Flights from Brisbane to New York City

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New York City Guide

Compare Cheap Brisbane to New York City Flights

It is no coincidence that New York City, an unstoppable metropolis with an around-the-clock lifestyle, is known as the ‘City That Never Sleeps’. NYC is big, bold and not afraid to show off. Check out the imposing Manhattan skyline, fabulous shows at a Broadway theatre, luxury shopping on 5th Avenue and the green oasis of Central Park. Add museums, galleries and an internationally-acclaimed restaurant scene - it’s impossible to be bored! Hail an iconic yellow cab and head into any of the city’s boroughs to explore. And when hunger strikes? Tuck into a New York hot dog topped with mustard, sauerkraut and onions or a traditional bagel with the works!

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Best time to visit New York City

The best time to visit New York City

The best time to visit New York City is any time, but spring is particularly glorious and you can catch the annual St.Patrick’s Day parade in March. Autumn shows off with fiery foliage and festive Halloween and Thanksgiving celebrations. Christmastime is a peak season and NYC pulls out all the stops with dazzling decorations, out-of-this-world department store windows and festive parades. One of the best time to find cheap flights and accommodation can be in winter - but avoiding the key times of Christmas and New Years Eve. Use Webjet’s Deal Finder to search for BNE to NYC flights to experience the beauty of NYC in winter. Don’t forget to pack your woolly socks and heavy coat. Fashionistas will know Fashion Week comes to town twice a year (February and September), and tennis fans will have their eyes on acing a seat at the US Open in late August. New York summers can be oppressively hot and heavy with humidity, but this is also when the city hosts some of its top outdoor concerts, parties and events.


Departing From Brisbane

Brisbane Airport is a major hub for Virgin Australia, Qantas and Jetstar, with flights departing from Terminal 1 (T1) to numerous international destinations. There are currently no direct flights from Brisbane to New York City and all routes require one or two stopovers. The fastest flight time to John F. Kennedy International Airport from Brisbane is approximately 21 hours 30 minutes. Frequent stopover airports include Sydney, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Look out for cheap airfares from Brisbane to New York on Qantas, Virgin Australia or Delta Airlines.

Getting to Brisbane Airport

Brisbane Airport (BNE) is located approximately 14 kilometres from the CBD and is easily accessible using taxi, train or rideshare. Passengers travelling via taxi should budget between $45 and $55 AUD for a trip from the city. Anticipate the journey to take about 20 minutes but always allow extra time during heavy traffic periods. The Airtrain offers regular services and is handy for travelling to the airport. A one-way fare is about $18 AUD and takes roughly 25 minutes. Remember to book early and make savings. Brisbane is well-serviced by rideshare including Uber, so order your ride using your preferred app and you will be heading to New York without delay.

Parking at Brisbane Airport

Brisbane Airport (BNE) has more than 5000 bays available for long-term, premium and valet parking. Facilities include park-finding technology, safety and security, extra lighting and designated spaces for drivers with disabilities.

Where to Park at [insert departure city and airport name]

If you are driving to the airport to catch your flight from Brisbane to New York, you are spoilt for choice when it comes to parking facilities. Book online to secure your bay and take advantage of savings.

  • ParkLong: Located on varying levels in the areas close to both the airport terminals. Drivers can simply drive in and choose their spot. The weekly parking rate is about $129 AUD.
  • ParkValet: The ultimate in hassle-free parking and available on Level 1 at the International Terminal car park. You can even arrange for your car to be cleaned while you are away. The drive-up rate is $185 AUD for one week.
  • AIRPARK: This is Brisbane Airport’s newest car park, offering budget long-term parking. A week of AIRPARK Everyday parking will cost approximately $99 AUD. AIRPARK Undercover must be booked in advance.

Arriving in New York City

Passengers booking flights from BNE to NYC can find airfares that land at one of three airports: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR).

How to Get from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Your New York City Hotel or Accommodation

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is approximately 26 kilometres from Manhattan and taxis charge a flat fee $52 USD ($72 AUD) for the estimated 45-minute trip, but this excludes any tolls, surcharges or tips. Allow for extra time during peak times. Another option is public transport. Pay $5 USD ($7 AUD) to access the cheaper, faster and eco-friendly airport Airtrain, which connects you to the vast public transport system of subway, buses and the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) . AirTrain JFK runs 24 hours a day, every day. You can travel to Manhattan’s Penn Station on the Long Island Rail Road in approximately 35 minutes for about $15 USD ($21 AUD). Other parts of New York City can be reached on the subway within an hour.

How to Get from LaGuardia International Airport (LGA) to Your New York City Hotel or Accommodation

LaGuardia Airport (LGA) is the smallest of New York’s commercial airports and handles a number of international and domestic flights. LGA is in the borough of Queens, 13 kilometres from downtown New York. Take a metered taxi and be in Manhattan in about 20 to 40 minutes depending on traffic flow. Expect to pay upwards of $40 USD ($55 AUD) based on your final destination. It is customary to tip your driver. Look out for Express Shuttle which runs into the city every 20-30 minutes. A one way ticket will cost $13 USD ($18 AUD)

How to Get from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to Your New York City Hotel or Accommodation

EWR is an important travel hub for visitors heading to New York City. The airport is 26 kilometres from midtown Manhattan in Newark, New Jersey . Save a buck and hop on the Newark Airtrain. A single ticket will cost about $18 USD ($25 AUD) and you will be in midtown Manhattan in close to 30 minutes. Trains run seven days a week and arrive every quarter of an hour. You can get your ticket at the ticket office or from a vending machine. The Newark Liberty Airport Express travels from the airport to midtown Manhattan every 15 to 30 minutes. Allocate $18 USD ($25 AUD) for a one way ticket. The journey will be upwards of one hour depending on your final destination. A taxi is a convenient way to get to the city from New Jersey, but be prepared to drop a hefty $50 to $75 USD ($70 AUD to $104 AUD). It will take in the region of one hour, depending on time of day and traffic congestion.

Things to do

Things to do in New York City

New York City has a laundry list of famous attractions to occupy you once you land on the island thanks to a cheap airfare from Brisbane. These sights are spread across a huge area so begin your New York City holiday by getting your bearings and heading to the 86th floor of the Empire State Building to take in the 360-degree view of the city’s famous skyline. From the open-air observatory, you can spot landmarks such as the Rockefeller Center, the 9/11 Memorial, Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge and Central Park. Pack a picnic and make for the park when you’re in need of a green-space fix, or discover the attractions lining the outskirts of the park including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the American Museum of Natural History. Walk around the corner and you hit the world-renowned Fifth Avenue - the best place for window shopping or high-end retail therapy.