is roughly nine miles east of Manhattan, while JFK is almost 20 miles to the southeast. If you can't find the flight that you want, you can also fly into Newark International Airport, roughly 19 miles northeast of Manhattan.
Ground Transportation in New York
New York has plenty of public transportation, so getting around should be fairly easy. If you fly into LaGuardia, you will have to take a taxi, bus, or shared van for at least a portion of the trip, because there is no rail or subway service from the airport. Expect a cab ride from LaGuardia to Manhattan to cost anywhere from $20 to $40. Although JFK is further from the city, you can hop on the AirTrain, which will take you to the subway or the Long Island Railroad. If you choose to take a cab from JFK into Manhattan, expect to pay $45 or more for the ride. You will also be responsible for any tolls that are incurred during the trip. If you use Orbitz.com to book your hotel, you may be able to find one that offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.
New York Area Weather Information
New York tends to be cold in the winter, wet in the spring and humid in the summer. Winter temperatures fluctuate between the 20s and 30s, while summer temperatures can soar to the 90s. New York City averages 27 inches of snow each winter, so be sure to pack your parka and snow boots if you plan to be there between November and February. Use the Orbitz.com travel planner to put together your itinerary and choose a temperate time to visit the city.
What to Do in New York
New York City is an urban adventurer's paradise. From the theaters on Broadway to the lights in Times Square, there is are activities for all ages. Go skating in Central Park, take a horse-and-buggy ride around Central Park South or go shopping on Fifth Avenue. Although New York is home to some of the finest restaurants on the east coast, don't forget to try the rich variety of street foods that are available. Enjoy your time in the city, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you are looking for budget flights to New York.
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