Turkish Airlines offers three direct flights in average every day from Istanbul to New York. All flights in this route take off from Istanbul Airport (IST) and land at New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The number of flights remains quite the same throughout the year however; there may be differences on the hours of departure. Flights with Turkish Airlines from Istanbul to New York take nearly eleven hours.
As the most populous city in Turkey, Istanbul is situated in the Marmara region in the northwestern part of the country. Shining out by its legendary beauty, historical artifacts and its splendid Bosporus beyond comparison, the city is regarded as a hub for business, education, industry, culture and art countrywide. This magnificent metropolis offers so much to do; you may witness the history of thousands of years in the remarkable Historical Peninsula, walk by the charming Bosporus, get lost in the colorful streets of Beyoğlu and Kadıköy districts and try the palatable street tastes.
Bringing in the tourists from all over the world, Istanbul hosts two international airports where a large number of flights take off and land every day: Istanbul Airport (IST) and Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW). Istanbul Airport serves as a point of departure for the passengers holding a flight ticket to New York with Turkish Airlines.
You can reach Istanbul Airport by private vehicle (IST) via D20, TEM or E5 roads. The city center is 35 km away from Istanbul Airport. You can reach the airport by IETT, taxi or Havaist. It takes around 30 minutes to reach the airport by taxi and costs around 100-110 TL. For more information on how to reach Istanbul Airport check the transport information page. There are plenty of transport options available for you to choose from.
The most popular city in the United States, New York ranks among the top vivacious metropolitans worldwide, famous for its Statue of Liberty. The city is flooded by millions of visitors by a wide range of attractions it offers. As an extremely popular destination by its utterly colorful neighborhoods like Harlem and Soho, together with its notable museums hosting significant collections and its inspiring art galleries, New York is in high demand all the time also for business and educational purposes, together with the touristic visits.
The city of freedom, New York is home to three airports to manage its highly busy air traffic: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and LaGuardia Airport (LGA). Flights between Istanbul and New York with Turkish Airlines land at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).
As one of the busiest airports worldwide, John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) has eight terminals serving for its air traffic. JFK AirTrain line operating 7/24 not only serves between these terminals, but also is the starting point for your journeys to the city center. You may get to Howard Beach station with AirTrain services and transfer here to the train line A to reach Brooklyn and Downtown Manhattan. Moreover, you may get off AirTrain at Jamaica station and transfer here to train E to reach Queens and Midtown Manhattan, or to trains J and Z to reach Brooklyn and Downtown Manhattan. Apart from these, it is possible to use the buses departing from the terminal 5 to reach the center as well.
If you are looking for a different option, note that there are various private airport shuttles serving to the city center, as well as cabs operating all day long.