Fly to New York City on one of our many daily flights. Save both money and time when flying with SAS and get unique offers and discounts the more you fly with us. You can relax before your flight in one of our special lounges.
MANY DAILY FLIGHTS TO NEW ARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN NEW YORK
SAS has several flights from the UK to New York every day. With a small stop in either Copenhagen, Stockholm or Oslo, you can get to New York in a convenient way to meet your business or leisure needs.
Our New York flights arrive and depart from Newark Liberty International Airport. It is situated just 15 miles south west of midtown Manhattan – easy access to and from the airport.
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CHEAP FLIGHT TICKETS TO NEW YORK
We have made it easy for you to find the cheapest flight tickets to New York. Our low fare calendar helps you find the cheapest flight tickets from London (as well as other cities in the UK).
The price and availability are updated every time you perform a new search. Be aware that price variations may occur when you proceed to booking. It also shows you which days you can save the most money, when buying a flight ticket.
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UP TO 5 DAILY FLIGHTS BETWEEN LONDON-NEW YORK
It is easy to travel from London to New York, when you book your flight with SAS. Choose between 5 daily flights from London to New York and find the perfect departure for your needs and schedule. There are a number of unique benefits when flying from London.
We always strive to make it as convenient as possible when choosing your next flight to New York – and all of our other destinations.
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FLY TO NEW YORK FROM ALL OVER THE UK
If you want to visit New York on either business or leisure, you can travel from all over the United Kingdom. London is the main flight hub for our international flights. However, you can fly directly to e.g. Copenhagen from other airports in the UK and transfer to the international flight there.
Travel to New York from Aberdeen, Birmingham, Edinburgh, London - Heathrow and Manchester.
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ALWAYS WITH SAS
When you travel with SAS, you get a number of things included in your flight ticket. This is always included in your flight ticket:
• 23 kg of baggage in SAS Go
• 24-hour return policy
• Online check-in
• Seat selection 22 hours prior departure
• Tea and coffee
• Newspapers in our App
• Child discount up to 90 %
• Food and drink on the intercontinental flight
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CHILD DiSCOUNT UP to 90 %
Why not take advantage of our generous child discounts, when booking your flight tickets to New York? Children under the age of 2 (0–23 months) get up to 90 % discount on the price of their flight ticket.
Children that have not yet turned 12 (2–11 years) can enjoy a discount of up to 25 %.
Be aware that some discounts may not be available on all fares from the US.
GET SPECIAL OFFERS AND DISCOUNTS WITH EUROBONUS
When you fly with SAS you accumulate points, you can redeem at either SAS or our many partners. In fact, you also accumulate points on your hotel stays, car rentals and even everyday purchases.
You get many benefits when flying with SAS – as a EuroBonus member, you get even more benefits the more you fly.
EuroBonus is our free loyalty and frequent flyer program, that makes your travelling experience even more comfortable and smoother than today. Children can also accumulate bonus points.
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SAS LOUNGE OFFER – RELAX BEFORE YOUR FLIGHT
Relax in our lounges before your flight – both in London and Copenhagen. A SAS Plus ticket automatically allows you access to our lounge area without any extra charge. You can also upgrade your ticket and get access to our lounges.
In the lounge area you can enjoy a tasty buffet, wine, beer or water and of course, free tea and coffee. You will also be able to work in peace and have a solid nap before your flight.
NEWARK LIBERTY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Our New York flights arrive and depart from Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey. The airport itself is situated just 15 miles from midtown Manhattan.
When you land at the airport, you have numerous ways of getting to Manhattan and the other boroughs of New York.
You can grab a bite to eat or get something to drink at the airport. You can also do some tax-free shopping and use the many modern facilities.
TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM NEWARK LIBERTY INTERNATION AIRPORT
You can get to and from the airport in many ways. Most people use public transport, when they are going to and from the airport.
The AirTrain is a low-cost, low-stress, low-impact way to get to e.g. Manhattan. You can board directly at the airport and connect with the metro in New York. It is open 24/7 all year, so you can always use it no matter what.
Other forms of transport are trains, taxis and car rentals.
CAR RENTAL AT NEWARK LIBERTY INTERNATION AIRPORT
A car is a great way to get to and from the airport as well as getting around New York. The city has an excellent subway but sometimes it is nice to have a car, when you are exploring the different boroughs and the more remote parts of the city.
You can both pick up and drop of your rental car at the airport for maximum service. - do a car rental search.
Newark Liberty International Airport
3 Brewster Rd, Newark
NJ 07114, USA
Telephone number: +1 973-961-6000
TRANSPORTATION IN NEW YORK CITY
New York is actually a perfect city for walking. There are not that many big hills and the city layout makes it easy to navigate on foot.
When speed is of the essence there are different ways of getting round in New York City. The subway, taxis and ferries are the most popular means of transportation in the Big Apple.
NEW YORK CITY SUBWAY – BUY A METROCARD
The New York City Subway is one of the largest subway systems in the world. It has more than 450 stations in operation. It connects Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx.
Staten Island is not connected to the rest of the subway system. To get here you need to take a bus or ferry.
The MetroCard is a must have when using public transportation in NYC – saves you both time and money. It is similar to London’s Oyster Card.
THE FAMOUS YELLOW CABS OF NEW YORK
The yellow cabs of New York City are iconic. They are great for short trips around the city. If you want to travel by taxi to e.g. the airport there are usually a fixed price. Ask your hotel, the cab driver or call the taxi company.
It is easy to get a taxi in New York. You get a taxi by hailing it – stick out your arm above your head. A taxi is available if the sign on the roof is lit.
THE STATEN ISLAND FERRY - TRAVEL BY BOAT IN NEW YORK
The Staten Island Ferry is a passenger ferry. The yellow ferry sails between the Whitehall Ferry Terminal (South Ferry) in Manhattan and St. George Ferry Terminal in Staten Island.
The ferry is free of charge and it is an ideal way of seeing the Manhattan skyline. It is part of New York City’s public transportation system.
You can use the ferry 24 hours per day 7 days a week. A ferry ride to Staten Island takes approximately 23 minutes.
NEW YORK CITY – THE BIG APPLE
New York City is comprised of five boroughs – Manhattan is the most known one. The other four are Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx and Staten Island. The city is situated at the mouth of the Hudson River.
The city has a population of approximately 8.5 million people. Manhattan is one of the most densely populated places in the world.
The Big Apple is a nickname for New York City and it was first popularized in 1920 by John J. Fitz Gerald. The nickname was later used in a promotional campaign in the 1970s.
Manhattans skyline is world famous with many iconic buildings. The tallest building in New York City is One World Trade Center which rises 1.776 feet (541 m.). Other iconic sites include the Empire State Building, Central Park, Broadway and Times Square.
New York City is one of the major commercial, financial and cultural centres of the world.
THE HISTORY OF NEW YORK
New York City is not one of the oldest cities in the world. However, it has an impressive history both historical and cultural. It was founded in 1609 by the Dutch.
During the revolution New York City became an important city. The history of the iconic city is complex and filled with interesting stories and buildings scattered throughout the city.
THE FOUNDING OF NEW YORK CITY
The Lenape, an Algonquin people, were the first native people in the area around New York. It is also from the native people that Manhattan got its name. The meaning of the word is “Island of many hills”.
The area now known as New York City was discovered by Europeans in 1524 by Giovanni da Vernazano. But it was not until 1609 Henry Hudson settled in the area and started exploring. The settlement later became New Amsterdam.
New York got its name in 1664, when the British took control.
NEW YORK CITY DURING THE REVOLUTION
It was in New York that the Americans got their first victory in the Revolutionary War. On May 10, 1775, the Americans caught the British by surprise and took Fort Ticonderoga without firing a single shot.
New York declared its independence on July, 1776 and became one of the original 13 states of the Federal Union.
THE FIRST CAPITAL OF THE UNITED STATES
The first capital in the United States was not Washington D.C. New York City became the first capital in the country’s history and remained so until 1790.
New York was also where the first President of the United States was inaugurated. George Washington had his inauguration in the city in 1789.
THE FIRST SKYSCRAPER – THE BEGINNING OF AN ERA
New York City got its first skyscraper in 1902. The skyscraper is still one of the iconic buildings in the city.
The first skyscraper was called Flatiron building and it is located at 23rd Street and Fifth Avenue. The iconic shape of the building like an old flatiron is where the building got its name from. More skyscrapers soon followed and the Manhattan skyline slowly grew into what it is today.
SIGHTS AND ATTRACTIONS IN NEW YORK
When trying to make a list of sights and attractions in New York City it is almost an impossible project. There is something interesting on literally every corner.
New York City is one big attraction with new and interesting things happening all over. There are a lot of big sights but some have been synonymous with the city throughout the years.
RELAX IN CENTRAL PARK
You can relax for a couple of hours in New York City’s urban park. The park located in middle-upper Manhattan are one of the most visited parks in the United States. It has also been the setting of numerous films.
It was established in 1875 and is today 843 acres. Central Park has been a designated Natural Historic Landmark since 1962.
There are a number of interesting sights in the park, so it is definitely a place worth visiting. Central Park has seven bodies of water and one of these is called Turtle Pond, where a large number of turtles live alongside other wildlife.
GET A VIEW FROM THE SKY
One of the characteristics of New York City are the skyscrapers. From the top of the tallest ones, you can get an amazing view of the city and all of its boroughs.
The most famous observation decks open for the public are the ones at the Top of the Rock and the Empire State Building. You can also get up the very top of One World Trade Center.
THE STATUE OF LIBERTY AND ELLIS ISLAND
The Statue of Liberty resides in the harbour of New York City on Liberty Island. It is a big neoclassical sculpture that was donated from France in 1886. The sculpture was built by Gustave Eiffel, who also built the Eiffel Tower.
If you want to see the Statue of Liberty, one of the best ways are on one of the different cruises and boat trips. A roundtrip typically includes both Liberty and Ellis Island.
Ellis Island is where all immigrants were registered, when they arrived at New York City. You can visit the Ellis Island National Immigration Museum and Wall of Honor at the island.
SAVE MONEY AND TIME WITH THE NEW YORK PASS
If you are staying in New York for a couple of days – even for one day – the New Yorker Pass is a great investment. With the pass in hand you can see +80 attractions in New York.
There is also a Big Bus tour included. This tour takes you through most of Manhattan and you can jump on and off as you please. The pass saves you time and money. You can skip through ticket lines at many sights and it saves you a bundle on admission fees.
SHOPPING IN NEW YORK
You can find almost everything in New York. It is the perfect place to go shopping. You can find anything from the finest luxury apparel to books and tech.
There is reason for New York City being called the global capital of shopping. You can shop at the big department stores like Macy’s, Bloomindale’s and Barneys or visit Times Square and Fifth Avenue where you will find the flagship stores from all the top brands.
ART AND CULTURE IN NEW YORK CITY
New York has a wide variety, when it comes to art and culture. It is filled with museums and galleries.
It also here you can visit the world famous Broadway where more than 41 professional theatres are located. You can see some of the biggest shows in the world as well as many new shows. Book in good time if you want a one-of-a-kind theatre experience.
MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES IN NEW YORK
You will find many prestigious and inspiring museums and galleries in New York City. Some of the more famous are Metropolitan Museum of Art, the American Museum of Natural History and the Whitney Museum of American Art.
One of New York’s hidden gems are the High Line. It is a park built on the New York Railroad tracks in Lower West Side of Manhattan. It is a beautiful park and a piece of green art in the middle of New York – it ends at the Whitney Museum.
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space museum is a military and maritime history museum. It consists of a collection of museum ships. The Intrepid itself is an old aircraft carrier that participated in WW2, the Cold War and the Vietnam War before being retired.
DINING AND NIGHTLIFE IN NEW YORK CITY
There is a place to eat and drink for literally everyone in New York. You can get a 1$ pizza slice or visit a gourmet restaurant. There are also many different types of bars in the city, so it depends on what you are in to.
A good way to find the good local restaurants is to ask people on the streets. They are more than happy to give you advice on where to eat and drink.
RESTAURANTS AND BARS IN NEW YORK CITY
Chelsea Market is located at the beginning of the High Line at 75 Street and 9 Avenue - the meatpacking district. It is a food hall and shopping mall where you can find some delicious food and drinks.
Recommendable Manhattan restaurants:
• Daniel – Upper East Side
• Per Se – Midtown
• Two Little Red Hens – Upper East Side
Recommendable Manhattan bars:
• The Dead Rabbit – Financial District
• Attaboy – Lower East Side
• Pegua Club - SoHo
If you want a truly amazing experience, you should try one of the many roof top bars in New York City. Pod 39 Rooftop offers a scenic view of the East River as has an amazing décor. It is located at Murray Hill.
NIGHTLIFE IN NEW YORK
There is a vivid nightlife in New York City. Visit one of the many bars, grab a snack or go to the biggest clubs.
You can find a pub on almost every street in New York but one of the best is Foley’s NY Pub and Restaurant. You can also enjoy world-class jazz at Village Vanguard or dance the night away at Bossa Nova Civic Club.
If you are looking for a great place to enjoy some stand-up, then you must visit Gotham Comedy Club with its stylish red interior.
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