New York City Transportation

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Most Viewed Transportation in New York City

  • 1. Subway

    The New York subway is a wonder of engineering. Not only is it the largest network of its kind in the world, it links together the two islands of Manhattan and Long Island with the mainland state of...

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  • 2. John F. Kennedy

    It still bemuses me that there is no direct mass transit service from New York City's major international airport - JFK - and the cultural, social, economic, commercial, and psycholgical hub that is...

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  • 3. Taxis

    This was a great way to get to New York. We drove to a secure park and ride and had to be there 6:00 am sharp. We just sat back, relaxed and let them worry about the traffic, toll bridges, and...

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  • 4. LaGuardia

    New York's Fiorello La Guardia International Airport (Airport Code: LGA), despite its name, is actually the domestic airport for New York City. While the airport hosts 15 airlines, the only...

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  • 5. Newark Liberty International

    Newark Liberty International Airport (IATA Code: EWR), is located approximately 15 miles from Midtown Manhattan, just south of the city of Newark, New Jersey. A hub for United Airlines (since the...

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  • 6. Grand Central Terminal

    WELL, IF YOUR IN A RUSH TO GET TO MIDTOWN - MANHATTAN, YES, YOU CAN TAKE THE BUS WHICH DROPS YOU RIGHT ON 42ND STREET WHICH IS CALLED GRAND CENTRAL STATION. THE COST OF ONE WAY FROM JFK TO GRAND...

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  • 7. Amtrak

    Penn Station is the centre of Amtrak's operations in New York, handling trains north through Boston and to Montreal, and south through Philadelphia, Washington D.C and beyond. It's an extremely busy...

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  • 8. MetroCard

    Es muy recomendable utilizar el metro para moverse por la ciudad, es muy barato y muy facil de hacer. Le dan a uno una tarjeta donde "carga" dinero para realizar los viajes necesarios, en todos lados...

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  • 9. Walking

    Coming from Chicago where 8 blocks=mile, I initially misjudged the distance between my destinations. Approximately 20 north-south blocks=mile (eg 20th to 40th Street) and 10 east-west...

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  • 10. MTA Buses

    In an effort to improve public transit, MTA has introduced a "select bus service," or Bus Rapid Transit (BRT). This system is envisioned to use a dedicated bus lane to speed travel, and to use limited...

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  • 11. Car & Limo Service

    The use of limousine is not only for the celebrities and the rich, I am none of those, but at the right time at the right place with the right people a limousine can be a good option for local...

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  • 12. Chinatown Bus

    Yobus is a cheap bus to travel to Boston or Philadelphia for just USD 12. It's a Chinese business so the boarding is at the median near 2 Pike Street, located between E. Broadway and Division Street...

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  • 13. Staten Island Ferry

    We took the Staten Island Ferry to get to Manhatten. We parked on Staten Island, much easier than trying to park in Manhatten, and less expensive. Plus, you have a great view of Ellis Island and the...

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  • 14. Gray Line - Greyhound

    We used the Grayline Sightseeing Tour services on both of our trips to New York City. It is a really great way to see the city especially if you are travelling on a budget. The All Loops Tour which...

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  • 15. Double Decker Bus Tours

    I have a bad leg and thought a hop-on, hop-off tour would be the way to see Manhattan. A street vendor convinced us to get a 72-hour pass (even though we would be in the city only 8 hours) because of...

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  • 16. Port Authority Bus Terminal

    Bus travel is the cheapest option available when it comes to price. I have been traveling a lot in and out of New York. Everytime, I look for frequency of departures and the availibility of cheap...

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  • 17. Super Shuttle from Newark Airport

    I am not sure how I feel about the Super Shuttle. We flew into Newark and had bought vouchers for to and from New York through Orbitz so it was already paid for. If that had not been the case, I doubt...

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  • 18. Statue of Liberty Ferry

    It was freezing cold when we were out on the ferry. But it was one of the most visually breathtaking parts of our trip, next to the view from Top of the Rock. Ellis Island was closed down due to the...

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  • 19. Driving

    My third time to NYC I decided to actually drive into the city. It was a lot less intimidating than I had feared! There are two tunnels connecting Manhattan with New Jersey, the Holland Tunnel and...

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  • 20. Parking

    Although this isn't a transportation tip I have posted it here for easy access of information for those seeking to leave NYC for a short time while leaving their car or a rental behind. There are...

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  • 21. www.hopstop.com

    As this is the most comprehensive website for public transportation directions in New York, even New Yorkers use is all the time. It will give you directions, estimated travel time plus walking...

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  • 22. New Jersey Transit

    There are multiple options to get to and from Newark Airport into Manhattan but NJ Transit sounded like the best for us. From the airport you have to take the Air Train which is the interterminal...

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  • 23. Helicopter

    We took one of the last scheduled helicopter flights out of JFK to Lower Manhatten in the mid 80's. It was great stepping off a 747 from London and being ushered directly onto a waiting helicopter for...

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  • 24. Horse drawn carriages

    ride around the central park in a horse drawn carriage! the cost of a 45 minute ride is a mindblowing $ 90 (expensive if you're just alone but very cheap is your're four as you can divide it by $ 25...

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  • 25. Cycling

    After my recent encounter with virtually city-wide bike rentals, I was quite pleased to learn today that the Big Apple is about to follow suit. More than 200 cities around the world have bike-share...

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  • giampiero6's Profile Photo
    Oct 30, 2012 at 10:02 AM

    NYC Subways are closed and it might take up to 4 days just to get the water pumped out....

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