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It worked very well for us

My wife and I visited New York for four days, and it was our first visit to America. I can't begin... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
thetravellingmanUk
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Efficient

Ok, so it’s not the cleanest, it’s not the quietest transport system in the world and the... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
Tim121home
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Videos and information indicate that using the Air Train at JFK is pretty simple. Getting on the correct Air Train may not be a problem for some who understand the three train system. However, an inconvenience that many may encounter is actually getting to the...More

Thank porthenderson60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is impressive how the New York City subway and bus system enables millions of travelers to reach their destinations. The Subway seems to the quickest method of transportation since it avoids the traffic aboveground. During my June 2018 visit to New York City, I...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Being in the City for a week, the $32 seven day pass was the ideal choice and we used it extensively on the subway, although it also works on the buses, but aware that the Air Train is not covered. Nevertheless it was perfect for...More

Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

The MTA is the best public transportation system in the world. It is very hard work to keep the entire system operating optimally.

Thank sushiguy79
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Don't bother with buses, overpriced cabs and Ubers, this is the only way to get around town. $3 single trip or $33 for 7 days unlimited - subway is easy to use if you have a good map app. We used AirTrain & LIRR for...More

Thank Ross81UK
Reviewed 18 March 2018

My wife and I visited New York for four days, and it was our first visit to America. I can't begin to imagine how we would have managed to see and do so much if it wasn't for the MTA! Straight away we used the...More

Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Ok, so it’s not the cleanest, it’s not the quietest transport system in the world and the reputation for ‘interesting characters’ is definitely not without foundation but; this is a very efficient network, crying out for investment but still a great way to get around...More

Thank Tim121home
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

The way to travel in NYC. Rude people along with homeless create uneasy atmosphere. Overpriced and conductors on many LIRR trains are rude and unpleasant. Great way to showcase city to the world!

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The more I travel in New York City, the more I am impressed with the MTA. What other city has so many subway trains and manages to keep them running on time and relatively clean. This is a very under rated part of NYC's infrastructure....More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

I grew up in Bronx, NY in the 60s and 70s and surprised upon returning that not much has changed with the subways and Metro North. The stations still have no lifts/elevators for the disabled. I climbed two flights of stairs with cane (I guess...More

Thank Ramjet999
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Response from Philip S | Reviewed this property |
I would take a taxi as it is the easiest way out of LaGuardia. If you were going to Manhattan, there is a free bus (M60). However, there isn’t one going to Brooklyn from my knowledge. $20-30 and taxi gets you anywhere in... More
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