New York

There are many, many hotel and food options in the vicinity of the Graduate Center.

Getting to and around New York

New York City is easily accessible through its three area airports: John F. Kennedy Airport, LaGuardia Airport, and Newark Liberty Airport. Rail access to Grand Central Station in Manhattan is readily available from numerous locations, including the airports. New York City has a dense network of subways, busses, as well as taxis that make getting around to virtually any location quick and easy.

  • Subway and Train JFKFrom JFK take Airtrain to Howard Beach. Then transfer to the A train to Fulton Street/Broadway; Finally transfer to the number 4 or 5 subway lines to Grand Central Station.
  • MTA of the State of New York – Information about subways, buses and trains in the greater New York metropolitan area can be found on this site. Subway Map | Bus Map
  • Airlink ShuttleGround transportation services throughout New York City and the NYC Airports, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Bus ServiceNew York Airport Service provides transportation service to and from Manhattan (New York City), JFK Airport, and LGA Airport. Service to Newark Airport (EWR) and Midtown Hotels are provided by our sister company Go Airlink NYC.
  • Port Authority of New York and New Jersey – This commuting and travel page links to airport, ferry and ground transportation information in the New York City and New Jersey area.
  • Direct Airport Information: Newark, LaGuardia, JFK

Please use one of the officially recognized modes of transportation and do not accept rides from any driver with whom you have not made previous arrangements or who does not operate from an official taxi stand.

Nearby Attractions

The 9-11 Memorial, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Metropolitan Museum, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Central Park, Grand Central Station, Rockefeller Plaza, the Empire State and Chrysler buildings, United Nations Complex, the Guggenheim museum, the Frick gallery, the Natural History Museum, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the Brooklyn bridge, Times Square, Broadway theaters, numerous jazz cafes and entertainment spots, and some of the best shopping in the world are just around the corner.

Reserve Visitor Passes to the 9-11 Memorial – In order to accommodate visitors while the Memorial is surrounded by ongoing construction on other World Trade Center projects, the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center has instituted a timed reservation system.

The easiest and quickest way to make a reservation is online. Please note, their website reflects actual inventory of visitor passes.