Cheap Flights to New York (State)

Home to both the largest city and the biggest state park in the U.S., New York is teeming with natural and cultural attractions. Every year, millions of travellers visit the state to tour world-famous landmarks, visit renowned art galleries, sample exquisite cuisine, and hike the tranquil Catskills. To search and compare cheap flights to New York, simply enter your departure date into Skyscanner's flight search. If your travel date is flexible, try comparing airfares on different days using the Whole Month search filter.

Airlines That Fly to New York (State)

Air Canada, American Airlines, and Delta Air Lines are among the major airlines that service direct flights from Canada to New York. Dozens of other major and low-cost carriers offer connecting air service to airports in New York State. More information about airlines flying to New York can be found on this page.

Best Time to Fly to New York (State)

New York's peak tourist season runs from June through August, when the weather is sunny, dry, and hot. Another popular time to visit the state is during the autumn months (September to November), when the region's beautiful fall foliage draws many nature lovers to the region. During these times of year, you can expect to pay higher airfares and hotel rates than you would during the off-peak season.

The best deals on flights and accommodations are usually available during the winter months (November to January), but chilly temperatures can make enjoying outdoor activities difficult. A good time to visit the state is during the spring months (March to May). At this time of year, there are fewer tourists, flights are cheap, and hotels in New York offer competitive rates. If you've already decided on a travel date, Skyscanner's Price Alert tool can be set up to notify you of any fluctuations in air ticket prices so you can book the cheapest possible flight to New York.

Airports in New York (State)

There are 15 airports in New York that receive regular scheduled passenger flights. The busiest airports, in terms of passenger numbers, are John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, and Buffalo Niagara International Airport.

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is the state's busiest commercial air facility. Located approximately 20 kilometres to the southeast of downtown Manhattan, it is the primary airport serving New York City. JFK Airport is well-connected by several public bus lines, an AirTrain service, shuttles, limousines, and local taxi services. Car rentals are provided by several major agencies, including Budget, Hertz, and National.

Laguardia Airport (LGA) is situated in the New York City borough of Queens. The airport is served by several Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) buses that run to the New York City subway and Long Island Rail Road. Other ground transportation options at Laguardia Airport are taxis, ride-shares, shuttles, and car rentals.

Buffalo International Airport (BUF) is located approximately 18 kilometres to the east of downtown Buffalo. The airport serves Buffalo as well as the Golden Horseshoe region of southern Ontario. Buffalo International Airport connects to central Buffalo by several public bus routes operated by the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (Routes 24B/Genesee, 47/Youngs Road, 68/George Urban Express, and 204/Airport-Downtown Express). Other transportation options at this airport are limos, shuttles, taxis, and car hire services.

What to See and Do in New York

Many visitors to the state head to New York City, where iconic landmarks like the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, and the Empire State building are located. Other popular tourist stops are the state's capital, Albany, which is home to historic sites like the Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza, and the city of Buffalo, which serves as a gateway to the magnificent Niagara Falls. For outdoor and leisure enthusiasts, the remote Adirondacks and Catskills Mountains provide plenty of opportunities to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

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