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Flights New York (JFK) - Buenos Aires (EZE) with Aerolíneas Argentinas

About the flight

JFK airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. The airport offers direct and connecting flights with more than 90 airlines, with destinations all over the world. JFK is located in Queens, about 16 miles south-east of midtown Manhattan. It serves as a hub for American Airlines and Delta Air airlines.

Buenos Aires Airport is located 14 miles south-west of the city of Buenos Aires. The airport is the largest international airport in the country, servicing 85% of international traffic. It is a hub for Aerolíneas and LATAM Argentina airlines. The airport is equipped with many modern facilities, ranging from dining options to transport services, and accommodation and lounges for passenger comfort.

Getting from New York to Buenos Aires

With New York in North America and Buenos Aires in South America, the distance is quite far. The two cities are 5,295 miles from each other. Travelers who wish to get from New York to Buenos Aires can only do so by air or water. Most travelers prefer air as it is faster and more convenient. Direct flights New York (JFK) - Buenos Aires (EZE) with Aerolíneas Argentinas take an average of 11 hours and 43 minutes to complete the journey.

Aerolíneas Argentinas offers direct and connecting flights from New York (JFK) to Buenos Aires (EZE). Direct flights are more popular with travelers. There are about 10 Aerolíneas Argentinas flights from New York's JFK to Buenos Aires' EZE every week. This means that every day there is a flight offered on this route.

The New York-Buenos Aires route has flights throughout the year. However, the high season for flights from New York (JFK) to Buenos Aires (EZE) is in November while June is the low season on this route.

About the airline

Aerolíneas Argentinas, being the country's national flag carrier, is Argentina's largest airline. It is a member of Sky Team Alliance, flying to over 60 destinations in South America, North America, and Europe. The airline has focused heavily on improving efficiency and customer service in recent years. The airline promotes great airport staff, comfortable seats, and modern facilities for traveler's comfort during the flight.

The Airbus A330 is the most commonly used aircraft for flights New York (JFK) - Buenos Aires (EZE) with Aerolíneas Argentinas

About the airports

JFK has lounges for First-Class, Business Class and Economy Class passengers at a given fee. The lounges offer services such as food and drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), internet services, charging stands for electronic devices, beauty shops, and spas. Aerolíneas Argentinas only allows access to the lounge for Business Class passengers. Its flagship lounge is located in Terminal C at EZE Airport. Services at EZE Airport include complimentary newspapers and magazines, drinks, showers, printers and copiers, telephone usage, snacks, and free WiFi.

Transportation, transfers & car rentals

JFK airport offers a wide range of transport services ranging from public to private transfers. Public transfers include shuttle buses, coaches, and taxi services. Private transfers include car rentals, personal taxis, and even helicopters. Shuttle buses provide free services between the airport and New York City center. Uber and taxi services are also available to take travelers from New York or other centers to the airport.

Travelers driving private cars can access parking options at the airport. Parking services are available for indoor and outdoor options as well as long-term and short-term options. The parking services are available at JFK at terminals 1, 2, 7 and 8. Travelers can book parking options in advance before traveling.

Car companies that offer car rental services include Avis, Alamo, Hertz, and Europcar. Those wishing to travel on from the airport can also hail or book taxis readily available at the airport. Travelers can also use online apps for transfer services such as Uber which can take them from the airport to any destination at a given fee.

Practical information

As is custom, a passport is necessary for this international flight. International passports allow American travelers to get into Argentina without a visa for almost a month. Mastercards are accepted in many stores and restaurants throughout Argentina.

Top travel tips

Buenos Aires is two hours ahead of New York. Buenos Aires has a humid, subtropical climate which is similar to New York. New York is cooler than Buenos Aires on average throughout the year.

The two places also have different currencies - New York uses the American dollar while Buenos Aires uses the Argentine Peso. Roughly, one dollar translates to 60 Argentine Peso. Travelers from New York can find currency exchange services at the airport, as well as international banking services and ATMs. Visa and Mastercards are widely accepted throughout Argentina and can be used at ATMs to obtain local currency.

The national language of Argentina is Spanish, which is different from the one spoken in Spain. However other languages are also spoken in Buenos Aires, including Italian, German, English, and French.

What to see in Buenos Aires

El Caminito

El Caminito is a colorful street museum at La Boca. The name 'El Caminito' means little street. The brightly colored walkway gives travelers the history of the early immigrant Italian community in Argentina. The place is a major tourist attraction displaying art masterpieces of numerous local artists

Chinatown

This two-block area is located in the Belgrano neighborhood. Although a Chinatown in Argentina might seem odd, the Asian community that lives here provides an authentic experience. The area has many shops that sell a variety of merchandise. For shopping lovers, there are a variety of stores selling products made in China including jewelry, clothes, shoes, eyeglasses, purses, samurai swords, decorative objects, porcelain teapots, and cups. The stores also offer services such as massage and acupuncture salons. Chinatown also features a bunch of restaurants serving Chinese cuisines. Unique spices are sold here such as ginseng, soy sauce, and seaweed.

The Planetarium

The building resembles a UFO in appearance. It hosts space museums with meteorite pieces and projection shows inside its dome. The museum also features science fiction architecture which gives a surreal illusion of aliens visiting travelers in the park. During the night, the museum displays breathtaking colorful lights that can't be seen elsewhere.

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