Travel & Transportation
We are looking forward to welcoming you to New York City! We greatly appreciate your making the effort to travel both near and far to attend the Henry Kunkel Society meeting. We hope that the following information is helpful in planning your trip.

LaGuardia is accessible by MTA bus and subway service. The most direct public transit route is to take the M60-SBS 4 stops to Hoyt Av/31 St and transfer to the subway at Astoria Blvd. Take the W train 6 stops to Lexington Av/59 St and walk about 15 minutes to Rockefeller. By car or taxi, it is about a 35-minute drive, depending on traffic conditions.

JFK’s AirTrain provides will connect you with the subway system and Long Island Railroad (LIRR) at Jamaica Station. There are a few options to reach at Rockefeller from Jamaica. The following routes are the most direct.

Via Long Island Railroad (LIRR)

Via Subway

Alternatively, it is about an hour drive to Rockefeller from JFK, depending on traffic conditions.

Public transpiration options are available between New York City and Newark. Details are available on their website. It takes about 35-45 minutes by taxi or car, depending on traffic conditions.

To make the most out of your trip to New York for the 2024 HKS meeting and check out other neighborhoods, take advantage of the city's extensive transit system.
You can reach New York City and the Rockefeller University by one of the commuter rail lines or Amtrak. The Rockefeller University campus is situated equidistantly from both major transit hubs, Penn Station and Grand Central Terminal.
The maps and schedules for the commuter rail lines are posted can be found on their websites:
The Rockefeller University is about a 15 minute walk from the N/R/W and 4/5/6 trains at Lexington Av/59 St or the Q train at Lexington Av/59 St Lexington Av/63 St. To ride the subway, either purchase a MetroCard from one of the vending machines in the station or a contactless payment method such as tapping a contactless credit card or using a digital wallet with OMNY (One Metro New York) for a seamless entry. Google Maps can help you navigate the subway system.