Whether you live across the Hudson or the Atlantic, getting to NYC is easy. Once here, you can use the City's network of trains (read: subway lines), buses and taxis to take you wherever you need to go.
Whether you live across the Hudson or across the Atlantic, getting to NYC is easy. If you’re coming from outside the United States, . 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.
For some travelers, especially those coming from other East Coast cities, buses are an affordable and convenient travel option. New York City enjoys service from such companies as , and , as well as other local carriers.
New York is an excellent walking city, and getting around by foot is the best way to familiarize yourself with neighborhoods and their (sometimes subtle) divisions. Of course, sometimes you’ll need to move more quickly or cover great distances, for which you’ve got subways, buses and cabs at your disposal. Click through each category (for example, "MTA Subways and Buses") for much more detail.
An OMNY card or a MetroCard (though that is being discontinued) gets you access to trains and buses that travel to nearly every corner of the City. All public transit buses are , as well as portions of the subway system.