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hot to get from newark airport to kennedy airport

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hot to get from newark airport to kennedy airport

We are a party of four and we are traveling AA and arrive at 2:50PM at Newark Airport. We have to get to Kennedy Airport as we are traveling to Madrid at 6:50PM. We are all flying with the least miles, so this is the reason for this schedule. How can we connect from one airport to another and what would be the approximate cost? Is it wiser to pay our way to Kennedy at about $160 each? Is there a reliable limo service for this? We have to carry our luggage. Thanks in advance for all the suggestions.

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1. Re: hot to get from newark airport to kennedy airport

You won't make this connection. You are expected to be at JFK for an int'l flight 3 hrs. before flight time. You will be traveling at the start of rush hour. It can't be done.

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2. Re: hot to get from newark airport to kennedy airport

The better idea is to arrive earlier. Is that not possible? A limo will be ~ $150 I'd guess. You can get a quote from

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3. Re: hot to get from newark airport to kennedy airport

I would say it's risky. While it's recommended to arrive before international flights 3 hours in advance, it's not like they turn you away from the check-in if you show up 2 hours before instead.

But your risk is cutting it even closer than that.

I used Dial 7 for a EWR-JFK transfer in the middle of the day last summer. We still hit delays on the Belt Parkway (I think). The trip took every bit of 90 minutes. And that was after we got off the plane at Newark, grabbed our luggage, and called Dial 7 to connect with our driver.

At rush hour? I can't imagine how long a trip this might be.

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4. Re: hot to get from newark airport to kennedy airport

If I arrive at 1pm at Newark, is it safe to make the acoonnection oat 7PM?

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5. Re: hot to get from newark airport to kennedy airport

You have a better chance, but there are never any guarantees when you are at the mercy of traffic.

What did you mean by this question - Is it wiser to pay our way to Kennedy at about $160 each? Does the airline have an option for getting you there?

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6. Re: hot to get from newark airport to kennedy airport

What I meant was buying our own tickets from Miami to New York for $160 for each of us, in order to get Newark earlier.

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7. Re: hot to get from newark airport to kennedy airport

If you're going to buy tickets, why not buy tickets that get you to JFK???? I have to believe you can do better than $160/person for one way flights.

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8. Re: hot to get from newark airport to kennedy airport

And flying from FLL is a lot saner than from MIA and often cheaper.

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9. Re: hot to get from newark airport to kennedy airport

I have five day period to finalize the deal, I'll keep looking for direct flights from Miami to Madrid for 30000 miles, If I don't find one I think I'll buy the earliest and cheapest ticket from any of the area airports to Kennedy. Thanks for your advice.

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10. Re: hot to get from newark airport to kennedy airport

The cost will be well worth the peace of mind to not have to transfer. Hopefully you can work out the direct flights. Good luck.