There are no direct flights from Jakarta Airport (CGK-Soekarno-Hatta Intl.) to New York, NY Airport (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), so your next best option is to pick an airline that offers just one stopover. Collect a few more air miles with ANA, Cathay Pacific or Korean Air.
It's a long way between Jakarta and New York — 19 hours and 45 minutes at least. But your time on board doesn't have to be miserable. Be prepared and come with the essentials like toiletries and earplugs.
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Travelers may have difficulty locating cheap flights from Jakarta. Orbitz.com searches a variety of airlines at one time to locate the best ticket prices. The Soekarno-Hatta International Airport is located approximately 30 minutes from downtown Jakarta on Jalan Gunung Sahari. The airport serves the greater Jakarta area on the island of Java. Over 40 airlines service the airport, including Air India, EVA Airways, Tiger Airlines and Gulf Air.
Both short-term and long-term parking lots are available at the airport, and fees are charged by the hour or by the day, depending on the lot.
Travelers have a wide variety of options when getting to the airport. Local airport terminal shuttles provide transportation to the airport from various hotels in the area. Several bus companies, including Damri and Primajasa provide services to and from various destinations in Jakarta. They operate from 4 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, and they charge a flat fee. Bus transportation to the airport can take over an hour, depending on traffic. The commuter rail system connects the Manggarai station to the airport, and it is the cheapest mode of transportation. Executive taxis and ordinary taxis are available throughout the city at metered prices, and car rentals can be located through Orbitz.com.
There are a variety of restaurants and coffee shops located in the airport for those who wish to eat before boarding their flight. Jaskart also has several restaurants in the city that provide a selection of sit-down breakfasts, including Bakmi Gm, Satoo and The Duck King. Orbitz.com can assist travelers in locating cheap flights from Jakarta.
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.
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 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.
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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