Book a flight from Toronto to New York, and see all the city that never sleeps has to offer.
From Central Park, to the Empire State Building, to the Statue of Liberty, there’s no shortage of things to do in New York. With almost every street leading to a landmark, even business travellers can become tourists.
If you want to be entertained, head to Broadway. Manhattan’s theatre district sprawls out from Broadway, and is the stage for world-class theatre. For something different, watch a show at one of New York’s Off-Broadway theatres. Often more experimental, these theatres provide an alternative to big-name productions.
Balance out entertainment with education, by taking a walk along Museum Mile. This stretch of Fifth Avenue is home to the Guggenheim, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Museum of the City of New York. Beyond the Mile, you can find hundreds of other museums, throughout New York’s five boroughs.
Head south on Fifth Avenue for some of the world’s best shopping. Whether you have a whole day or a half hour between meetings, the flagship stores make for some of the best window shopping in the world. Even if you don’t step inside, the Bergdorf Goodman window displays are one of the best shows in New York.
When you take a trip from Toronto to New York, you see a city that truly has it all, even peace and quiet. Find solitude in Central Park, or head out to the outer boroughs. From one of the waterfront parks in Brooklyn, you can enjoy Manhattan at a distance.
Despite its grisly name, the Meatpacking District is a cool and cultured Manhattan neighbourhood, with plenty to offer.
The Meatpacking District’s history is responsible for its colourful name. Slaughterhouses and packing plants were once the lifeblood of this enclave’s economy. Now, this historic neighbourhood by the Hudson River has become a must-see for any trip from Toronto to New York.
For the fashionable, shopping in the Meatpacking District is a dream. High-end shops have made their homes in the neighbourhood’s old buildings, mixing rough and refined. From designer to artisanal, the selection of shoes and clothing available make shopping in the Meatpacking District famous.
Head onto the High Line to see one of New York City’s most interesting parks. This former freight rail line is now a unique urban green space. Get on at Gansevoort Street and enjoy the walk and the view.
Miles away from Museum Mile, the Whitney Museum of American Art provides a peek into New York’s extensive museum offerings. With an impressive collection of contemporary art, the Whitney has some of the best new art in New York.
If your visit to the Meatpacking District is missing some retail, head north on 9th Avenue to the Chelsea Market. You can buy plenty of prepared food, clothing, and other retail offerings.
While the typical image of Brooklyn may consist of beards and bicycles, Prospect Heights has something more to offer.
The restaurants in Prospect Heights include an eclectic mix of multicultural and American fare. For a taste of the old Brooklyn, head to Tom’s Restaurant (no, this is not the famous Tom’s Restaurant you were thinking of from Seinfeld). This family owned and operated restaurant has been open since 1936. Even though you won’t find the booth where Jerry, Elaine, Kramer and George all sat in, you can however, find your own booth at Tom’s and enjoy their delicious pancakes and vintage sodapops on tap.
Walk off your breakfast by heading to Prospect Park. In the park, you can spend hours inside at the Brooklyn Public Library and Brooklyn Museum, or enjoy the outdoors at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens and Prospect Lake.
Just off Flatbush Avenue, you can find Prospect Park’s very own zoo. At the Prospect Park Zoo you can visit the barn animals at the petting zoo or watch sea lions at the sea lion court.
When you leave the park, take advantage of Prospect Park’s location and visit one of the nearby neighbourhoods. Head to Park Slope to see tree-lined streets and historic Brooklyn brownstones. Walk to Windsor Terrace for some of Brooklyn’s best Caribbean food. No matter where you exit, you’ll be entering another interesting neighbourhood.
And, it’s such a short flight from Toronto to New York when you come back to explore more.
Fly non-stop from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ) to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in New Jersey. Toronto to New York flight time is 1 hour and 30 minutes on average. Toronto to New York distance is around 540 km / 335 mi.
While onboard, sit back, relax, and enjoy our free drinks and snacks.
Porter’s check-in desk is located on the second floor, in the departures area.
Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ) is about 3 km / 2 mi from downtown Toronto.
All roads and rails lead to Porter. Located at the base of Bathurst Street, Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is easily accessible by streetcar (the 511 streetcar via Bathurst subway station and the 509 streetcar via Union Station). You can take the subway, GO Transit, PATH or UP Express to and from Union Station and then hop on the free shuttle bus service to get you to Porter as well.
Please allow sufficient time to drop off your car rental before your departing flight.
Taxis from downtown cost about $10 CAD. Car service is about $40 CAD.
The shuttle pick-up and drop-off location downtown is by the west entrance of the Royal York Hotel on York Street.
The shuttle bus offers comfortable and complimentary service between downtown and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, approximately every 15 minutes. Times may vary due to traffic and road conditions.
Ubers are available for pick-up and drop-off at the airport.
The UP Express Train connects you between Union Station, Bloor Station, Weston Station and Pearson Airport. For ticket fares and schedules, visit upexpress.com
You can choose to take the pedestrian tunnel to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport or the 90-second ferry ride that runs every 15 minutes across Toronto’s inner harbour.
Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) is about 27 km / 16 mi from midtown Manhattan.
Several NJ Transit buses run from Newark Liberty International Airport. For more information, visit the NJ Transit website.
Take the airport's free Air Train to the Newark Airport Station, to connect to a NJ Transit train to New York Penn Station. Purchase your NJ Transit ticket before boarding the train.
Taxi and car service to Manhattan costs about $75 USD.
Car rental services are available at Station P2 and Station P3 of Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). Hertz is located in P3. Take the AirTrain to access either of these stations.
The Newark Airport Express shuttle bus provides service from the airport to several stops in New York City. The fare is $16 USD.