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John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport Parking Guide

The John F. Kennedy Airport services the New York City, NY region. It is located twelve miles southeast of lower Manhattan and is the largest airport in New York.

There is also abundant parking. Drivers can choose from six on-airport parking options, and a few off-site JFK airport parking lots and garages near the airport.

This guide is designed to help you find the best parking option depending on what matters most to you. Read on for parking rates, details on short and long term options, maps, tips, and links to other resources.

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John F. Kennedy Airport Parking Rates & Options

Parking at the JFK airport costs from $4 for 30-minutes of short-term terminal parking to $18 per day in the official long-term lot . See below for a full set of short and long-term parking prices and options at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport. Please note that these parking rates are subject to change by the airport at any time.

Long-Term JFK Parking

There’s one option for long-term parking at JFK Airport: the Long-Term Lot 9/Economy Lot. The Long-Term Parking Lot is situated 4 miles west of the airport on Lefferts Blvd. and Howard Beach. A free shuttle takes parkers to and from the airport. There are also off-site, long term parking options that charge just $9 per day, offer advanced reservation online, and provide shuttle service to the airport.

Off-Site Long Term w/ Shuttle Rate
 Per Day – Book Now!  $9
Daily Parking  Rate
Per Day $18

Short-Term JFK Parking

The John F. Kennedy Airport provides both Hourly and Daily Parking areas near the terminals. The Green, Blue, Yellow, Orange, and Red parking garages are located near Terminals 1 through 8. If you are simply picking someone up or dropping them off here, the Hourly Parking is the perfect option, however if you need overnight parking, you should opt for the long-term parking areas. See below for short-term parking rates.

Hourly Parking – Green, Orange, Red Garages Rate 
First 30 minutes $4
Hour 1 $8
Each additional half hour $4
Daily maximum rate $35
Hourly Parking – Blue and Yellow Garages Rate 
First 30 minutes $5
Hour 1 $10
Each additional half hour $5
Daily maximum rate $39

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JFK Airport Parking Maps

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Cheapest Way to Travel to JFK

A study published by SpotHero found that 52% of the time, it’s cheaper to get a ride to the airport. If you’re taking an XL ride, it flips: 70% of the time you’re better off driving and parking.


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JFK Parking Resources, Discounts and Coupons

SpotHero: SpotHero sells extra inventory from parking operators near JFK, often at a discounted rate. In addition to their website, there’s also an app available for Android and iPhone.

NYC parking or parking near John F. Kennedy Airport can be expensive, especially if you’re parking for several days. Here are some ideas to find the best rates, discounts, and coupons to make it more affordable.

FlySmart: FlySmart is like having your own personal airport concierge. You have access to real-time flight information and parking lot availability. The app also includes other functionalities, such as itinerary management. This app is available for iPhone, Android, and Blackberry.

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John F. Kennedy Airport Parking Companies Near the Airport

JFK Long Term Parking – This lot is located less than four miles from the airport and offers free on demand valet service 24 hours a day.  The lot is secure and provides a complimentary shuttle to and from the airport terminal.

Air Park JFK – When you park at Air Park JFK, they’ll get you to your terminal on the complimentary shuttle in just twenty minutes.  If you park for seven days, they will give you the first day free.  Rates are $14.95, plus tax.

Park Plus Airport Parking – Just over 3 miles from the airport, you can arrive to the airport terminal within minutes using the complimentary on-demand shuttle service. This secure lot is open 24/7 and also offers luggage assistance.

Parking 4 Airport – A recently opened off-airport facility near JFK offering competitively priced rates and 24/7 shuttle service that runs every 20-30 minutes. Be prepared to turn over your keys, as this is a airport valet parking option.

Aardwolf Parking – This airport parking facility has over 600 spaces and offers 24/7 valet parking. The complimentary on-demand shuttle service gets you to the airport in around 10 minutes from door-to-door.

Sunrise Auto Sales JFK – This is an auto dealership that also offers airport parking for JFK Airport travelers. While it is one of the further locations to the airport, customers can expect on-demand shuttle service to and from the airport, 24/7.

SmartPark JFK – Located just 3.5 miles away from the airport, SmartPark JFK is a secured lot, open 24/7 and offers free shuttle service and luggage handling.  The longer you stay, the more discounts they give; if you need two weeks, you get two days free parking, if you stay three weeks, you get three days free parking.

U-Save JFK -This lot is just 4 miles from the airport and offers 24 hour complimentary shuttles to and from the airport. The lot is secure and even offers valet parking services, as well as luggage service.

JFK Discount Parking – The name says it all, as this 24/7 airport parking location offers discount parking rates that are among the lowest at JFK. Amenities include luggage assistance, shuttle service from your vehicle to the airport and complimentary snow removal in inclement weather.

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John F. Kennedy Airport Hotel Parking with Shuttle Service

Many people are discovering the wondrous luxury that is Park, Stay, and Fly packages offered by many hotels. These deals allow you to stay at the hotel the night before your flight and take the complimentary shuttle to the airport, while leaving your car parked at the hotel. The following hotels offer Park, Stay, and Fly packages, along with complimentary shuttle to the airport. Call the hotel ahead of time to ensure availability and rates, as they can change at any time.

Radisson Hotel JFK Airport Address: 135-30 140th St Distance from JFK: 1.5 miles Phone Number: 718.322.2300 Daily Rate: $15.00

Crowne Plaza JFK Address: 138-10 135th Ave Distance from JFK: 2.4 miles Phone Number: 718.530.1160 Daily Rate: $20.00

Courtyard by Marriott JFK Airport Address: 145-11 N Conduit Ave Distance from JFK: 1.5 miles Phone Number: 718.848.2121 Daily Rate: $27.59

Sheraton JFK Address: 132-26 South Conduit Avenue Distance from JFK: 3.2 miles Phone Number: 718.322.7190

Hilton Garden Inn JFK Address: 148-18 134th Street Distance from JFK: 3 miles Phone Number: 718.322.4448

Fairfield Inn JFK Airport Address: 156-08 Rockaway Blvd Distance from JFK: 1.6 miles Phone Number: 718.977.3300

Hampton Inn JFK Airport Address: 144-10 135th Avenue Distance from JFK: 3 miles Phone Number: 718.322.7500

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John F. Kennedy Airport Parking Tips

  • JFK AirTrain: The AirTrain transports passengers from the parking lots to each of the terminals. The AirTrain costs $5 for one way and runs every 4-8 minutes from 6am to 11pm, and every 12 minutes from 11pm to 6am. The AirTrain is free to go between terminals.  Be sure to give yourself plenty of time to reach the terminals from the parking lot, with time left over to get through security checks and such.
  • Electric Vehicle Charging: EV charging is available at the JFK airport on the ground level of the Yellow Lot. Electricity provided is free.