Charleston International Airport (CHS) is located in Charleston, SC. From downtown Charleston, driving takes 20 minutes via I-26 W. John F. Kennedy International (JFK) is located in Queens, New York, NY. Flights from CHS to JFK usually last for an hour and 45 minutes.
Driving from JFK to Manhattan is easiest taking the Grand Central Parkway. From JFK Terminal 4, you can also take the AirTrain to Jamaica Station, which can get you to Penn Station and other useful stops.
Attractions and Tips
New York draws visitors from all around the world. Have a picnic in Central Park or take a free ferry ride from Manhattan to Staten Island for the perfect photo-op of the State of Liberty.
Live entertainment is a must in the Big Apple: Broadway and Off-Broadway shows range from long-running musicals to dramatic plays.
Art lovers will savor the renowned collections in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum and the Museum of Modern Art.
Weather in New York can be snowy in winter, and hot (mid-80s) in summer. Take precautions when traveling in winter and check weather forecasts. Acquaint yourself with routes of trains and buses before hopping on board, since most of the city’s residents travel by public transit.