Arriving in Destination

John F Kennedy International Airport The AirTrain ($5) links to the subway ($2.75), which makes the one-hour journey into Manhattan. Express buses to Grand Central or Port Authority cost $18. Taxis cost a flat $52, excluding tolls, tip and rush-hour surcharge.

LaGuardia Airport The closest airport to Manhattan but the least accessible by public transit: take the Q70 express bus from the airport to the 74th St–Broadway subway station. Express buses to Midtown cost $15. Taxis range from $34 to $53, excluding tolls and tip.

Newark Liberty International Airport Take the AirTrain ($5.50) to Newark Airport train station, and board any train bound for New York’s Penn Station ($13). Taxis range from $60 to $80 (plus $15 toll and tip). Allow 45 minutes to one hour of travel time.