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Route Information for Flights from Modesto to New York

Origin Airport IATA Code SMF
Destination Airport IATA Code NYC
Distance 2514 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Qatar Airways, JetBlue Airways, Emirates, Hawaiian Airlines, EL AL
Earliest Flight Arrival 11:49AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 11:49AM UTC

Plan Your Trip from Modesto to New York

Modesto City-County Airport

The Modesto City-County Airport is located at 617 Airport Way, three miles from the center of Modesto, California. United Airlines has flights from Modesto to San Francisco, where passengers can catch connecting flights to any destination in the world. The Orbitz.com website searches flights from different airlines to find sales and low-cost airline tickets.

Parking and Transportation

The airport has a long-term parking lot at the east end of the terminal, between the terminal and the air traffic control tower. If you park your vehicle at the airport for more than two weeks, you need to fill out a Long Term Parking form. If you park your vehicle for more than 30 days, the airport charges a $25 monthly fee. You can also take a taxicab to the airport; you'll need to call the cab company and arrange for pickup. Cabs have metered fares, so the total cost of the trip depends on the length of the ride. If you need a rental car when you arrive at your destination, you can make reservations using the Orbitz.com website.

Dining at the Airport

There aren't any full-service restaurants at the Modesto City-County Airport, because it's a small airport. If you need to grab a snack before your flight, you can get snacks and drinks in the vending area, located near the terminal's waiting area. When you use Orbitz.com to find flights from Modesto, you don't have to worry about anything. The website has all of the tools you need to plan your entire vacation.

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 Modesto to New York - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Modesto to New York now?

Go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most up-to-date information on quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when flying from Modesto to New York.

Are there non-stop flights from Modesto to New York?

Dust off your trusty passport, because United Airlines will fly you directly from Modesto to New York. Book your ticket now and enjoy a trouble-free, nonstop flight.

What is the shortest flight from Modesto to New York?

The shortest flight from Sacramento Airport to John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK) is 5 hours and 57 minutes. Grab your favorite tipple from the drink trolley, start your travel journal or get to know your seat mate — you'll have plenty of time on this medium-haul journey.

What airlines fly from Modesto to New York most frequently?

United Airlines operates the most services from Modesto to New York, with 21 flights each 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 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. 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 August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

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 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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