Train Station in Midtown

Penn Station

Penn Station (not to be confused with the Penn Station in Newark, NJ) is the departure point for all Amtrak ( trains, including the speedy Acela Express service to Boston (3½ hours) and Washington, DC…
Airport in Queens

JFK International Airport

Fifteen miles from Midtown Manhattan in southeastern Queens, JFK has eight terminals and serves 56 million passengers annually. The JetBlue and Delta terminals have been significantly improved and modernized in rece…
Bus in Midtown


Buses head to Bethesda, Maryland, and Arlington, Virginia, both near Washington, DC (one-way from $30), leaving from the northwest corner of Seventh Ave and W 30th St. Vamoose also offers business-class coach servic…
Airport in Queens

LaGuardia Airport

Used mainly for domestic flights, LaGuardia is smaller than JFK International Airport but only 8 miles from midtown Manhattan. It sees about 27 million passengers per year and has been open to commercial use since 1…
Ferry in New York City

NYC Ferry

This new ferry service provides an appealing way of getting around the city – assuming you're near the waterfront. There are four routes, that run between Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens, including a ferry that sails…
Bus in Midtown


Servicing DC, Baltimore, Boston and Philadelphia, BoltBus is one of several discount bus lines operating in the city. Absurdly cheap fares, even for $1, require advanced booking. Plug-ins for laptops, but on-board w…
Bus Station in Midtown

Port Authority Bus Terminal

For long-distance bus trips, you’ll leave and depart from the world’s busiest bus station, the Port Authority Bus Terminal, which sees 66 million passengers travel through each year. Plans to replace or renovate thi…
Tram in Midtown

Roosevelt Island Tramway Station

Zipping across the river to Roosevelt Island via the four-minute aerial tram is a trip in itself and worth it for the stunning view of the East Side of Manhattan framed by the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge. Trams leave …
Bus in Midtown


Travels from New York to Boston, Washington, DC, and Toronto, among other destinations. Free (sometimes functioning) wi-fi. Departures leave from 34th St between Eleventh and Twelfth Aves and incoming arrivals stop …
Ferry in Financial District & Lower Manhattan

Ferry to Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

This ferry service runs from Battery Park in Manhattan to Liberty Island (Statue of Liberty) and Ellis Island. Ferries generally run every 20 to 25 minutes. See the website for current timetables.