There are three airports that service the New York City, New York area.
• LaGuardia Airport (LGA) - Queens, NY (Airport Phone: 718-533-3400)
• John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK)- Queens, NY (Airport Phone: 718-244-4444)
• Newark Airport (EWR) – Newark, NJ (Airport Phone: 937-961-6000)
• From LGA (smaller airport and slightly closer to Manhattan): Cabs, Ubers, and Lyfts can take 30-90 minutes depending on traffic. Cab flat rate is $52 (tolls, tax and tips may push it to $80). Uber and Lyft are typically $35-45. You can also take the MTA bus into Manhattan and the subway anywhere from there for $2.75.
• From JFK (largest airport of the three): Cab flat rate is $52 (tolls, tax, and tips may push it to $80) and can take 45 to 90 minutes. Uber and Lyft are typically $50-80. Air train to the subway runs about $8 and Subway (A Line) to midtown or downtown Manhattan runs $2.75.
• From EWR: Cab ride is $50 - $75 and can take 45-90 minutes. Bus to Amtrak/NJ Transit train lines are options. Also, Newark Liberty airport express goes to Manhattan for $28.
• Getting around:
o Super Shuttle can be booked in advance or at the airport. Cost varies between $20-30.
o If you take a cab from JFK or LGA, use yellow cab or green cab, the official NYC cabs.
o For traveling inside Manhattan, purchasing a weekly or daily subway pass can be cost effective.
The Hampton Inn Manhattan - Rooms start at $253.00
Aloft Manhattan - Rooms start at $263.00
Four Points by Sheraton - Rooms start at $242.00
Holiday Inn Wall Street - Rooms start at $251.00
Fairfield Inn & Suites Downtown - Rooms start at $253.00
Courtyard Marriott Downtown - Rooms start at $253.00
Residence Inn Marriott Downtown - Rooms start at $253.00
Sheraton Tribeca Hotel - Rooms start at $263.00
Fairfield Inn & Suites Downtown East - Rooms start at $164.00
Best Western Bowery Hanbee - Rooms start at $220.00
Sohotel - Rooms start at $242.00
Holiday Inn Lower East - Rooms start at $238.00
Courtyard Marriott Soho - Rooms start at $253.00
Hilton Garden Inn Tribeca - Rooms start at $306.00
There are also several Hyatt properties throughout the city.
* These hotels are a guide to assist you with lodging and not formal recommendations from the IACP and NYPD. There are many possible choices so choose the hotel that best fits your needs.