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Fares from $18 One Way, $35 Round Trip from Fort Myers to New York

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More About Flying To New York from Fort Myers

Route Information for Flights from Fort Myers to New York

Origin Airport IATA CodeFMY
Destination Airport IATA CodeNYC
Distance1076 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesQatar Airways, Aer Lingus, JetBlue Airways, Emirates, TAP Air Portugal
Earliest Flight Arrival7:28PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival7:28PM UTC

Plan Your Trip from Fort Myers to New York

Southwest Florida International Airport

Orbitz.com offers a wide variety of travel services for those traveling from Fort Meyers. Orbitz.com searches a variety of airlines at once in order to locate cheap flights from Fort Meyers. The Southwest Florida International Airport serves Fort Meyers and the residents of Southwest Florida. The airport is located just 14 miles from downtown Fort Meyers on Colonial Boulevard. Eighteen airlines serve the Southwest Florida International Airport, and most tickets can be booked with Orbitz.com. Airlines include AirTran, Southwest, Sun Country and US Airways.

Parking at the AirportIf you're arriving in your own vehicle, you can use any of the parking choices offered at the airport. Covered short-term parking is free for the first 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, the lot is charged by the hour and by the day. Long-term parking is available and is charged by the hour, day or week. Individuals parking in the long-term lots have access to free vehicle services such as car locating, tire inflation and jump-starts. Shuttle service is available to and from the long-term lots, and drivers will provide luggage assistance.

Airport Transportation Options

Orbitz.com can provide travelers with bargain car rentals. Many rental services are located within the airport. Taxi services and LeeTran public transportation are both available to and from the airport. Fees are based on the distance traveled. Hotel shuttle services offer free rides to and from the airport.

Restaurants at the Airport

Use your spare time to grab a snack or a meal before you flight. The airport offers a variety of meal options. Have donuts and coffee at Dunkin Donuts, or grab a specialty coffee from Starbucks. The Great American Bagel Company also has plenty of choices for breakfast. Schedule cheap flights from Fort Meyers easily through Orbitz.com.

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.

Flights from Fort Myers to New York - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Fort Myers to New York?

You can fly straight from Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.) to Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.). In fact, 4 airlines operate nonstop services between these locations. Collect some extra frequent flyer points with one of these top-rated carriers:

  • United Airlines
  • JetBlue Airways
  • Spirit Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Fort Myers to New York?

If the weather is good and there are no delays, you could be landing at Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.) from Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.) in only 2 hours and 38 minutes. With such a fast flight time, consider bringing just hand luggage.

What airlines fly from Fort Myers (and vicinity) to New York (and vicinity) most frequently?

Below are the airlines that frequently fly between Fort Myers, FL Airport (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.) to Newark, NJ Airport (EWR-Liberty Intl.). No matter what you're looking for in a carrier, we're confident you'll find one that suits your plans among these: United Airlines - (UA) with 91 flights every month JetBlue - (B6) with 36 flights every month Spirit Airlines - (NK) with 18 flights every month Frontier Airlines - (F9) with 4 flights every month

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to New York?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to New York have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to New York with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to New York without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.