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Cheap flights to New York for 2021
Find special offers and fares on flights to New York from Canada.
New York is a sought-after travel destination all year round. Visitors find New York to be an exciting city with funky suburbs, shopping galore and the famous Manhattan skyline that makes up the city’s concrete jungle.
Canadians can land at any of New York’s three main airports, depending on which route you fly. There are plenty of direct flights to New York from select Canadian cities like Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Halifax, Calgary and Vancouver. Demand for flight deals to NYC are always strong, so there’s no doubt you’ll be able to find great deals.
How much are flights to New York?
With JFK Airport being the main airport for travellers to fly into and Newark Airport being in close proximity to New York, here’s what’s considered to be a good deal compared to the average cost of a flight from select Canadian cities to New York.
Flights to New York from Toronto
New York City flight times
- From Toronto: Approximately 1 hr 30 mins direct, landing at JFK Airport
- From Halifax: Approximately 2 hrs 20 mins direct, landing at JFK Airport
- From Vancouver: Approximately 5 hrs 10 mins direct, landing at JFK Airport
- From Winnipeg: Approximately 4 hrs 43 mins + with one stopover, landing at JFK Airport
Airlines that fly to New York City (NYC)
- American Airlines
- United Airlines
- Air Canada
- Porter Airlines
- If you’re travelling from a far away city like Vancouver or Calgary, you could save money on your flight to NYC by finding the cheapest flight from your airport to anywhere in the USA. Local budget airlines, such as JetBlue, Southwest and Spirit Airlines can then get you to New York. Some major cities have more than one airport so pay attention to which airport you fly in and out of.
- If you live close to the US border, it will often be much cheaper to cross the border before flying to any US city. As mentioned above, there are plenty of budget airlines that can fly you from one US city to another.
New York’s main airport is JFK and the most economical option to get to NYC is the AirTrain system which runs 24/7 every day of the year. You’ll need to get to Jamaica or Howard Beach Station and change to the subway for NYC. From La Guardia (LGA) take the Q70 or M60 bus to the subway or all the way to the city. Newark Airport (EWR) is a bit further out and has a light rail system to Airport Station which is served by New Jersey Transit for services to New York’s Penn station.
Visitors can buy and top up a MetroCard in advance or on arrival to cover subway and bus fares. If travelling with two or more people, you might save some money by taking a taxi from the airport or booking a private transfer.
Taxi stands are outside the baggage claim area of each airport with dispatchers in uniforms to help you. It’s a flat fee from JFK and takes up to an hour to NYC. La Guardia is closer, taking up to 40 minutes by metered taxi. Be cautious of taxi scams who will overcharge you. NYC Airporter operates shuttle services from and between all three airports to Grand Central, Penn Station or the bus terminal.
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