Getting to New York
The most popular airports serving New York City are John F Kennedy (JFK), LaGuardia (LGA) and Newark Liberty International (EWR)
John F Kennedy is the largest of the three airports and is well connected to Manhattan. The quickest way of reaching NYC is via the Long Island Railroad commuter train which takes around 35 minutes and costs $15.50.
The most convenient option is to book a transfer which will take you directly to your hotel in around 45 minutes.
LaGuardia is the closest airport to Manhattan and is again well connected to Manhattan. The cheapest option is by bus with a transfer for the subway on either the LaGuardia Link Q70 SBS (Select Bus Service) or M60 SBS.
The most convenient option is to book a transfer which will take you directly to your hotel in around 30 minutes.
Newark Liberty International is situated in the state of New Jersey and offers travellers cheaper flights for a trip to New York.
EWR is not connected to the New York subway system but you can get a train and connect to the airports AirTrain with tickets costing as little as $5.50.
The most convenient option is to book a transfer which will take you directly to your hotel in around 40 minutes.
To find out how to get to and from Manhattan from all three airports, check out our Getting Around New York Guide.
Visitors arriving via train can arrive at either Grand Central Station on the East Side or Penn Station on the West side. You can connect to New York’s vast subway and bus network from both stations.
Subway lines 4, 5, 6, and 7 are connected by Grand Central Station as to is the Times Square Shuttle service. Grand Central is also the main terminal for train services provided by Metro-North Railroad.
Penn Station is connected with the A, C, E, 1, 2 and 3 subway stations as well as well being the central station for train service provided by Amtrak, Long Island Railroad and the New Jersey Transit.
You can connect to almost all major cities throughout the United States via New York.
There are multiple cruises that disembark in New York, however these are private cruise holidays and some consist of crossing the Atlantic Ocean. To do this you will have to book directly onto a cruise with operators such as XXXXXXXX.
You can arrive in New York via five routes which connect Manhattan to New Jersey.
Get all the information you need for your trip to New York by checking out our Planning a Trip to New York guide. Here you will find useful information to help you plan ahead, book transfers & tours, save money and get the most out of your trip.
Top Attractions in New York
For a full list of things to do in New York and how to book tickets and tours, check out our TotalGuide to Things to do in New York
Places to Stay in New York
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Getting Around New York
For more information about all the ways to get around New York and which Metro stations will leave your jaw on the floor then head over to our Getting Around New York section.
Best Time to Visit New York
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What’s on in New York
Planning a trip to New York is exciting and so when you do, you may want to find out what is happening in New York during your break or even plan your trip around a key event.
Our What’s On New York section which is updated daily. Here you will find information on events and how to book.
Nightlife in New York
For a comprehensive list of New York’s best night spots and to get the lowdown on prices, times and dress code, head over to our New York Nightlife Section
Food in New York
Quick food, good food or food with a view? Check out New York’s best eateries and book ahead in our New York Food Guide 2021
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