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How to get to the TWA Hotel

If you're driving: The TWA Hotel at JFK Airport is located at One Idlewild Drive, New York, New York 11430-1962. Upon entering the airport, proceed toward Terminal 5 and follow the traffic signs to our main entrance. If you’re taking a ride-sharing service, type TWA Hotel into the app. Onsite parking is available in the front of our building for $10 (up to one hour), $20 (up to four hours), $35 (daily maximum charge) or $40 (overnight stays when you collect your car by 11 AM). We also offer Park and Fly for $40 per night for the first two nights, then $20 per night.

TWA Hotel Map

If you're taking the AirTrain: Available 24/7, the AirTrain provides the fastest and best route to and from the TWA Hotel. Carrying a ton of luggage? Smarte Cartes and luggage carts (as well as small pets in a secured carriers) are permitted on the AirTrain. Exit at the Terminal 5 (JetBlue) stop and follow the signs to the elevator on the same level as the train platform. Take the elevator down to Level 1. Walk left off the elevator, go through the doors, turn left and cross the street toward the Yellow Parking Garage. Turn left on the sidewalk and follow the walkway to the TWA Hotel front door.

AirTrain Map to TWA Hotel

A note about the AirTrain: The AirTrain connects all terminals to airport parking lots, the rental car center and NYC’s public transportation at the Jamaica and Howard Beach Stations, where you can find the subway, the Long Island Rail Road and public buses. The AirTrain is free within JFK and between the TWA Hotel and all terminals. If you end or start your trip at the Jamaica or Howard Beach Stations, a $7.75 fee is payable by a MetroCard available at those stations. The AirTrain runs as often as every 7 minutes during peak times. Find more information on the AirTrain and public transportation at or

 TWA Hotel
The terminal's iconic flight tube leads to the TWA Hotel's lobby.

If you’re walking over from JetBlue Terminal 5

In Terminal 5, take the escalator down to JetBlue’s baggage claim area. On the far right, you'll see an elevator for the TWA Hotel. Take the elevator up to the hotel. Once out of the elevator, follow the red carpeted flight tube to the hotel lobby. Turn right immediately after exiting the flight tube and follow the ramp down and to the left to reach the check-in area.

If you’re flying by helicopter: Avoid traffic and fly in style with BLADE, which offers continuous flights from Manhattan to JFK Airport (and back!) all day on weekdays and on Sunday afternoons starting at $195 per leg. To book your seat, visit the BLADE site.



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