How to Reach New York City

A guide on how to reach New York City through its state-of-the-art airports serving the city.

Reaching New York is no more a hassle. Here are all the options you can choose to reach the Big Apple and discover its dynamic life.

Flying to New York City

New York is home to three major international airports in the USA- John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International Airport, and LaGuardia Airport. Connecting the city to the rest of the world, these airports serve as arrival and departure points for tourists. 

John F. Kennedy International is the 6th busiest airport in the USA, serving more than 6.2 million passengers annually. The airport operates over 90 airlines, with nonstop or direct flights to major cities around the world. Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, JetBlue, Air ACT, UPS Airlines, and Atlas Air are popular Airlines one can prefer to reach NYC. 

Newark Liberty International Airport is the second-busiest airport in New York, with more than 480 daily departures. It serves approximately 4.9 million passengers annually, operating flights to Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Singapore, Turkey and other destinations. American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, Scandinavian Airlines, Porter Airlines, and British Airways are a few airlines that connect New York with major domestic and international airports.

LaGuardia Airport serves domestic flights with limited international flights. The airport experiences a footfall of 3 million passengers and approximately 500 daily departures. There are regular flights to Atlanta, Chicago, Miami, Dallas, Tulsa, Washington and other domestic cities. Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airlines, and Southwest are a few popular airlines flying to and from LaGuardia Airport.

Road Drive To New York

New York is connected with the neighboring regions via 31 interstate highways, which makes it easier to choose driving as a travel option. Interstate 81 (I-81) is a major north-south highway in New York, Interstate 88 runs northeast-southwest direction, and Interstate 87 runs north-south.  I-287, I-90, and I-190 are other highways running through the city. Do follow the New York driving rules for a safe journey. 

Bus, Subway & More

Your trip to New York can be convenient and affordable, thanks to the smooth network of buses or railways. Meta Bus is one of the largest bus fleets in the USA, with intercity and interstate connectivity. Travelers can also choose from Commuter or Suburban rail and Amartak for an affordable journey. Amartak serves approximately 26 train stations across New York.