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Travel to New York City

Getting Here

More than 90 airlines travel to New York City’s airports from all over the world. Below is a list of airports and transportation options into Manhattan.

By Plane

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
Jamaica, Queens, NY 11430
Tel: +1 718-244-4444

New York’s largest airport serves more than 80 airlines, most of which are international. It is approximately 15 miles from Midtown Manhattan.

LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
East Elmhurst, Queens, NY 11371
Tel: +1 718-533-3400

This is New York’s second-largest airport, with 13 airlines serving mostly domestic destinations, as well as Canada and Aruba, from three passenger terminals. LaGuardia is on the northern shore of Queens, across the East River (about 8 miles from Midtown Manhattan).

Newark International Airport (EWR)
3 Brewster Road
Newark, NJ 07114
Tel: +1 973-961-6000

Newark Airport, with more than 30 airlines (many of which are international), is across the Hudson River from New York City—about 16 miles from Midtown Manhattan.

Rail Services

Tel: 800-872-7245 (US) , +1 215-856-7924

Amtrak is the national passenger railroad of the United States. New York City’s Penn Station is its busiest station in the nation.

Metro-North Railroad
Tel: +1 212-532-4900, +1 877-690-5114

NJ Transit
Tel: +1 973-275-5555

PATH (Port Authority Trans Hudson)
Tel: 800-234-7284 (US)

Train Stations

Grand Central Terminal
89 E. 42nd St. (between Vanderbilt and Park Aves.)
Tel: +1 212-340-2583

Grand Central is the main terminal for Metro-North Railroad service. In early 2023, the Long Island Rail Road began service to and from Grand Central Madison a new section on the west side of the terminal. Subway lines at the terminal include the 4, 5, 6, 7 and S (shuttle between Grand Central and Times Square).

Penn Station
Seventh to Eighth Avenues (bet. W. 31st and W. 33rd Sts.)

Penn Station is the main terminal for Long Island Rail Road, and a terminal for Amtrak and NJ Transit. Subway lines here include the 1, 2, 3, A, C and E.

By Car

Driving to NYC? Use Google Maps for directions, and plan ahead for where to park by using ParkWhiz

By Bus

There are a number of affordable, convenient bus lines that travel to New York City from around the United States and parts of Canada. These include:

Bus Station

625 8th Ave, New York, NY 10018
8th Avenue, between 40th and 41st Streets
Tel: 212-564-8484