Transportation from New York Airports
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Transportation from NY Airports


If you would like to use our airport pick-up service during orientation, please fill in the airport pick-up form and return it to the International Student Services Office before the deadline.

If you are traveling to New Paltz from New York area airports, follow the directions below:

From JFK Airport to Manhattan in New York City

Take the New York Airport Transport bus service to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan. 

From La Guardia Airport to Manhattan in New York City

Take the New York Airport Transport bus service to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan.

From Newark Airport to Manhattan in New York City

Take New Jersey Transit Bus to  the Port Authority Bus Terminal.


Take the Airtrain to the Newark International Train station and the NJ transit or Amtrak train to Manhattan.

From Manhattan to New Paltz

At Port Authority Bus Terminal, take the Trailways Bus to New Paltz. Buses run to New Paltz every one-to-two hours. Local taxis in New Paltz will take students to the SUNY New Paltz campus.

From Stewart International Airport (Newburgh, NY) to New Paltz

This is the closest airport to New Paltz. You can use a local taxi service to travel to New Paltz by speaking with a Customer Care Representative in the terminal or at the welcome center.  

Car Service to New Paltz

Students who are planning to travel to SUNY New Paltz on their own, or in a group may want to reserve a car service to take them from the airport directly to SUNY New Paltz. Reservations can be made in advance by contacting the car service directly. All Transportation Network offers door-to-door service from New York airports to New Paltz.

Temporary Stay in New Paltz

If you should arrive before the residence halls open and need temporary housing, you may want to contact one of the following motels that are convenient to the campus: