Parking at any big airport can be a problem. But if you know about your options in advance, you don’t have anything to worry about!
Public Parking at JFK Airport
Short Term Parking / Daily Parking at JFK
Short term parking at JFK airport is available adjacent to terminals 1 to 8. The rates start at $3 for the first half hour, and $3 for each half hour or part thereafter. The maximum rate is $33 for a 24 hour period. You have the option of paying by EZPass.
Long Term Parking at JFK
The long term parking lots at JFK Airport are located at Lefferts Blvd. (approximately four miles the terminals). You can park the car here and reach your terminal using the AirTrain.
The rates start at $18 for up to 24 hours, the the charge is $6 for each 8 hour period or part thereafter after the first 24 hours. You have the option of paying by EZPass.
Passenger Drop-Off and Pickup at JFK
There is absolutely no parking available in front of any of the terminals. Vehicles can be parked in the terminals only for active loading and unloading.
For a pickup or drop off, the best option is the Cell Phone parking lot. Another option is the “Kiss and Fly” located at the Lefferts Boulevard AirTrain Station.
JFK Cell Phone Lot
The free Cell Phone Lot (waiting area) is ideal if you are at JFK for picking someone up. This waiting area is situated near the airport’s entranceand is a five minute drive away from JFK terminals.
The passenger can give you a call once she has collected the baggage, and you could be there in less than 5 minutes!
Please remember that you need to stay with your car at all times while in the JFK cell phone parking lot.
Kiss and Fly
The Kiss & Fly is a good option if you are dropping someone off at JFK Airport. It is located at the AirTrain station at Lefferts Boulevard. when you drop someone off here, they can reach their terminal using the AirTrain in just 10 minutes – for free.
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Other Parking Options at JFK
JFK Airport also has many private parking lots. These do offer many benefits, including the option to book a parking spot in advance, which means you don’t waste crucial time just before your flight.
Here are some good options.
With AviStar, you are guaranteed a parking space close to JFK. It offers a valet service, free luggage assistance and free shuttle service to and from JFK terminals on clean and comfortable shuttle buses. The arrival and return zones are covered, so you don’t have to worry about the weather!
The parking lot is safe, secure, well-lit, and open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year.
Air Park JFK
Air Park JFK provides secure parking and 24 hour free shuttle service which operates on demand to all JFK terminals and gates. The travel time from the parking to the terminals is 5 minutes.
SmartPark JFK provides a complimentary shuttle service to all JFK terminals with luggage assistance available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
USave Parking JFK
USave Parking JFK provides a safe and secure service at a low cost. Transportation is provided to and from JFK terminals.
JFK Long Term Parking
JFK Long Term Parking offer inexpensive and secure parking at a location that is just 5 minutes from JFK Airport. The parking lot is fenced, gated and manned 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.