New York – Brooklyn Cruise Port Transportation

Last updated on November 13th, 2021 at 07:32 pm

What is the closest airport to the New York City/Brooklyn Cruise Port?

There are 3 airports in relatively close proximity to the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), La Guardia Airport (LGA) or Newark International Airport (EWR).
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JFK is the largest of the three airports, operating more than 70 airlines. most of which are international.

Directions from JFK Airport to the Brooklyn NY Cruise Terminal

LaGuardia services mostly Domestic and Canadian flights. If you typically travel on a domestic budget airline, it is important to note that Southwest does not fly into JFK, and Spirit only flies into LGA.

Directions from LaGuardia to the Brooklyn NY Cruise Terminal

Direction from Newark Airport to Brooklyn NY Cruise Terminal

Car Rentals in Brooklyn/New York City

Most major car rental agencies, including Budget, are available at the airports, however the closest companies to the cruise port are:
Enterprise
Avis
National

New York City/Brooklyn Taxis

The approximate costs for taking a Yellow Cab are as follows:

JFK to Brooklyn – $45-60
LaGuardia to Brooklyn – $28-$38
Newark to Brooklyn – $80-100

Click here for up-to-date fare information from the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission.

Here are some helpful tips when dealing with taxis in New York city:

When taking a cab from LGA or JFK:
-a $1.00 surcharge during 4pm to 8pm peak times.
– a $0.50 surcharge from 8pm to 6am
– $0.50 NY State tax is added to trips within NY, but not to New Jersey
– 4 passengers (5 in a minivan) is the limit
– the meter starts at $3.00
When taking a cab from EWR
– a $5 surcharge is added for trips into New York (except Staten Island)
– a $5.50 surcharge is added when a credit card is used for payment
– additional fees for luggage over 24 inches

Brooklyn Airport & Cruiseport Shuttles

Most hotels don’t offer shuttle service. See hotels close to the port.

This private transfer is a hassle-free option and will take you from any of the major local airports to the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal.

The following companies offer shuttle service from the airport:
Super Shuttle – JFK
Super Shuttle – LGA
Go Airport Shuttle – JFK
Go Airport Shuttle – LGA
Winston Transportation – Brooklyn
Arecibo Car Service

Public Transit to Brooklyn Cruise Terminal

Train

There are two train stations that are close to the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal. From there, taxis are readily available to take you the rest of the way.

Pennsylvania Station – 33rd Street, between 7th and 8th Ave, New York (7 miles to the port)

Grand Central Terminal – 87 East 42nd Street, New York (9.3 miles to the port)

Bus

The B-61 Bus has a stop closest to the cruise terminal, with a stop at the corner of Pioneer and Van Brunt streets. Click here for current bus schedules.

Subway

Take the F train to the Smith/9th Street Station and change to the B77 bus. Get off the bus at Conover and Dikeman Street. The walk is then approximately half a mile (10 minutes) from the bus stop to the cruise terminal.

Click here for New York City transit information.

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