Getting Around

Metropolitan Transportation Association (MTA)

  • Trip Planner Website: Visit the MTA Trip Planner site to get custom Getting Arounddirections and the quickest transit routes between two destinations.
  • MTA TravelTime Apps:  Visit the MTA site to download their TravelTime apps to get real-time arrival information on your phone.
  • New York Subway Map: A map of the New York City subway system.
  • Long Island Railroad: Information on routes, prices, and times.
  • Metro-North Railroad: Metro-North Railroad links New York City to Connecticut and several New York State counties outside of Manhattan.

Other Transportation Options

  • NYU Campus Transportation: On-campus shuttles are available, and free! You can sign up for an alert newsletter.
  • PATH Trains: The primary transportation link between Manhattan and New Jersey urban and suburban communities.
  • New Jersey Transit: Links major points between NYC, New Jersey (including Newark International Airport), and Philadelphia. Full-time students are eligible to receive a rail, bus, or light rail monthly pass at 25% off the regular monthly pass price through NJ TRANSIT's Quik-Tik program.
  • Parking: For those commuting to New York by car, there are several parking garages around NYU. Some garages offer discounts to NYU students with a valid NYU Card.

Going Out in New York