NYC Transportation: Getting Here and Getting Around

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Getting to NYC Getting to NYC
Whether you live across the Hudson or across the Atlantic, getting to NYC is easy. If you're coming from outside the United States, check this page for visa information. See below for the best ways to reach the five boroughs from anywhere in the world.

By plane If you're coming from far away, you'll probably want to fly into one of the New York City area's major airports. There are a number of hotels conveniently located near the City's airports.

By train Those starting from a nearby suburb can reach NYC by NJ Transit, Long Island Rail Road or Metro-North Railroad. Amtrak also offers comfortable, convenient service to NYC from cities near and far.

By bus For some travelers, especially those coming from other East Coast cities, buses are an affordable and convenient travel option. New York City enjoys service from such companies as Megabus, BoltBus and Greyhound, as well as other local carriers.

By car Driving to NYC? Use Google Maps to get directions, or check here for more information.

Getting to NYC Getting Around NYC
MTA Subways and Buses A MetroCard gives you access to trains and buses that travel to every corner of the City. The system is accessible to people with disabilities.

Taxi Cabs are a quick, convenient way to get around the five boroughs.

Car Driving within the City? Google Maps can help you navigate all five boroughs.

Other Ferries, pedicabs, cruise ships, bicycles and even helicopters are all great ways to get around New York City.



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    Penn Station
    Seventh Ave and 32nd St
    Manhattan – Midtown West
    NY 10001
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    John F. Kennedy International Airport
    JFK Expwy and Van Wyck Expwy
    NY 11422
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    LaGuardia Airport
    Grand Central Pkwy and 94th St
    NY 11369
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    Grand Central Terminal
    15 Vanderbilt Ave., Hall 2A
    Manhattan – Midtown East
    NY 10017

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