New York City Transportation

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Most Viewed Transportation in New York City

  • Subway, New York City

    1. Subway

    I highly recommend downloading the app, Embark NYC. This app has been a huge help over my old method of checking Google Maps (or PRINTING them before smart phones) to determine my best subway...

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  • John F. Kennedy, New York City

    2. John F. Kennedy

    If you are flying into JFK with BA you will probably come into and go out of T7. I've done it twice now. Here are some potentially helpful hints: 1. Expect to queue at border control (called...

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  • MetroCard, New York City

    3. MetroCard

    The amounts shown below are current as of the day this is being posted reflecting the increase put into effect in March 2015. The MetroCard, a gold and blue thin plastic coated card with a magnetic...

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  • LaGuardia, New York City

    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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  • Newark Liberty International, New York City

    5. Newark Liberty International

    Just an update to travelfrosh's 2013 tip. The fare on NJ Transit trains from the Newark Liberty International Airport station (that is a mouthful, isn't it?) has recently increased to $13.00. That is...

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  • Taxis, New York City

    6. Taxis

    Took a cap from JFK to Union City. Was a flat fee, with the price of alreade USD 170,-. When we arrived at the location I had to pay USD 223 instead of USD 170. The toll wasn't included the yellow cab...

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  • Walking, New York City

    7. Walking

    New Yorkers love to walk. My step counter shows over 12000 steps on an average day working in the city, so when you're visiting you definitely do more than I do. New Yorkers make pace when they walk,...

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  • Grand Central Terminal, New York City

    8. Grand Central Terminal

    New York's Grand Central Station (a.k.a. Grand Central Terminal or GCT) is the terminus for the Metro North Railway's Hudson, Harlem, and New Haven commuter rail lines. Used primarily by commuters,...

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  • Amtrak, New York City

    9. 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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  • www.hopstop.com, New York City

    10. 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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  • Chinatown Bus, New York City

    11. 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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  • Car & Limo Service, New York City

    12. Car & Limo Service

    Contacted this company prior to our flight to JFK to arrange transfer to Brooklyn and was told no need to book ahead just call the given number when we landed and they would collect us. This we did...

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  • Super Shuttle from Newark Airport, New York City

    13. 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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  • Driving, New York City

    14. 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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  • MTA Buses, New York City

    15. 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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  • Gray Line - Greyhound, New York City

    16. Gray Line - Greyhound

    Borte booked a ticket for a bus online for a bus from Philadelphia to NYC. The bus, a Peter Pan Lines bus, a subsidiary of Greyhound, departed from the Greyhound Bus Terminal in Philadelphia, and...

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  • Statue of Liberty Ferry, New York City

    17. 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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  • Staten Island Ferry, New York City

    18. 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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  • Double Decker Bus Tours, New York City

    19. Double Decker Bus Tours

    A college friend came in to town and requested a hop on hop off bus tour, I was quite skeptical at first, being a New Yorker and having fair knowledge of New York City. Boy was I wrong, the tours were...

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  • Parking, New York City

    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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  • New Jersey Transit, New York City

    21. New Jersey Transit

    We stayed in Cranford, NJ for the night after a show in nearby Scotch Plains, originally we were going to drop the car off at the Newark airport and carry our backpacks all day but then I won a...

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  • NYC Water Taxi, New York City

    22. NYC Water Taxi

    A water taxi service NEW YORK WATER TAXI offers commuter and sightseeing service mainly to points along the East River and Hudson River. NYWT has been operating since 2002, beginning with a fleet of...

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  • Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York City

    23. 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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  • Long Island Railroad, New York City

    24. Long Island Railroad

    The Long Island Railroad, or LIRR, has terminal stations at Penn Station in Manhattan, Long Island City in Queens, and Atlantic Terminal (near the new Barclay's Center) in Brooklyn. If you don't have...

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  • Penn Station, New York City

    25. Penn Station

    We used this to connect from our LIRR (Long Island Railroad) train from Jamaica (and Kennedy Airport) with the Amtrak train to Washington DC. Like many big urban stations, it’s a zoo combined with a...

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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....