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 $20), leaving from the northwest corner of Seventh Ave and W 30th St. Vamoose also offers business-class coach servic…
Bus in Philadelphia


The easiest way to travel between all of central Philadelphia's key tourist sights, from Fairmount Park to Penn's Landing, is on this service. Running on a loop, roughly every 15 minutes, you can either pay $2 per r…
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…
Airport in Newark

Newark Liberty International Airport

Don’t write off New Jersey when looking for airfares to New York. Just 16 miles from Midtown, Newark’s airport is the same distance from the city as JFK, attracting many New Yorkers out for flights. Servicing some 3…
Bicycle Rental in Philadelphia


Indego bike rental stations are located across the city. You'll need a US-registered credit or debit card to rent the bikes for the walk-up rate. A better deal is to order an Indego key ahead of time.
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…