Travel Guide

Brooklyn, New York City 

Getting In

From Outside New York City 

By Plane
JFK Airport (in Queens) and Newark Liberty International Airport (in neighboring New Jersey) receive both U.S. and international flights. Another is LaGuardia Airport (also in Queens) receiving regional flights from U.S. cities, flights from Canada (Toronto, Montreal, and Ottawa), and the Caribbean (Aruba, Bahamas, and Bermuda). Ground transport from the airports to Brooklyn include shuttle buses, cabs, and private cars. Among the three airports
, Newark Airport is less convenient because of the longer distance and you would have to pass through Manhattan before reaching Brooklyn. Being located in neighboring Queens, JFK Airport and LaGuardia are shorter distances to Brooklyn.
Immigration at JFK Airport, Queens (New York City)

Immigration at JFK Airport by Beatrice Murch

By Train
Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan is the hub for Amtrak trains in the Northeastern Corridor of the United States. Amtrak trains arrive at Penn Station from as far as Florida in the south, Chicago in the west, and as far north as Toronto and Montreal in Canada. The New Jersey Transit and Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) commuter trains also arrive at Penn Station from neighboring stations in New Jersey. From Penn Station there are nearby subway trains and yellow cabs to Brooklyn.

Amtrak Terminal at Penn Station, Manhattan (New York City)

Amtrak Terminal at Penn Station by NHRHS2010

By Bus
Greyhound is a major operator of intercity buses with an extensive network of routes across the United States. Greyhound use Penn Station and the Port Authority Bus Terminal (PABT), both in Midtown Manhattan, as the bus terminals in New York City. Regional buses using PABT as their terminals include Peter Pan Bus Lines and the New Jersey Transit. From PABT, travelers can take the nearby subway train or cab to Brooklyn.

Low-cost bus companies MegaBus and BoltBus serve several regional routes in the United States and end their journey in New York City at stops nearby Penn Station. Other regional low-cost buses are the Chinatown buses, which end their journey in New York City at several bus stops in Manhattan's Chinatown. From Chinatown, there are the subway trains and cabs to Brooklyn.

Greyhound bus arriving in New York City

Greyhound bus arriving in New York City by Adam E. Moreira


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