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New York Destination Guide

Fly Direct to New York

Whether travelling to New York for business or leisure, get your trip to New York off to a perfect start and enjoy close airport parking with short walks to the terminal. You’ll also love the relaxed atmosphere at Shannon - no congestion and no hassle guaranteed!

And remember that if you’re travelling to the United States from Shannon, our full US Preclearance facilities means you can undertake all immigration, customs and agriculture inspections before you leave, making your arrival in the US easier and faster.

When you land

From JFK International Airport, expect to pay $5 for the AirTrain, which gets you to the city’s subway in under an hour and a taxi will set you back $45 or so.

And from Newark Liberty Airport, the Air train will cost you about the same and you’ll have plenty of other options in terms of car rental, buses, and more. 

From New York Stewart International, Coach USA’s Stewart Airport Express offers a fast, easy, express bus service between the airport and New York City. It takes about 90 minutes and you’re best off buying tickets online first.

Manhattan

Now here’s a real tourist’s dream – from the neon-tinted excitement of Time Square, to the picturesque tranquility of Central Park, there’s something for everyone. There are plenty of great places to eat and drink around Midtown or the East Village and if you fancy a shopping splurge, you can head to Macy’s or Bloomingdales for high quality goods.

Shopping & Entertainment 

And speaking of shopping, Madison Avenue is where it’s at for so many. Bursting with designers like Calvin Klein, Giorgio Armani and Jean-Paul Gaultier, this will test your credit card. On Fifth Avenue, you’ll find high-end department stores including Bergdorf’s and Bendel’s.

New York’s skyline is dominated by skyscrapers like the Rockefeller Centre and the Empire State Building, both of which offer tremendous views of Manhattan, and you can’t go far without running into a top class gallery or museum – the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and the American Museum of Natural History being two of particular note. And of course, a show on Broadway is still a big part of the New York experience.

Sport

The Big Apple loves its sport and is home to the world-famous New York Yankees and the Mets (Baseball), the Giants and the Jets (Football), and the Knicks (Basketball). Visit any one of these great stadiums and you’re sure to meet many colourful fans too!

 
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