TRANS­PORTA­TION

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AM­TRAK

Guests travel in com­fort on these pas­sen­ger trains, stop­ping at sta­tions through­out the coun­try. Most in­clude re­fresh­ment cars. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Penn Sta­tion, Eighth Ave., 800.872.7245.

CITI BIKE

Bikes avail­able for rent for 30-minute in­ter­vals from var­i­ous dock­ing sta­tions in Man­hat­tan, Brook­lyn and part of New Jersey and Queens. The web­site of­fers group rides, lo­cal events, bike classes and sug­gested routes. $12 for 24- Hour Ac­cess Pass, $24 for three- day Ac­cess Pass.

GRAND CEN­TRAL TER­MI­NAL

Trains run on the Metro- North rail­road line to and from this ma­jes­tic land­mark, over 100 years old. For sched­ules and prices, visit mta.info/mnr. E. 42nd St., btw Lex­ing­ton & Van­der­bilt aves., 212.340.2583.

GRAY LINE CITYSIGHTSEEING NEW YORK

Sight­see­ing tours by bus, boat and he­li­copter. Buses leave from the Gray Line New York Vis­i­tor Cen­ter, 777 Eighth Ave., btw W. 47th & W. 48th sts., 212.445.0848.

HAMP­TON LUX­URY LINER

Daily van ser­vice from NYC to the Hamp­tons and Mon­tauk. Vine­yard tours ev­ery Sa & Su from NYC. 631.537.5800.

LONG IS­LAND RAIL ROAD

This rail ser­vice, which op­er­ates 24 hours a day, seven days a week (in­clud­ing all hol­i­days), takes vis­i­tors from Penn Sta­tion or Ja­maica to more than 100 des­ti­na­tions through­out Long Is­land, in­clud­ing beaches. For get­away pack­ages, pric­ing and sched­ules, go to mta.info/lirr or call 511 and say “LIRR” at any time.

METRO- NORTH RAIL­ROAD

This rail­road trav­els to 120 sta­tions through­out seven coun­ties in New York State. 212.532.4900.

NJ TRAN­SIT

NJ Tran­sit is your ride to Ne­wark Lib­erty In­ter­na­tional Air­port, MetLife Sta­dium, Pru­den­tial Cen­ter, the Jersey Shore and more. Buy your tick­ets in ad­vance with NJ TRAN­SIT’s Mo­bile App. 973.275.5555.

NYC FERRY

This ferry ser­vice, op­er­ated by Horn­blower, of­fers trans­porta­tion along the East River to and from Lower Man­hat­tan and Mid­town and also parts of Brook­lyn and Queens, with more routes be­ing de­vel­oped. Ves­sels of­fer charg­ing sta­tions, Wi- Fi and con­ces­sions. Adult one-way ticket, $2.75. Tick­ets can be bought through the NYC Ferry app, the web­site or at a ticket vend­ing ma­chine, avail­able at all of the ferry land­ings.

PENN STA­TION

At one of the na­tion’s busiest tran­sit hubs, city buses and sub­ways con­verge with com­muter rail ser­vices to New Jersey and Long Is­land and na­tional rail ser­vices. Eighth Ave., btw W. 31st & W. 33rd sts., 212.630.6401.

PORT AUTHOR­ITY BUS TER­MI­NAL

The na­tion’s largest bus ter­mi­nal serves ap­prox­i­mately 200,000 pas­sen­gers from across the na­tion on a typ­i­cal week­day. Bus carriers in­clude New Jersey Tran­sit, Grey­hound and ShortLine Bus. 625 Eighth Ave., from W. 40th to W. 42nd sts., 800.221.9903.

SUPERSHUTTLE

Bright blue and yel­low vans trans­port trav­el­ers on shared rides from home, of­fice or ho­tel to LaGuardia, John F. Kennedy or Ne­wark In­ter­na­tional air­ports. 800.258.3826.

fa­mous trans­porta­tion hub with this self- guided au­dio tour. $9 adults, $7 se­niors/dis­abled, stu­dents/ chil­dren. Pickup from GCT Tour Win­dow on the Main Con­course. 89 E. 42nd St., at Park Ave., 917.566.0008.

HIGH LINE TOUR

En­joy a free tour of this fas­ci­nat­ing el­e­vated park, once the site of the New York Cen­tral Rail­road, which car­ried goods to and from Man­hat­tan’s in­dus­trial dis­trict. Knowl­edge­able vol­un­teer guides lead 75-minute tours, of­fer­ing an in­sider’s per­spec­tive on the park’s his­tory, de­sign and land­scape. Tours take place twice a week on Tu (6:30 pm) and Sa (10 am) be­tween May 1 and Oct. 31. No need to RSVP. 91 Gan­sevoort Street, at Wash­ing­ton St., 212.500.6035.

MADI­SON SQUARE GAR­DEN ALL-AC­CESS TOUR

This tour of the fa­mous sports and en­ter­tain­ment arena in­cludes locker rooms of the New York Knicks bas­ket­ball team and a photo gallery of celebri­ties who have per­formed at the venue. Daily 10:30 am-3 pm. $26.95 adults, $18.95 se­niors/stu­dents, $17.95 chil­dren. Sev­enth Ave., at W. 33rd St., 866.858.0008.

SPIRIT CRUISES

The Man­hat­tan sky­line is on the menu, along with din­ing and danc­ing. Times/prices vary. Chelsea Piers, Pier 61, at W. 21st St. & the West Side Hwy., 866.483.3866; Lin­coln Har­bor Yacht Club, 1500 Har­bor Blvd., btw Park Ave. & 19th St., Wee­hawken, NJ.

UR­BAN OYS­TERS NYC WALK­ING TOURS

Vis­i­tors can ex­plore the Brook­lyn Navy Yard , sam­ple some of New York City’s tra­di­tional eth­nic foods from the Lower East Side and more, while learn­ing about the im­por­tance of his­tor­i­cal preser­va­tion. For in­for­ma­tion, call 347.618.8687.

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