Cheap Flights from Salt Lake City to New York
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The 1983-mile flight route between Salt Lake City International Airport and New York City extends from the wilds of the Rocky Mountains and vast expanses of the Midwestern Corn Belt to the densely populated and urbanized Eastern seaboard, and does it all in an average time of 4 hours and 51 minutes.
When you’re ready to make the trip, Skyscanner’s search engine will sort through your options with the speed of a New York minute.
Salt Lake Airlines and Flight Options
Salt Lake City International’s two terminals and five concourses handle hundreds of departures and arrivals every day, with Delta Airlines alone accounting for more than 300 of them.
Delta and 2 other airlines fly daily direct routes to New York, where they land either at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in southern Queens or at Newark Liberty Airport (EWR) in New Jersey.
- Delta has multiple daily flights to JFK and Newark. The depart from Salt Lake City’s Terminals 1 or 2, and arrive at JFK’s Terminal 4 or Newark’s Terminal B, Level 1.
- JetBlue’s direct flights from Salt Lake City leave from Terminal 1 and fly into JFK’s Terminal s 4 or 5.
- United’s direct flights depart from Salt Lake City’s Terminal 1 and arrive at Newark’ Terminal B, Level 1
SLC’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recommends arriving at the airport at least 2 hours before your schedule departure to New York. This allows plenty of time to check your bags, get your boarding pass and clear the security check.
Any spare time you have before boarding is a great opportunity to check out the airport’s many shops and restaurants. Satisfy your sweet tooth at the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory or Krispy Kreme, chill out over a locally crafted brew at the Vino Volo Ale House or indulge in a healthy, grass=fed grilled steak burger at UFood Grill.
Traveling with an infant? The Infant Care Rooms on Concourses B, C and D offer comfortable private spaces for nursing moms to bond with their little ones. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport, and you’ll find power outlets for charging your devices throughout both terminals as well as the connecting walkway.
Getting Around in Gotham
All of JFK’s six terminals connect via the airport’s AirTrain, which will also take you to the hotel shuttle pickups, parking lots or rental car facilities.
Heading into the city? AirTrain has you covered with connections to New York’s MTA subways and buses, and to the Long Island Railroad if you’re traveling further afield. Even better, the AirTrain operates all day every day.
At Newark Liberty
Newark Liberty’s 3 terminals and rental car lots are connected with AirTrain Newark, which also drops passengers off at the AirTrain Station for connections to Amtrak or New Jersey Transit trains. The trip from the New Jersey Transit Station to NYC’s Penn Station takes about 30 minutes.
If you’re over 18, you’ll need an approved photo ID to board your flight from Salt Lake City to New York. It should be one issued by a state or Federal agency, with your name, date of birth and an expiration date. The TSA website has a list of acceptable IDs.
Dealing with the Differences
New York’s time is 2 hours ahead of Salt Lake City’s, and a simple watch adjustment will get you up to speed. But adjusting to a New York minute – the classic measure of the city’s frantic pace – may take longer for anyone accustomed to a relaxed, mountain-town vibe. The change in weather takes some adjusting as well; while summers temperatures in Salt Lake frequently top 90 F, New York’s heat waves are even worse because of soaring humidity. Both cities see winter temps in the low 30s, with snowfall often topping 5 feet in Salt Lake compared to New York’s 2 to 3 feet.
When it comes to economics, a dollar simply stretches more in Salt Lake, where $12 buys you the same restaurant meal that runs $18 in New York. And an hour spent in a taxi stalled in New York traffic will set you back $40. That’s instead of the $30 you’d pay in Salt Lake, if it ever happened.
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