NYC Airport Travel
NYC Airport Transportation is easy to use.
Whether you are flying into the John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, or the Newark Liberty International Airport, there are plenty of ways to get you to and from without breaking the bank. AirTrain JFK operates 24 hours a day and links to NYC subways. A one-way fare is $5, kids under five ride for free and you may use your pay-per-ride MetroCard or JFK AirTrain 10-trip MetroCard for your fare. AirTrain Newark is free within the Newark Airport when connecting to airport terminals, parking lots, hotel shuttles and rental car facilities. Otherwise, AirTrain Newark is $5.50 per one-way of travel. Another way of travel to the airport you may want to consider is by helicopter. The Downtown Manhattan Heliport is located near the East River, North of Staten Island at Pier 6, New York, NY 10004 is just a seven minute ride to the Newark Airport and Teterboro Airport. If you are traveling by private jet, consider landing in Teterboro Airport to avoid commercial air traffic and just 12 minutes from Midtown Manhattan.
New York City Subway
The New York subway system transports 1.5 billion riders every year. Operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the NY subway is not affected by vehicle traffic and serves as a more effective way of getting to and from your destination. The subway NYC offers is categorized numerically and alphabetically and travels between 30 and 40 miles per hour. New York subway stops are typically located on street corners along with New York City subway maps as well as a map of the surrounding neighborhood. The NYC subway travels through Manhattan, The Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens with limited stops throughout Queens and Brooklyn. Handicapped seating is available for riders that need assistance and make sure you hold on tight, New York subway rides are not always smooth excursions. All NYC public transportation fares may vary depending on how far your destination is, what time of day it is, and what time of the week it is. For the New York City subway, you must pay for your ride using a MetroCard, no other forms of payment will be accepted. Click here for a map of the NYC subway system.
NYC Bus Transportation Information
The NY bus system works in all five boroughs of New York and has become one of the main transportation systems commuters use. Seating is on a first come, first serve basis and MetroCards are used for payment. Keep in mind that although NY bus fares are cheaper than taxi rates , they are affected by traffic congestion and are just as likely to be delayed. Express buses are available and cost $5.50 per ride and stop less times than public buses to get you to your destination faster. The following are bus route maps for all of New York:
The NY Bus has become one of the main transportation systems commuters use.
- MTA Bus Schedule
- Manhattan Bus System
- Manhattan Express Bus Service to Lower Manhattan
- Bronx Bus Map
- Brooklyn Bus Map
- Queens Bus Map
- Staten Island Map
- Port Authority Bus Terminal/GWB Bus Station
For more NYC public transportation maps, visit our New York City Maps page.