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Airport Transportation: Cruises from New York City

Published 03/12/2015 01:51 AM   |    Updated 07/23/2019 06:59 PM

Price for Transfers
Transfers can be pre-purchased through Carnival up to 2 days prior to the sail date. Children under two ride for free, as long as they sit on a parents' lap and do not occupy a seat.

Newark International Airport - EWR

  • $31.99 USD One Way / $63.98 USD Roundtrip

LaGuardia International Airport - LGA

  • $32.99 USD One Way / $65.98 USD Roundtrip

John F. Kennedy International Airport - JFK

  •  $33.99 USD One Way / $67.98 USD Roundtrip

Flight Guidelines
This service is available on the day of embarkation and immediately following debarkation only.

For all ship departures, unless noted below:

  • Arrival flight into JFK, LGA and EWR must be no later than 1:00pm
  • Return flight out of JFK, LGA and EWR must be no earlier than 1:00pm

Day of Embarkation: Meet and Greet Service / Motor Coach Service / Purchase of Transfers

  • After collecting luggage, guests should proceed to one of the following Welcome Center locations. Once there, a representative will escort the guests to the pier transportation.
    • La Guardia International
    • Airport (LGA): Terminal B (West Wing) Welcome Center or Terminal C Welcome Center or Terminal D Welcome Center
    • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK): Terminal 5 Welcome Center
    • Newark International Airport (EWR): Terminal C Welcome Center (ground level near door #6)
  • Guests who arrive prior to the sail date must return to one of the above Welcome Center locations to meet a representative no later than 12:00pm on the day of sailing.
  • Guests who purchase their own air and are using Carnival’s Airport Transportation are required to provide flight information via Online Check-In no later than 2 days prior to their cruise date. The airport is staffed based on known flight information. Once all known flights are met, staff is released and service is no longer available. 
    • Transportation service is provided between 11:00am and 1:00pm on the day of embarkation only.
    • Motor coaches depart the airport once an adequate number of guests have arrived, approximately every 20-30 minutes.
  • Transportation Provider: Transportation will be provided by Intercruises Shoreside and Port Services. Should guest have questions regarding transfer service, they can be reached at the following contact number on the day of sailing only: 347-571-3938.  
  • One way transfers can be purchased at the airport while our Meet & Greet staff is onsite. The airport is staffed based on known flights reported on the manifest. Once all known flights are met, staff is released and service is no longer available. Cash payment is not accepted; transfers are charged directly to the guest's Sail & Sign Account.

Day of Debarkation: Purchase of Transfers / Motor Coach Service

  • One way transfers to the airport can be purchased on board at the Guest Services Desk for guests who did not previously purchase the transfers.
  • Guests will be assigned a specific debarkation Zone number and must depart when that number is called on the day of debarkation. Airport transportation departs promptly due to heavy local traffic. If guests debark late and miss the pre-purchased transportation service, staff can assist with making alternate arrangements. Any alternative services will be at the guests’ expense.
  • Transportation service begins at approximately 9:00am; motor coaches will not leave the cruise terminal until an adequate number of guests are on board, approximately every 20-30 minutes.

Airport to Port Distance:  Newark International Airport is 18 miles from the port. LaGuardia International Airport is 10 miles from the port. John F. Kennedy International Airport is 18 miles from the port.   


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