Getting to the conference from the major airports:
Taxis at JFK Airport charge a flat fare of $52 for trips between the airport and Manhattan. Taxis impose a $4.50 surcharge during peak hours (4-8 p.m. weekdays, excluding holidays), for a fare of $56.50. To obtain ground transportation information, please visit the Port Authority Welcome Center located in the arrivals area of each terminal.
Unlike the taxis at JFK, the taxis from LaGuardia are metered. The meter must read $3.00 at the start of the trip. One fare pays for all passengers. If you are unsure about ride information, please visit the Port Authority Welcome Center in each of the arrivals area. LaGuardia Link provides bus service from LaGuardia Airport to the 74th Street/Roosevelt Avenue subway station. Take the 7 train to Times Square.
At Newark, and all area airports, please ignore offers of transportation from solicitors in the terminals. A taxi from Newark should cost around $65.50.
Getting around the city:
Medallion Taxicab: This page explains rates of fare, and the passenger's Bill of Rights.
BY SUBWAY AND BUS
On the MTA website, you'll find fare information, as well as subway maps and bus routes.
The streets in mid-town Manhattan are laid out in a grid, with streets incrementing from south to north, and avenues incrementing from east to west, making it difficult to get lost.
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