New York, NY
The closest major airport is LaGuardia Airport, located at a distance of 8 miles from the city center of New York, NY.
There are numerous ways to easily get around in New York City. The Big Apple offers visitors a long list of choices, when it comes to getting around, but, the most poular mode of transportation is the public transit.
The mass transit in New York City is the most complex and extensive in North America and most of it runs 24 hours a day. Its subway system is the busiest in the Western Hemisphere, while Grand Central Terminal, also popularly referred to as `Grand Central Station`, is the world's largest railway station by number of platforms.
There are also many different bus lines, which provide a good alternative to the subway, identified by letter, followed by numbers, the letter indicating the borough in which the line operates - M for Manhattan, B for Brooklyn, S for Staten Island and Q for Queens.
Besides mass transit one can also walk, ride the bike or drive to get around in New York City, and, of course, there are also the city's famous yellow cabs. However, driving is not considered to be the best way to get around in the Big Apple, because the city often experiences heavy traffic and congestions.
Easy! Just follow the driving directions listed below!
From LaGuardia Airport: Head west and make a slight right toward Grand Central Pkwy. Take the ramp on the left onto Grand Central Pkwy and then take the exit onto Brooklyn Queens Expy E. Merge onto I-278 W and take exit 29 for Tillary St toward Manhattan Bridge/Bklyn Civic Center. Continue straight onto Tillary St and turn right at Adams St. Continue onto Brooklyn Bridge and take the Centre St N exit toward Chambers St. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Park Row S/West Side Hwy/New York 9A/Church St and merge onto Avenue of the Finest/Park Row. Keep right at the fork. Turn left at Broadway and again at John St. Turn left at Cliff St. NYU will be on the left.