The Javits Center is easily accessible from any official Toy Fair New York hotel by foot, car or NYC’s 24-hour public transit system. Toy Fair New York is not offering shuttles.

The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center is on 11th Ave. between 34th & 40th Sts.

Click on Get to the Show below to see multiple options for making your way to Toy Fair New York.

 

Getting to NYC

For those traveling by air, NYC is served by seven area airports. Of these, three are major hubs: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and LaGuardia Airport (LGA) are both in Queens, while Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) is located in neighboring New Jersey. These three airports provide access to the city via taxis, buses, vans, subways, trains and private limo car services.

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

Jamaica, Queens | jfkairport.com | 718-244-4444

JFK is 15 miles from Midtown Manhattan. It handles the most international traffic of any airport in the United States—more than 406,000 flights and 50.4 million–plus passengers annually. About 7,600 weekly domestic arrivals/departures connect to JFK, and 80 airlines serve its six passenger terminals.

Getting to Manhattan from JFK:

  • Taxi: the flat-rate fare is $52.80 (excluding tolls and gratuity); 50–60 minutes to/from Midtown. 212-NYC-TAXI.
  • Subway: $7.75 ($5 for AirTrain JFK and $2.75 for subway); 60–75 minutes to Midtown Manhattan on the A subway line at the Howard Beach–JFK Airport station, or the E, J, Z subway lines and Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) train at the Sutphin Blvd./Archer Ave. station.
  • Train: $5 AirTrain JFK connects to LIRR Jamaica Station, $10 peak/$7.25 off-peak train to Penn Station (NOTE: $6 surcharge for tickets purchased on board train).
  • Public bus: $2.75 (with free transfer to subway line into Manhattan); 60–75 minutes to Midtown. The Q3 bus at JFK connects to the F subway line, the B5 connects to the 3 and 4 lines, and the Q10 bus connects to the E and F lines.
  • Private bus & van companies: from $16–$20.
  • Higher prices for private limo car services.

LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

Jackson Heights, Queens | laguardiaairport.com | 718-533-3400

LaGuardia is on the northern shore of Queens and is the closest airport to Midtown Manhattan at about 8 miles away. It handles domestic US flights and shuttles, and Canadian and Caribbean air traffic, with 338,500-plus flights and 26.7 million passengers annually. Its four passenger terminals serve more than 6,955 weekly arrivals/departures.

Getting to Manhattan from LaGuardia:

  • Taxi: Metered fare is approximately $30–$50 (excluding tolls and gratuity); 30 minutes to/from Midtown. There is a $1 surcharge for trips taken 4–8 PM on weekdays and a 50-cent surcharge charged for trips taken 8 PM–6 AM daily. 212-NYC-TAXI.
  • Public bus: fare is $2.75 for the M60 bus between LaGuardia and Manhattan’s Upper West Side (106th Street and Broadway); 45–60 minutes. For subway connections from the airport into town, board the express Queens Q70 bus and disembark at the 82nd St./Jackson Heights subway station (for the 7 subway line) or the Jackson Heights/Roosevelt Ave. subway station (for 7, E, F, M or R subway lines); add 15–20 minutes for the subway ride.
  • Private bus and van companies: $13–$20.
  • Higher prices for private limo car services.

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)

Newark | newarkairport.com | 888-EWR-INFO

Newark Liberty welcomes more than 414,700 flights and almost 35 million passengers annually. There are more than 29 international and domestic carriers, with more than 7,700 weekly domestic arrivals/departures. The airport is across the Hudson River from New York City, 16 miles and 45–60 minutes from Midtown Manhattan.

Getting to Manhattan from Newark Liberty:

  • Taxi: Service to Midtown is permitted only via New Jersey–regulated taxis. Metered fares range $60–$75 (excluding tolls and gratuity). During weekday rush hours (6–9 AM and 4–7 PM) and on weekends noon–8 PM, there is a $5 surcharge to anywhere in New York State, except Staten Island. Seniors (ages 62 and older) receive a 10% discount. New Jersey taxis add a $5.50 surcharge to all credit card transactions. Newark Taxi Commission, 973-733-8912; Elizabeth Taxi Commission, 908-820-4000, ext. 4178.
  • When traveling to Newark Liberty from Midtown, taxi service is via NYC’s regulated taxis. Metered fares range $69–$75, plus a $5 surcharge (excluding tolls and gratuity). 212-NYC-TAXI.
  • Train: AirTrain Newark is free between EWR terminals. Purchase a flat-rate $12.50 ticket for a connection on an NJ Transit or Amtrak train into New York’s Penn Station. Note: Retain your $12.50 receipt to show to conductors on each train connection.
  • Private bus and van companies: $16–$20.
  • Higher prices for private limo car services.

Get to the Show

The Javits Center is easily accessible from any official Toy Fair New York hotel by foot, car or NYC’s 24-hour public transit system. Toy Fair New York is not offering shuttles.

The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center is on 11th Ave. between 34th & 40th Sts.

NYC Taxi’s or Rideshare Services can be directed to the Javits Center. For your convenience, 445 11th Avenue, New York, NY, 10001 is the attendee entrance address.

NYC’s extensive system of subways and buses are operated by the MTA (Metropolitan Transportation Authority). The system is inexpensive, operates 24/7 and provides a fun way to extend sightseeing, and it gets you where you need to go—fast.

The 7 subway train via 11th Avenue stops at 34th Street/Hudson Yards.

NYC Subway

Bus routes serving the Javits Center include the M34, M42, M50, M12, and M11. Use the MTA website to get customized directions but note that the span of service and frequency vary by route.

Special Service Needs

New York City is committed to ensuring accessibility for everyone with special needs, and has equipped all buses with lifts for those in wheelchairs and those who have difficulty climbing stairs. In addition, many subway stations include elevators, ramps, visual display signs, accessible public telephones, and tactile and audio features on vending machines. Subways also have automated voices indicating stops, and all buses and select subway stations are wheelchair accessible.

Many street-hail taxicabs accommodate wheelchairs. To request a wheelchair-accessible taxi, call the accessible dispatch center at 646-599-9999; text a request to 646-400-0789; or download the free mobile app “WOW Taxi” at the Apple App Store. Passengers with disabilities are eligible for reduced fares on most mass-transit trips.

For more information about NYC accessibility, call 212-NEW-YORK from outside the city or 311 while in town; contact the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (212-788 2830, TTY: 212-504-4115, nyc.gov/mopd); or visit NYC & Company’s accessibility section.