Getting to NYC
Whether you live across the Hudson or across the Atlantic, getting to NYC is easy. If you’re coming from outside the United States, check this page for visa information. See below for the best ways to reach the five boroughs from anywhere in the world, and click through each category (for example, “By plane”) for much more detail.
By plane If you’re coming from far away, you’ll probably want to fly into one of the New York City area’s major airports. There are a number of hotels conveniently located near the City’s airports.
By train Those starting from a nearby suburb can reach NYC by NJ Transit, Long Island Rail Road or Metro-North Railroad. Amtrak also offers comfortable, convenient service to NYC from cities near and far.
By bus For some travelers, especially those coming from other East Coast cities, buses are an affordable and convenient travel
Want help navigating the city by bike? The official NYC Bike Map is published each year. Plan your route or find a bike shop in your neighborhood.
Download or request a free copy of the NYC Bike Map
Bike share gives New Yorkers a fun, easy, and efficient way to get around the city without having to worry about bike storage or maintenance. Find out how to unlock a bike and get riding today.
Learn more about bike share and find a station near you
Sign up to become a Citi Bike member
Learn about NYC’s Dockless Bike Share Pilot
Cycling is booming in New York City. DOT provides helpful information to make your ride safer and easier, and gives away free bicycle helmet at events throughout the city.
Learn more about NYC DOT’s Safety Education for cyclists
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— Perry Brown (@the_real_PnB) December 18, 2019
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